What is GPL?

GNU or GPL is an abbreviated form of General Public License. It is the most widely used free software licenses, that guarantee end-users the permission or freedom to study, modify, and share the software.

The General Public License (GPL or GNU) was written by the former head of the Free Software Foundation (FSF), Richard Stallman, for the GNU projects,

Joomla is released under the General Public License (GNU or GPL), which makes it an open source software, and opens it to be used, modified, improved and redistributed by absolutely anyone.

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