Joomla vs.  Wordpress

  • Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS),that delivers powerful website applications.

  • Joomla is better because of its security level (which is comparatively higher than WordPress). Anyone can hack WordPress very easily, while that is not possible in Joomla.

  • Joomla is a superior content management system (CMS), while WordPress is considered to be a better option when using as blog administering application.

  • Joomla allows you to build a website with more content and structure flexibility than WordPress offers.

  • Joomla is better for large website, e-Commerce and social networking sites. WordPress exclusively supports MySQL, but Joomla supports other database Systems.

  • In Joomla Multilingual website can be developed without installing any extension. Joomla has clear advantages with regards to extending and integrating the website with other third party applications of software.

  • Joomla has clear advantages with regards to extending and integrating the website with other third party applications. Joomla websites can be easily integrated with other sources or websites.

  • Joomla takes the lead over Wordpress in terms of add-ons and additional website features.

  • Joomla can handle large databases without affecting website performance. Word press is basically for bogging and medium size website. 

  • Joomla templates can have multiple themes in the same site but not in WordPress natively. 

  • Joomla websites can be easily integrated with other sources or websites. WordPress runs on Flat file CMS.

  • Joomla is compatible with Microsoft Windows SQL Server and Microsoft Windows IIS Server so it could be seamlessly used in a Microsoft Environment. Most corporations run on Windows Networks with Windows Servers.

  • Joomla has built in Revision Control. In case something goes wrong in an article, you could revert back to a previous version. WordPress does not support revision control.

  • Joomla offers a better organized more user friendly Control Panel. The Main Menu of the Joomla Control Panel is much better organized than the Main Menu of the Wordpress Dashboard or any other web building tool.  Joomla also provides a series of Quick Links which are not found in Wordpress. 

  • Joomla 3.5 is mobile ready. Beginning with Joomla 3.5, all Joomla websites come mobile ready. This means that they have the ability to change their appearance to adapt to the width of the browser screen and display content in a different manner on a desktop, tablet or smart phone. 

  • Joomla uses a Category Manager to help a business owner carefully organize website content. According to Google, a typical small business website has more than 250 pages and more than 1000 images. These pages and images should be organized into categories to keep the website structure from becoming a mess over time. Sadly, some web building tools such as Wordpress organize content by date rather than by category. If you will be building a small business website it is important to know how to use predefined categories to structure your website content and menu items in a manner which can grow as your website pages grows.

  • The Joomla Article Manager Table (articles are web pages) has more features than any other web page building tool
    The Joomla Article Manager includes not only dozens of options for each article you write, but also includes an Options area for setting the default values of what to display and how to display it for all of your web pages.