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Should I use Wordpress or Joomla?

Clarke

Member
Hi



I want to rebuild a website and move its content onto a CMS. Site is currently hand-coded.



I know Joomla is more sophisticated and I think Wordpress is simpler to use. But I don't know which one is the best for me.



The goal is to develop, extend the site (which is a blog-like site) and add more complex features to it, to modify the design/layout/template and I also need the best security (against hacking).



So: should I choose Joomla or Wordpress? And why?



Thank you in advance! :D




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PaulAdam0

Member
Both the CMS's are best for blogging and content publishing. You can opt for anyone but as per my opinion, WordPress is best than Joomla and it fits well with any platform. Technical wise, WordPress is easy to operate and offers many functions than Joomla. So, I give the node to WordPress.
 

Akshay_M

New member
Clarke said:
Hi



I want to rebuild a website and move its content onto a CMS. Site is currently hand-coded.



I know Joomla is more sophisticated and I think Wordpress is simpler to use. But I don't know which one is the best for me.



The goal is to develop, extend the site (which is a blog-like site) and add more complex features to it, to modify the design/layout/template and I also need the best security (against hacking).



So: should I choose Joomla or Wordpress? And why?



Thank you in advance! :D




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[font=-apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont,]Wordpress and Joomla are both content management system (CMS) which are written in the same language, they are both free and are both good but surely there most be a better one which I will say is up to individuals to decide.
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[font=-apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont,]Many people would say WordPress is the best for blogging which I would agree to based on their defaults but Joomla has lost of powerful extension of for blogging which are far better than Wordpress. Some of these extensions are not free anyways.[/font]

[font=-apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont,]When it's come to real Job you had better stay with Joomla (my opinion) because with Joomla you have nearly no limitation to what kind of website you can build ranging from blog, e-commerce, downloads, social networks, forums, chats, mailing (am not talking about email service providers), quizzes... and the list just keep going on and on.[/font]

[font=-apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont,]Joomla, some may say it's more difficult (maybe that's correct) but I would rather say it's flexible as it allows you to change all it defaults which gives you full control over your entire website. The hard way sometime is usually the better.[/font]

[font=-apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont,]So dear its up to you, if you want to do soming very simple and extrimly fast Wordpress might be your best bet else go for Joomla.[/font]
[font=-apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont,]Best of luck...[/font]
 

Rex_Maughan

New member
Hi



I want to rebuild a website and move its content onto a CMS. Site is currently hand-coded.



I know Joomla is more sophisticated and I think Wordpress is simpler to use. But I don't know which one is the best for me.



The goal is to develop, extend the site (which is a blog-like site) and add more complex features to it, to modify the design/layout/template and I also need the best security (against hacking).



So: should I choose Joomla or Wordpress? And why?



Thank you in advance! :D




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Hello Clarke,

The answer to this question depends on a few factors. If you are a beginner, then Wordpress is probably the better option. It is much easier to use and get started with than Joomla. However, if you want more control over your website and want to customize it more, then Joomla is the better option. Both Wordpress and Joomla are content management systems (CMS) that allow you to create a website or blog without having to code everything from scratch.

They both have their own pros and cons, so it really depends on what you are looking for in a CMS. Here is a breakdown of some of the main differences between Wordpress and Joomla:

Ease of Use: Wordpress is much easier to use than Joomla. It is perfect for beginners who want to create a simple website or blog without learning to code. On the other hand, Joomla is more complicated and requires some coding knowledge to customize your website fully.
Flexibility: Wordpress and Joomla are fairly flexible, but Joomla offers more control over your website. With Wordpress, you are limited to the available themes and plugins. With Joomla, you can create custom extensions and templates which give you more control over how your website looks and functions.
Functionality: Joomla offers more functionality than Wordpress, making it better suited for larger websites. However, this also means that it can be more difficult to use.

Ultimately, the decision of whether to use Wordpress or Joomla will come down to your specific needs and requirements. For example, if you need a simple blog or website, then Wordpress would be the best option. However, if you need a more complex website with advanced features, then Joomla would be a better choice.

Thus, I hope the above information helps you to understand what you should choose from Wordpress or Joomla.

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Regards,
Rex_Maughan
 
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