The Battle of CMS’s! Joomla! vs. WordPress

Well, so they’re both excellent open source platforms.  They both have devoted users.  They both would be willing to go to a WWW3 on the web to defend their CMS.

So, since we all like a good fight here it is, blow by blow!

 

Comparing Joomla and WordPress

  1. End user experience – Tie
  2. Ease of upgrades – WordPress
  3. Editing content by end users – WordPress
  4. Design flexibility – Tie
  5. Pull in content from other sites – Joomla
  6. Version control, roll back – WordPress
  7. Backend navigation – WordPress
  8. Ease of installation – Joomla
  9. Size of community – WordPress
  10. Popularity – WordPress
  11. Active development – WordPress
  12. Schedule content to appear – Joomla
  13. Rotating content – Joomla
  14. Menus – Joomla
  15. Modules, Plugins, Extensions, Components – Joomla
  16. Multiple Authors – WordPress
  17. Search functions – WordPress
  18. Administration – WordPress
  19. Scalability – Draw
  20. SEO – WordPress
  21. Just Added! Community Energy – WordPress
  22. Just Added! Security – Joomla
  23. Just Added! Themes – WordPress
  24. Just Added! Documentation – WordPress

Winner aka For The Win (FTW)

  • WordPress – 16
  • Joomla – 9