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Things to consider when hiring Joomla developer

by Aanchal Kaura Magent Developer at Seasia Infotech

The origin of the word “Joomla” comes from the Swahili word “Jumla”, which means “all together” or “as a whole”.

This statement was justified on September, 2017 as 4 Million people had visited Joomla.org.

That’s HUGE!

A fully feature-loaded Content Management System (CMS), Joomla is no dance move.

But yes, it is no less!

Joomla and its striking similarity to the word Jhoom makes it a pretty interesting terminology. One of the most loved open-source CMS, Joomla is of course, making a lot of website developers’ dance to its tunes.

Not so bad ah!

But do you know Joomla by heart?

Joomla holds a unique place in open source community, being the only non-corporate backed community driven CMS platform in the world.

Joomla also implements modern programming standards using Object Oriented Program (OOP) and rapping things up with a strong MVC (Model View Controller) design pattern.

There are extensions available to back up Joomla site

 Joomla extensions conversely are clearly separated by function, purpose and scope:

·         Plugins tend to be simple feature additions for Joomla.

·         Modules are used to add bits of content around the main content area.

·   Components are made to extend the core functionally of Joomla, and a component will generally comprise its own set of modules and/or plugins.

Founded on August 17, 2005 by Alex Kempkens, Andrew Eddie and Andy Miller Joomla is used to build, organize, manage and publish content for small businesses, governments, non-profits and large organizations worldwide.

Things to be determined while hiring Joomla web developers:

Past Performances

As the first step, spare some time to check out the portfolio of the developer.

Do some research on the background details of the company.

Find out who their past clients were, what kind of projects they have undertaken so far and about their experience in this field. Experienced developers can deliver feature-rich websites according to your requirements. Go through the testimonials of other clients about the developer’s services.

Cautious about Quality

 For a website to develop, Quality is the most important aspect that matters. The developer must be able to understand the business goals and ideas and project the same in the website. The Joomla Web developer must design and build a high-quality website according to business needs.

SEO Friendly

Joomla can help make your website more SEO friendly and put it near the top of search engine results.

This will drive more traffic to the site and have a positive impact on the business’ revenue.

(As Joomla.org has more than 2 TB of traffic per month.)

Hence a Joomla developer with knowledge in SEO should only be hired.

Time and Cost

Time is a crucial factor in business. It is important to find a developer who can deliver  projects on time. Get feedback from past clients about the developer’s time frames and find out if he adheres to deadlines. Consult different developers and compare the costs of building websites. Hire the one who can provide you with the best service at an affordable cost.

Innovational

The professionals must have sound technical knowledge. Analyze the expertise of the developers while hiring. Also ensure that the developers are creative. The innovativeness in their work makes any website stand out in the crowd. They must be capable of developing unique websites that will attract more customers to the business.

Conclusion

By hiring a professional freelancer of Joomla development, you can reduce the cost of your web development project. By using the online services, it is easy to search for the best Joomla developers to work on your business website project.

 

 


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About Aanchal Kaura Freshman   Magent Developer at Seasia Infotech

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Joined APSense since, May 25th, 2018, From Emeryville, United States.

Created on Sep 13th 2018 00:38. Viewed 327 times.

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