Automated Testing Team

This team focuses on improving the Quality of Joomla CMS software and creating learning material about "how to automatically test" joomla CMS and its extensions. Keywords: Unit, System, Acceptance, Integration, Codeception, Behat, Mink, Selenium


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Bug Squad (JBS)

For further information see the Bug Squad page and Bug Squad Portal:

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Capital Team

The Capital Team is a sub working group of Open Source Matters and manages all business level partnerships and financial sponsorship of the Joomla Project. The Capital Team also manages the Joomla Shop (

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Certification Team (JCP)

The Joomla! Certification Team's aim is to design, develop, deliver and maintain the official Joomla! Certification Program. This is a very large team, composed by 4 working groups as sub teams: Exam, Marketing, Operations and Platform.


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CMS Maintenance Team

This team is responsible for reviewing all patches submitted to the Joomla! CMS, merging patches into the code base, and ensuring that the high standards of Joomla are maintained at all times.

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CMS Release Team

This team is responsible for coordinating all aspects of Joomla! CMS releases.

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Community Magazine Team (JCM)

Published monthly, the JCM highlights the contributions of community volunteers, and provides information about different opportunities to support the Joomla! project and its community. Full list of past & present Authors:


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Community Translation Team

The Community Translation Team is responsible for the localisation needed within The Joomla! Project, for sites, announcements, marketing, official extensions etc. You can find all the localised Joomla's Projects here and follow the team on Twitter.
You can also join the Community Translation Team on the dedicated room on Glip.

Please check the Core Translation Team to get involved with the translation of the Joomla! CMS itself.

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Core Translation Team

This group is coordinating the Translation Teams. For further information see Translations Working Group Page.

Please check the Community Translation Team to get involved with the translation of the Joomla! sites, announcements and marketing.


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Documentation Team (JDocs)

The Documentation Team is a standing team of people dedicated to improving Joomla's documentation. This includes both user and developer documentation. Our primary focus is the wiki, but we are also responsible for maintaining and other resources.


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Events Team

Oversees approvals and publishing of JoomlaDays, Joomla User Groups and related official global Joomla events.


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Extensions Directory Team (JED)

The Joomla Extensions Directory (JED) is the website where Joomla users can find free and paid extensions for Joomla.


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Finance Team (FiT)

The Finance Team is responsible for managing the finances of the Joomla project including budgets, accounting, oversight, and policy.

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Forum Team

Website for technical Joomla support by community to other community members

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Framework Team

This team is responsible for maintaining the Joomla Framework.

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Google Summer of Code Joomla Team (GSoC)

GSoC is a global program runs completely online, an initiative started by Google back in 2005. GSoC Program is designed and sponsored by Google. Goal of the program is to encourage college students of any age in contributing to Free Open Source Software (FOSS) projects.

Joomla's GSoC team helps in Joomla's Participation with GSoC Program, we are team of volunteers where each person has a dedicated role, and all of us work towards developing features during the summer which help in improving Joomla. Each project being implemented for Joomla! Has Mentors who help/guide college students to achieve the goal.


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Joomla X Team (JXWG)

Joomla! X Working Groups umbrella. Voluntary but not without responsibilities and consequences. The Joomla! X Working Group is dedicated to people contributing to making a minimal viable product for Joomla! X that will be the best contemporary CMS with a cutting edge architecture and one of a kind user experience


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Joomla! Event Traveller Programme Team (JET)

The JET Programme is an initiative that was created to support active project volunteers and community members who have dedicated time and energy to make Joomla better; and who would like to attend larger Joomla events, such as J and Beyond and the Joomla! World Conference.

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Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team (VET)

This group is focused on the 3 Rs (Recognition, Retention, Recruitment) for Joomla! 



  • Recruitment
  • Implement processes for easy onboarding of new volunteers
  • Connect them into the Joomla structure and to the different teams

  • Lookout for new potential team members inside the community

  • Talk and connect to first time contributors on our platforms

  • Lookout for potential members outside the community

  • Reach out to other open source communities, blogs etc. like

  • Provide starter guides, documentation and more and make that visible!

  • Get in contact with potential members at events (Joomla ones and outside)
  • Recognition, reward and honour volunteers.

  • Retention, keeping volunteers.



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Joomla! World Conference Team (JWC)

Joomla World Conference Team is a standing team organizing the JWC each year. The goal is to be a relevant event that tries to empower local and regional areas and to try and bridge them into the global community.


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Legal Working Group

Joomla! is the worlds 2nd largest Content Management System. The Joomla software is purely Open Source (GPL v2.0) created by volunteers from around the world. As an all-volunteer non-profit organization, Joomla is managed through working groups staffed by members of the Joomla Community.

The Legal Working Group is tasked with helping the Board sustain the legal health of the project. This includes licensing of the business and the software, deal making and contracting, risk management and resolving claims and disputes. While the tasks are infrequent, when we have issues we need a variety of resources from business people that can help negotiate and review contracts, to volunteers with legal training that provide assistance in minimizing our formal legal costs, particularly in countries other than the U.S..

This working group is organized in two sub-teams. One being Contributors located around the world that will be on-call to assist us with document translations and learning about local business customs and regulations. The other sub-team are Members that are willing to meet regularly and devote hours each month to actively participating in forming legal relationships, contracting and monitoring legal compliance.


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Marketing Team


The purpose of the Marketing Team is to raise awareness of Joomla! within the Joomla! community, and around the world.

Have an Idea for Marketing or need help with a project? Submit a request here :



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New Media Manager Team (NMM)

The mission of this team is to improve the existing media manager with modern technologies and new features.

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Resource Directory Team (JRD)

A directory of Joomla companies and service providers that can be contacted for commercial support.

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Security Strike Team (JSST)

This team is for experienced Joomla users and developers who want to help test and fix reported security issues.

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Showcase Directory Team (JSD)

A showcase of Joomla sites to give potential Joomla users an idea about Joomla & possible use.

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Social Media Team

Team that looks after the communication via social media channels.

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Template Directory Team (JTD)

[in development] The Joomla Template Directory will be a place for users to find Joomla templates.

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Trademark & Licensing Team

The Trademark and Licensing team manages defending Joomla-related trademarks and licensing the Joomla Community to use the Joomla! name and brandmark in their domain name and on their websites.

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User Experience Team (JUX)

The Joomla User Experience (JUX) Working Group is focused on improving the Joomla User Experience. This includes all aspects of the Joomla CMS platform and community resources. We encourage all contributors to get involved and we welcome feedback from all Joomla users.


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User Groups Team (JUG)

We maintain and support a directory of all local Joomla! User Groups that are being organised by the community to meet Joomla! users in real life to share Joomla! knowledge.  

We support and advise Joomla! User Group Organisers.


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Volunteers Portal Team

The Volunteer Portal Team, responsible for the Joomla Volunteer Portal.

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Webmasters Team

We're the group that look after the Joomla! websites. Fixing broken links, website issues and other things that just aren't right with the websites. Submit your issue on GitHub:


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