by magda on 19/03/10 at 8:00 am
Joomla, formerly known as Mambo, is a popular open source Content Management System (CMS). As with most open source projects, there’s a ton of free tools out there for you to use. We’ve chosen over 30 useful extensions and other tools to make your Joomla life easier. Enjoy.
Don’t forget to check out our post where you can suggest future toolbox topics! (this list came from one of the suggestions)
iJoomla.com – Offers a mixture of free and paid extensions for your site.
Joomla-Addons.org – A large selection of free addons for Joomla.
JoomlaEquipment.com – Professionally developed extensions for Joomla.
JoomlaHacks.com – A large collection of free modules and templates for you to use.
JoomlaShowroom.com – Designing extensions for Joomla-based business sites.
JoomlaSpan.com – A selection of paid extensions, and a subscription based monitoring service.
HowToJoomla.net – A blog dedicated to everything Joomla and offers lots of tricks for advanced features.
Joomla.org – The main home for the open source project with an archive of 2,200 extensions for your install, a forum, a developer area and more.
Joomla-Developer-Resources.com – Tutorials for getting started with your own Joomla Development.
JoomlaBased.com – Submit your site and get reviews and comments.
JoomlaCode.org – A resource site for those looking to develop projects based on the Joomla code.
JoomlaDirectory.co.uk – A UK based directory of all the Joomla resources out there.
JoomLancers.com – A site for people needing special work down on Joomla to find freelancers looking for work.
JoomlaPoweredSites.com – A site for you to submit your Joomla powered site to and receive comments and reviews from users.
JoomlaSpots.com – Submit your Joomla based site to this directory to get yourself more exposure.
JoomlaTribune.com – Bringing together news and resources from all over the Joomla community.
JoomlaTutorials.com – A large selection of tutorials from installing to adding extensions.
JoomlaZone.net – A site with the aim of bringing all Joomla sites together in one easily accessible reference directory.
CompassDesigns.net – Professional template designers with ready made solutions. Also offers free tutorials.
Gavick.com – A European based designer of professional templates with a small selection of free ones.
IbolDesign.com – A collection of free Joomla templates for your use.
Joomla-Themes.co.uk – News and reviews on all the latest themes out in the Joomla world.
Joomlart.com – A template club where you get 40 templates right away, and 2 per month for the next year. Does have a few free templates, and a forum.
JoomlaJet.com – A Joomla theme club with 50 themes already in their backstock.
JoomlaJunkie.com – A professional template design company that likes to focus on color. Offers a small selection of free templates.
JoomlaShack.com – Offers up a small selection of free templates and more you can buy. Also has tutorials and a forum.
PixelParadise.com – Offers over 60 pay for template designs.
RocketTheme.com – Another template club that offers you 45 templates at sign up and 1 per month for a year. Offers a small selection of free templates.
Shape5.com – Offers a mixture of paid for and free templates & modules.
SiteGround Joomla Templates – Well known web host offering over 50 free Joomla templates.
YouJoomla.com – Joomla templates for business style sites.