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A Succinct Review Of Some Of The Widely Used Joomla Extensions

Joomla need no special introduction to those who are familiar with it. We know that it is one of the best open source CMS upon which various websites are developed. Now to be a developer's favorite it is not a matter of joke. It must have some features and functionalities that will make it very way different from the other open source softwares. Because of the high end functionality and the various extensions and plugins that it has got , Joomla has become the favorite of many a web-developers. Now come on.. Let us see some of the exceptional features of Joomla extensions.

Because of a wide variety of Joomla extensions available in the market today, it has become quite impossible for web developers to sort them out and find the most useful and appropriate one to apply for creating a certain functionality. There are various extensions which when integrated with the website's code give the Joomla website a better functionality and appearance. This varied range of extensions has been developed by the Joomla developers or those who make websites using Joomla.

Let me tell you about some of the widely used Joomla extensions

VirtueMart: This is the advanced shopping cart solution for Joomla shopping cart websites. This is very useful to those who want to have an online store.

Community Builder: Community builder helps in exposing your website to the public and allows visitors to interact. This extension has features like forum, blogs associated with it.

JCE: This popular Joomla extension is configured in the WYSIWYG editor. It helps with the image and file handling , link support and it provides a sound administrator interface.

Slide Show Pro Module: This Joomla module allows you to have a slideshow right on your website.

Jom Tube Video Gallery module: This module helps you to create video on your website just like YouTube.

Orbitscripts Ads: This is the banner module in Joomla. With the help of this extension you can add banners to your Joomla website.

mtwMigrator : This helps to transfer all the databases from the old version of Joomla(1.0) to the new one.

Blue Flame Forms for Joomla 2.5 : Everything can be done with the help of this Joomla extension starting from SSL support to spam protection.

JoomFish-Multilinguel Content Manager: Your website can be translated from one language to another with the help of the Joomla extension.

Sh404SEF: You can change your Joomla URL into a user friendly format with the help of this extension.

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