Joomla VS Word-Press

January 1, 2011 / Content Management Systems

There are small similarities between Joomla and WordPress. Actually both are CMS ( content management systems ), but usually people may not differentiate, which one is more suitable for them according their requirements. In reality, both CMS have the astonishing features, but normally they are popular between specific communities. Like, people who are willing to start blogging activities mostly prefer Word-Press due to its simplicity and Joomla is most probably preferred by those people who have the technical knowledge in web designing and developing.

With the help of following features you can easily differentiate both CMS.

Features of Joomla –

* User Management.
* Media Manager.
* Web Indexing .
* Menu Manager
* RSS feeds .
* Cached page to performance improvement .
* Printable pages .
* Flash news .
* Blogs .
* Forums .
* Calendars .
* Site Searches .
* Polls .
* Banner Management.
* Template Management.
* Contact Management.
* Web Link Management.
* Multi-languages manager.
* Integrated Help System.
* System Features.
* Web Services.
* Powerful Extensibility.

Features of Word-Press

* It is easy to manage and simple to use.
* Post dating of content
* Automatic tiering of page using the categories facility (which Google likes)
* Remote blogging facility available in Word-Press
* The CMS is easy to handle.
* Open source (you can easily update it)
* Layout is easily changeable (depending on the way it’s set up)
* Hundreds of widget plug-ins offering all sorts of facilities.
* Readily changeable ‘theme’ for your website
* Pings get your message out there as soon as you ‘post’.
* Cross-blog communication tools.
* Comments.
* Spam protection.
* Full user registration.
* Password Protected Posts.
* Simple installation and upgrades.
* Easy Importing.
* XML-RPC interface.
* Typographical niceties.
* Smart text formatting.
* Multiple Users.
* Bookmark lets.