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Joomla

Joomla CMS is an open source Content Management System designed to use the PHP/Pearl language and a MySQL Database to publish the content to your website(s). Joomla comes with easy to use graphical interface that can create, edit, update and publish the content on websites. It helps deal with website content which is totally databased driven. Joomla CMS is designed to create and manage new pages, manage site navigation and Meta contents, centralized content management with different assigned users, HTML editing and much more.With the many free and commercial extensions available, and its modular flexibility, you can add extensions to integrate stores, forums, wikis and many more into your website.

At RegionalLink, we can provide the installation and configuration of the many free and commercial Joomla CMS Templates, free and commercial Joomla CMS Extensions . for your website. Joomla CMS has been recognized as the one of the most powerful open source CMS for websites.

Joomla is a true core CMS platform, Content Management System.

More robust, more core features and processes for a CMS, supported, good SEO/SEM, good Media feature, less need for extensions add-on's for key features. Works well on LAMP stack.

Trade-off's; larger platform core directories/files, SEO-Canonicalization issues, smaller support than WP.

One issue with Joomla vs WordPress is the greater need in migration with version updated, this will probably be the case with Joomla 4.

Free Shopping Cart Software for Joomla!
You can choose from many of the better store options available for Joomla below.

Joomla Extension eCommerce & Store Solutions:
Free:
HikaShop:
http://www.hikashop.com?partner_id=4689

J2Store:
http://j2store.org/

SimpleCaddy
http://atlanticintelligence.net/
http://demo25.atlanticintelligence.net/

JomShopping:
http://www.webdesigner-profi.de/joomla-webdesign/joomla-shop

VirtueMart Store (VM2):
http://virtuemart.net/

Commercial:
jMarket:
http://www.joobi.co/apps
http://demo.joobi.co/
http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/e-commerce/shopping-cart/25763

MijoShop:
http://mijosoft.com/joomla-extensions/mijoshop-joomla-shopping-cart

joocommerce:
http://joocode.com/joocommerce.html

hikashop ecommerce

HikaShop is an E-Commerce extension for Joomla 1.5 and 2.5. It is built for simplicity and flexibility.
HikaShop also has a wide range of marketing tools, but also powerful statistics displayable on your HikaShop dashboard to help you manage your store.
It provides advanced taxes, zones, languages and currencies management for worldwide sales as well as advanced customization capabilities of your online shop in order to meet your website ecommerce needs.

HikaShop Add-on's:
http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/extension-specific/hikashop-extensions

Joomla-Ext

Joomla Extensions can provide specialized functionality, Joomla is highly extensible and there are thousands extension solutions to choose from
(most for free under the GPL license.

I would recommend building on an open source platform like Joomla 2.5 and using and modifying the extensions to your needs.
This will cut cost and delivery time.
Here are just some solutions that can meet your requests and are cost effective:
http://www.joomla.org/
http://extensions.joomla.org/

Several of your requests are available as extensions and don't require any custom coding, just configuration and integration to your site.