WordPress and Joomla are two of major Content Management System (CMS) available today. Each has it’s own way to managing your website content. Here I’m going to drill down the differences between them.
WordPress VS Joomla
|Meant for Blogging and have the best built-in environment for a blog website. Everything in WordPress (WP) thought around the blog.||Meant for non-blogging website. Blogging functionality is not good as that of WP.|
|Best suited for blogging and small to med sized websites.||Best suited for med and large websites.|
|WP is simple and easy to get you started. One can set up wp blog in less than 10 minutes..!!||You have to get your hands wet to become comfirtable with. Need to spend some days to set up.|
|Easy & friendly User Interface.||Tougher UI as compared to WP simply because it got you more functionalities than WP.|
|Built on custom php and comfirtable for php beginners.||Uses OOPs concepts and requires moderate php skills.|
|Limited to converting your site to a third party API.||Joomla helps you to take your website to any professional API, multi-lingual app or even a robust eCommerce app.|
Although WordPress is King of Blogging, it doesn’t mean that wp is used only for Blogging. There lakhs of commercial non-blogging websites out there which are powered by WordPress.
Some major similarities which are worth mentioning –
- Both are absolutely free and opensource.
- Unbeatable community support.
- Thousands of technical documentations, tutorials available out for free.
- Most web hosting providers gives One Click Installation in the control panel.
- Lakhs of free themes, plugins (WP) / extensions (Joomla) available to make your site more featuristics.