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Joomla is so hard to use

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Michlap, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. Michlap

    Michlap Regular Member

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    GOD

    I've been trying to work out joomla as I'm building a PBN with two domains one Wordpress and one joomla

    And I wear too god I'm thinking about uninstalling joomla and installing Wordpress because its so annoying and its SO much time

    WHY make it so diffiucult to place a Youtube video in to a blog post? I mean really?


    So I need opinions does two WP sites leave a massive footprint?
     
  2. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You will be OK with 2 different WP sites... just don't make them the same in any area.

    I agree, Joomla is all sorts of fun to work with in some instances plus it is a little heavy to boot.
     
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    Stick with WP. No idea why you would even venture toward joomla :)

    -Sahsa
     
  4. Michlap

    Michlap Regular Member

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    Its so bad who ever designed it needs a reality check

    What is the point of it?

    Why would people ever choose Joomla over Wordpress in the first place? does it do something special?
     
  5. SEO Power

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    Joomla is less intuitive compared to WordPress but not as difficult as you described it. You can still build one WordPress site and one html site if you really want to diversify the platforms of those PBN sites. Otherwise, use only WordPress if you have a very small blog network.
     
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    Although it's harder than Wordpress. It's not as hard as you say it is. There's going to be a learning curve no matter what. After your first sit, it will get easier
     
  7. skyflash

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    I had a joomla website for years and had no issue managing it and I loved that platform, WP is easy to learn and quickly but for Joomla you will need some time to learn and get used to it, after that you'll feel that both WP and Joomla are easy.
     
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    I think OP wants to reduce footprints, but likely not necessary if you have only 3 sites.

    I looked into Joomla a few years ago. If you think you will grow your site into a community type website, Joomla maybe a better choice. The core and infrastructure are very different than WP. But WP are so much easier to master.
     
  9. Zombie Pop

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    It takes some messing with and watching youtube vids. My first websites I ever built with a CMS were with joomla. It makes sense after a while lol

    I def prefer wp. way more developers, good themes for cheap etc.
     
  10. Capo Dei Capi

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    In joomla, there is basically no limit, you can do whatever you want. Community is huge and you can find free extension for anything. Ton of both free and cheap premium templates. You can customize everything without messing the core files or extensions.

    Anyway, adding a youtube video is very simple here is a simple tut utube.com /watch?v=v0aGVzcaFgw


    Dont let these simple things push you away from joomla, its a pretty powerful framework.
     
  12. webmasterangel

    webmasterangel Newbie

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    it's really not difficult, in fact, no CMS (Drupal, Joomla, Worpress, Blogger) what is, in essence we have an environment configuration and no programming.
     
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    I use Joomla for a lot of my clients websites and I like it.

    I can understand what you're saying, it does have quite a few silly little things that you need to work your head around such as the menus.
    Once you get used to it it's pretty easy to use though.

    One thing that I will say is be very careful of third party modules and components. Some of them are coded with poor security and will attract hackers who will use your server for spam, or worse.

    Something that I've learned is if the module or component has a file upload functionality in the backend, (an image gallery or something like that) it's best to chmod the upload folders to 444 after you've finished uploading. This stops hackers from uploading any malicious files if there's a vulnerability in the component you're using.
     
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    It's not that hard :)
    try drupal and you will see whats hard xD
    although everything can be easy if you put enough time into it
     
  15. nonai

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    dont waste your time
    joomla sucks and is a waste of time
    multiple WP websites for pbn is fine
     
  16. JoeMongan

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    Make sure you change up the themes, layout, and other indicators. Besides that you can go with
    WordPress. Honestly I can't stand Joomla and I loath Drupal.
     
  17. yogyogi

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    Joomla is hard compared to wordpress that's why wordpress has the largest share in the market today.
     
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    Yes, In Joomla The learning curve is bit steep but not so much.

    Hint = YouTube Tutorials are your friend :)
     
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    That is right!

    Just read and watch tutorials, you be a master of joomla in no time if you focus on it.