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thoughts and opinions on the business of building websites

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It's hard to believe. This month marks 10 years since I uploaded my first Mambo website. Mambo forked into Joomla a year or so later in September of 2005. Here's a quick look back on 10 years in business building Joomla - and a few Mambo - websites.

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Actually, neither. Wordpress and Joomla are the most popular open source CMS packages at the moment. But the thing that really makes the difference is the web designer / developer, not the CMS.

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The open source framework of Joomla! and other community supported CMS packages like Drupal, Wordpress, Magento, etc come with a virtual promise of DIY website success - but often the results you will get in using cheap web developers are on a par with what you spend.