Joomla is a popular Content Management System platform. Joomla package consists of several parts, which are built to be as modular as possible, allowing extensions and integrations to be made easily.
Some extensions are called “plugins” (formerly known as “Mambots”).
Plugins are extensions working in background that provide new functionality to Joomla.
There are over 4,500 extensions for Joomla available via extension Directory.