Welcome to Open Source Matters!

The non-profit organization supporting the Joomla! project.


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Position: Board Member
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Twitter: @joejoomla

Joe had a successful career in the graphic arts and multimedia industry before moving into management with a national charitable organization. He got involved with Joomla! in 2005, and in 2009 started his own marketing company. The web division of Joe’s company, JoeJoomla, uses Joomla exclusively, managing projects for clients. Joe is hands on with website strategies, site integration and design.

In the Joomla community Joe is a well known speaker, trainer, and writer about all things Joomla. He contributes to the community by sharing knowledge at various JoomlaDays in the United States, as well as the larger international events such as J and Beyond, and the Joomla! World Conference. Joe co-founded two Joomla User Groups in Canada. He has written articles for the Joomla! Magazine and also has a popular blog about Joomla.

Project Spotlight: Joomla!

  • Joomla! CMS currently powers almost 4% of the entire internet. Websites ranging from small blogs to large Fortune 500 companies run Joomla! CMS.
  • Recently Joomla! CMS passed the 61 million download mark. In the world of open source content management systems Joomla! stands out from the rest.

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Our Mission


The mission of Open Source Matters is to provide
a flexible platform for digital publishing and collaboration


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