Our team has many years of experience in the design, construction and maintenance of websites requiring the technical applications, features and components for Content Management Systems and E-commerce / Shopping Cart websites.


Just Some of the Options

  • individual user registration / login
  • retail / wholesale shopping cart sales
  • inventory management
  • subscription interface for database access
  • online data-input forms
  • online booking for professional offices / bed & breakfast establishments etc.
  • business directories
  • multimedia gallery options
  • affiliate programs
  • RSS feeds / syndication
  • user communities / forums
  • job boards
  • online courses
  • banner ad programs
  • integration with PayPal or other credit card processing applications
  • integration with real estate MLS listings etc.
  • file exchange - uploading, downloading & storage of files by registered users
  • multi-language applications
  • mapping, using Google Maps
  • polls & quizzes
  • site searching
  • site maps
  • secure email contacts
  • and the list goes on ....

The Thistle Site Design Team specializes in the building and customizing of Joomla!® content-management websites, including the installation and configuration of both open-source and commercial extensions and applications to suit the requirements of our clients. Joomla!® allows us to offer clients economical solutions for everything from small brochure-style sites to large corporate websites and e-commerce sites requiring complex applications such as:
  • responsive-design templates customized to meet your requirements, viewable on smart phones & tablets
  • shopping carts - integrated with PayPal or other Payment Processors
  • subscription services
  • affiliate programs
  • event booking / registration components
  • real estate / MLS integration sites
  • online appointment / hotel / bed & breakfast booking programs
  • English / French dual-language sites
  • and the list goes on ...
Site owners can be taught to do basic maintenance such as updating or removing content and backing up a complete copy of their sites to their computers or laptops.  Thistle Site Design also stores up-to-date backups of all our client sites in order to effect a complete restore of the site in the event it is compromised by hackers or server malfunctions.

Joomla!® Overview

  • award-winning system enabling the building of websites which can utilize powerful online applications
  • ease-of-use & flexibility make Joomla!® one of the most popular content-management systems
  • thousands of extensions for the CMS, both open-source & commercial
  • thousands of ongoing development projects by third-party developers
  • Joomla!® can handle huge traffic volume with sites receiving up to 1 million unique visitors/month & 1000 simultaneous hits
  • see HOSTING for more information about hosting your Joomla!® website
  • visit the official Joomla!® website