Demand Media Relaunches With Joomla

Demand Media is a company on a roll. The California-based company was founded by a former chairman in 2006 and it has enjoyed huge growth ever since:

  • Their sites include with Lance Armstrong and many niche sites such as for tutorials, for humor, for golf and for hikers.
  • They own eNom, the world’s second-largest domain registrar.
  • They provide social networking tools to brands such as Kraft, Whole Foods and Lowes.
  • Most large web companies now run a network of sites so Comscore, which ranks web traffic, judges sites according to the total traffic to all their sites. Demand Media is in the top 20.
  • They are so big that tech commentators have speculated that they will soon go public in the biggest tech IPO since Google. is their main corporate website and it runs on Joomla:

Demand Media

Not only that but Demand Media also uses Joomla for some of its other products. If you watched Steve Job’s keynote address at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, you watched using, a Demand Media product with a Joomla website. This site is particularly interesting because it is not running on a traditional hosting company but on Amazon’s S3 Cloud services:

Written by Steve Burge