Posted on 05 July 2012.
Over the years, open-source CMS Joomla has become increasingly used by big companies around the world for their business websites or for internal portals. Here’s an overview of some of the biggest companies in the world that currently use Joomla.
- IKEA: Selling ready-to-assemble furniture and home accessories, IKEA is the world’s largest furniture retailer, and one of the best-known brands in the world. IKEA has built two of its websites with Joomla: IKEA Kuwait and IKEA Saudi Arabia. Both showcase the clear and accessible design inherent in all websites built with Joomla.
- Palm: Palm was once one of the world’s most important Smartphone makers. The company has built its developer portal with Joomla, highlighting the appeal of the popular CMS for companies requiring developer-centered websites.
- eBay: Popular American online auction site eBay uses Joomla for its employee community portal, through which thousands of users share information, and analyze data. eBay’s use of Joomla makes it clear that the platform is for building community portals.
- McDonald’s: With about 47 million customers every day, McDonald’s is one of the world’s best-known brands. McDonald’s uses Joomla for its Arabian Peninsula website. The website showcases Joomla’s ability to display right-to-left languages.
- Sony Pictures: Sony Pictures produces films and television shows. It uses Joomla for the official website of the Nate Berkus TV Show. The website is a good example of how Joomla can be used to create an appealing and informative website with loads of videos.
- Pizza Hut: Present in 90 countries, Pizza Hut is the world’s best-known pizza company. Pizza Hut’s France website has been built with Joomla. The website is a good example of how Joomla can be used to present images in an enticing way.
- Barnes & Noble: With over 1,300 stores, Barnes & Noble is the largest book retailed in the U.S. The company is also the creators of the popular Nook e-book reader. Barnes & Noble uses Joomla for their Nook Developer site, which targets developers creating Nook apps. The site showcases once more how Joomla can be used for developer websites.
Other noble companies using Joomla are Holiday Inn Hotels which has 30 Holiday Inn Express sites across the UK, each inn having its own individual Joomla-based website; cereal-manufacturer Kelloggs which has a multi-lingual French website built on Joomla; and General Electric’s which has a rail and mining services website.