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Wordpress vs Joomla - which is better and why?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by eshber, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. eshber

    eshber Registered Member

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    Just like the title says, which do you prefer? Wordpress or Joomla? And why?
     
  2. Quo_Vadiz

    Quo_Vadiz Regular Member

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    wordpress , coz its easy to install
    it got alot of cool seo/usefull plugins
    easy to get great themes
     
  3. GrindcoreVlad

    GrindcoreVlad Newbie

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    Wordpress is very intuitive ant it has a lot of widgets so you can customize your site easily. But IMO it's mostly a blogging platform. I wouldn't use it for large websites especially for e commerce or others that involve a large number of categories.

    I don't use Joomla anymore because I don't like this type of CMS. It's hard and heavy so to speak. But once you know how to manage it I guess it's a good one.

    I prefer Drupal for large sites and Wordpress for blogs.
     
  4. kelvin.thechamp

    kelvin.thechamp Power Member

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    wordpress joomla both are good wordpress is more better bcoz of free plugins and easy to customize in other hand joomla having quite a learning curve.. go for wordpress its the best
     
  5. Kakashi3005

    Kakashi3005 Newbie

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    cant count how often i heard that you should use wordpress because its better than joomla ect. In my beginning timtes I really believed that and thought wordpress is somehow superior to joomla or other cms. I even believed the guys who told me that wordpress sites rank better oO.

    But in fact its not. Its very easy to use but u cant do much with it. For different kind of projects you need different cms.

    If you want to make a blog take wordpress. If you want to make a big content website joomla or typo3 can be good. If you want to have an ecomerce site use a good shopping cart cms. If you want to make a salesletter just use html.

    Of course often u can modify the cms for using it for another purpose but most of the time it is better to use a cms which was built for your purpose and you just have to modifiy a bit.

    So use the best cms for your purpose and learn it.
     
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  6. yourmy

    yourmy Junior Member

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    Wordpress because Google Love it.
     
  7. eshber

    eshber Registered Member

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    Mixed responses...any more?
     
  8. KlaAz0r

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    my dad goes for joomla, I go for wordpress.

    why wordpress? it has so much themes and plugins, I am not sure why go over so much creating your own when you can have them op and running in 1 minute on your WP
     
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    Wyzgy239 Newbie

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    IMO Wordpress for blogs or small site cms, Jooma for large cms, Magento for ecommerce (although learning curve was steep for me).
     
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    I prefer WordPress. It's just really simple and the plugins are a deal breaker.
     
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    i find joomla so incredibly annoying. they want you to pay for every plugin. wordpress is much nicer to work with.
     
  12. scripto

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    WP is much easier to use. The WP community too is very helpful, and easy to learn your way around. Joomla is very robust but may be overkill depending on your needs.
     
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    I think wordpress is more easier, user friendly, lots of fresh and standard themes with many plugins and it set up quickly and can be listed in Google within 2 days. But Joomla is a little bit difficult to handle comparing to WP.