Automated Testing Team Official

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, Selenium, Jasmine, Karma

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Bug Squad (JBS) Official

The purpose of the Joomla! Bug Squad is to reduce the number of bugs in Joomla.

Learn more about the Bug Squad on our portal!

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Capital Team Official

The Capital Team manages all business level partnerships and financial sponsorships of the Joomla Project as well as the banner advertising on our web sites.


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Certification Team (JCP) Official

The Joomla! Certification Program Team is made up of Joomlers working on Operations and Marketing, or the Certification Platform and exams.

Operations and Marketing volunteers: connect with interested trainers, Joomla! Learning Partners (JLP), JoomlaDays, Joomla! User Groups (JUGs) and Exam Supervisors. In addition to supporting the Joomla! Certification Program with marketing and communication, we answer questions about the certification process, and by providing contracts for exam hosts. We welcome open dialogue with the community to get feedback on the Joomla! Certification.

Platform and Exam volunteers: are responsible for the various Joomla! certification exams, starting with defining knowledge areas for each exam, creating questions and answers for these exams in English, and coordinating the translation of the exams into the various different languages.  We are also responsible for maintaining the certification platform, which consists of Exam Delivery, Learning Partners Dashboard, Payments, Enrollment and maintaining the directory of Certified Users. We monitor the exam results and update the questions and/or answers and handle the feedback from exam candidates.

For more information over the Joomla Certification Program 


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CMS Maintenance Team Official

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 Official

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

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Community Magazine Team (JCM) Official

The JCM highlights the contributions of community volunteers, and provides information about different opportunities to support the Joomla! project and its community.

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Community Sites Team In Formation

The Joomla Community site (CJO) is the website which holds various services and information for the community.
Topics like; News, Events Directory, User Groups Directory, Service Providers Directory, Newsletters, Sponsoring and many other things.

This team is responsible for all assets within this website as well for the site.
The team consists of direct members and from other teams, who use a part of the different sites.

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Community Translation Team Official

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 Official

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) Official

The Documentation Team is part of the Production Department. Our team handles creating and maintaining all the official Joomla! documentation. This includes documentation for end-users, administrators, third-party developers and administrator Help Screens. Additionally, the team also maintains
Our primary focus is You DO NOT need to be a member of this team to contribute to JDocs, it is a wiki. If you can improve something on JDocs, please create an account and contribute.


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Events Team Official

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

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Extensions Directory Team (JED) Official

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

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Finance Working Group Unofficial

This working group is intended to support the daily job of the Treasurer of Open Source Matters.

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Forum Team Official

Website for technical Joomla support by community to other community members

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Framework Team In Formation

This team is responsible for maintaining the Joomla Framework.

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Google Summer of Code Joomla Team (GSoC) Official

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.

For information about the 2019 edition, please see

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Joomla Accessibility Team (JAT) Official


Joomla translates to All Together, and this feeling of unity is one of our core beliefs. Inclusion is in our heart, and as a community, we do our best to accept and welcome everyone. Accessibility is the study and practice of how to best include people, regardless of technology or ability.

Our mission

Our main goal is to make all the Joomla Properties, the CMS, Framework and Portal, compliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA standard, a set of rules that make sure all aspects of a website or platform is Accessible for people with disabilities.

Beyond that, we will mobilize and work with extension and template providers to make all parts of the Joomla ecosystem accessible. By providing the CMS and Framework as a fully accessible foundation, as well as providing tools and information for the standards and processes, we hope to make Joomla, as a whole, a beacon for accessibility in the world.


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Joomla! Event Traveller Programme Team (JET) Unofficial

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) Official

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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Legal Working Group Unofficial

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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Privacy Compliance Team Official

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) of the European Union will be effective on May 25, 2018.

The Project has to evaluate the impact of such regulation and update its privacy policy and internal process accordingly.

The aim of this team is to ensure the project compliance with such regulation.

Help and contributions are highly appreciated


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Security Strike Team (JSST) Official

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

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