Happy Birthday Joomla!
September 1st is the project’s 3rd birthday. You can read the original announcement from 2005 here.
Only 10 days previously the domain name had been registered alongside several other alternatives that the team were considering.
How far has the project come? We’re now reaching the point where a several percent of all the sites on the web are built with Open Source Content Management Systems. At the beginning of 2004, our industry barely existed: