New York, NY, - May 3, 2016 - Joomla!, one of the world’s most popular open source content management systems (CMS) used for everything from websites and blogs to custom apps and Intranets, announced today that OSTraining is the RFP winner for the Joomla! Free Video Training. This partnership will make it even easier to get started with Joomla!.
The contract has been granted to OSTraining by Open Source Matters (OSM) - the not for profit organization, created to provide organization, legal and financial support to the Joomla! project.
The selection of trainings will cover the basics, maintenance and also improving your Joomla! website.
“We are very pleased that we together with OSTraining will be able to lower the learning curve for new Joomla! users. Especially the non-developers. This is also an awesome opportunity for Joomla! users of all experience levels to learn Joomla! best-practices. This service will also make it easier than ever to keep up with the new functions, improvement and enhancement in the Joomla! CMS. “ says the President of Open Source Matters, Sarah Watz.
Steve Burge, CEO of OSTraining, says: “We want to make sure that as many people as possible can use Joomla. Many new Joomla! users need training, which can be expensive to access. The goal of this partnership is to give everyone free access to the very best Joomla! training.”
The launch of training.joomla.org, where users can find the FREE video trainings, will be in the end of May.
OSTraining is the market leader in training for Joomla. Beginning in 2008 with live classroom training in the US and Europe, OSTraining expanded into online video training in 2010 and now has more than 2,700 training videos in its library. Its comprehensive training curriculum takes the student from an absolute beginner to an expert. Over 100,000 students across the world have taken OSTraining’s video classes.
Joomla is one of the world's most popular software packages used to build, organize, manage and publish content for websites, blogs, Intranets and mobile applications. With more than 3 percent of the Web running on Joomla! and a CMS market share of more than 9 percent, the free open source software powers the web presence of hundreds of thousands of small businesses, governments, non-profits and large organizations worldwide. The award-winning CMS is led by an international community of contributors helping the most inexperienced user to seasoned web developer make their digital visions a reality. Joomla's power and extensibility has resulted in its software being downloaded more than 60 million times.
About Open Source Matters, Inc.
Open Source Matters, Inc. (OSM) is the not for profit organization, created to provide organization, legal and financial support to the Joomla! project.
Sarah Watz for Joomla
Steve Burge for OSTraining
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