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Arifur R.
$25/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • WordPress
  • HTML
  • PHP
  • CSS
  • Linux System Administration
  • JavaScript
  • Website Customization
  • Website Security
  • System Monitoring
  • Linux
  • Web Development
  • WooCommerce

I have years of web development experience. I am a WordPress developer who can take care of your website from scratch to advance stage. My main skills are HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JS, Server management, load-time reduction, and performance enhancement. I am a friendly and professional web developer who will be happy to help you. I have worked for lots of people and companies from bloggers to big business.

Mohamed A.
$35/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Joomla Migration
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Website Development
  • CMS Development
  • Extension & Module Development
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • Front-End Development
  • UIKit
  • Bootstrap
  • Moodle
  • AJAX

I'm working as Joomla developer since 2006. Throughout this long journey I became expert in developing all Joomla extension types that are efficient, complying with Joomla MVC standards, exactly meeting client and business requirements. My experience enables me to help customers to find the best solution for their problems, also I'm helping them to enhance/modify their requirements and the solution based on existing Joomla features they don't know about yet. Due to the large number of Joomla extensions I have developed, I know exactly how to customize any Joomla extension such that it keeps being update-able ,as much as possible, in case...

Sanjeev Kumar R.
$10/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Joomla Migration
  • WordPress Development
  • WordPress Theme
  • React
  • Website Optimization
  • WordPress Plugin
  • Website Customization
  • PHP
  • WooCommerce
  • CodeIgniter
  • WordPress

Hi there, I am a Joomla expert, and I am working on Joomla for the last 8 years, which includes highly customized themes, extensions, plugins, and components. I have read your job, and I feel I am a good fit for this project because I have worked on so many of Joomla's components Like Event Booking, Virtuemart, Jomsocial, Hikashop, Hikaserial, Esayprofile,EasyBlog, J2 Store,Community Builder,Listbingo,JEvents,Eventlist,JCal Pro,Sobi2, Joomfish,Vik Rent Car,Mijoshop,Vempra Software,Chronoforms, Phoca Gallery, Kunena, Fabrik Forms, Rspro Form, Breezing Forms, HElix template management, ARI QUIZ, LMS_SUPER where I have customized these...

sushil k.
$22/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • On-Page SEO
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • SEO Audit
  • PSD to WordPress
  • Joomla Migration
  • iOS Development
  • Mobile App
  • Graphic Design
  • Technical SEO
  • WordPress
  • Website
  • WordPress Plugin
  • SEO Keyword Research
  • Website Redesign

I am an Expert Web Developer with 13 years of experience in PHP, Joomla, WordPress, Laravel, IOS Applications, JavaScript, MySQL/Ms. SQL, HTML5/CSS3, Bootstrap, Joomla Theme ( rockettheme.com, yootheme.com, themeforest.com, joomlaart.com, gavik.com ), Joomla Extensions Development, WordPress Theme (Enfold, Divi, Child, AVADA) customization, Plugin Integration, API Integration, Woo-commerce/E-commerce, RESPONSIVE, Parallax, Pixel perfect, SEO friendly websites and bug fixing in many websites. My core competency lies in the complete end-end management of a new website development project. I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the...

Nidhi B.
$26/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Ruby
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Elasticsearch
  • Node.js
  • Angular
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • CSS 3

I have 7+ years of web development experience using Ruby on Rails. I have grown with rails and I am very passionate about this technology. I have worked thousands of hours on Upwork and outside Upwork on multiple several RoR applications. I can do anything related to rails. I am a Sr. WordPress developer, I have more than 6 years of experience with WordPress. I have extensive experience in integrating, customize, develop PlugIn and themes. I have a strong hold on database like MySQL, SQLite, Advanced Custom Fields plugin to style the websites etc. I also have good knowledge of front-end skills like HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap etc....

Volodymyr P.
$40/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • HTML5
  • CSS 3
  • Joomla Fabrik
  • JavaScript
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Joomla Migration
  • UIKit
  • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • Google Analytics
  • Website Development
  • Web Development
  • Responsive Design

PROFILE Advanced web developer with 11 years of experience in structuring, developing and implementing interactive Joomla CMS websites. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Performing a row of works connected with the Joomla CMS websites: - Turnkey projects of any difficulty (promo site, web catalog, online store, online billboard, etc.) - Responsive templates development - Plug-ins, modules, components installation and configuration - Malware cleaning and defense - Extensions development (plug-ins, modules, components) - Errors fixing and troubleshooting in the website functioning - Joomla 1.5, Joomla 2.5 update to the latest version with the migration of...

Manoj K.
$15/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • WordPress
  • Magento
  • Shopify
  • jQuery
  • Squarespace
  • CodeIgniter
  • PHP
  • CMS Development
  • Web Design

I’m a Senior Full-stack developer with 10+ years of experience with a strong background in eCommerce projects. Being a lead of web-development/web-design division for more than 8 years I have a very good eye for visual elements – pixel-perfect elements positioning, proper padding/margins, nice fonts/colors are very important to me. I can lead the development and help you bootstrap your idea based on modern workflow and tech stack. My workflow is the following: Goal identification and requirements elicitation (features list); Planning: Sitemap and wireframe creation; Design: page layouts; Development; Testing, Review and Launch to the...

Andrew H.
$75/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PHP
  • MySQL Programming

Advanced notice: Unless your project relates to the Joomla CMS, and more specifically, custom coding or bespoke/specialist use cases for that CMS, then there's probably someone better suited to your task. I am a Joomla Specialist Developer with a wealth of experience in large, data-heavy, complex applications based on the Joomla CMS, or integrating external applications or web services with Joomla. I build compliant extensions for clients using security and upgadability best practices. My experience ranges from community sites, e-commerce shops, intranet sites, and SaaS applications to scenario staging platforms, for clients ranging from...

Mohd. Irfan H.
$40/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • WordPress
  • AJAX
  • CodeIgniter
  • API Integration
  • Web Application
  • React
  • Laravel
  • Payment Gateway Integration
  • API Integration

I am a Joomla and PHP Expert. I also work on ReactJS, NodeJS, JavaScript, Laravel, WordPress, Drupal, CodeIgniter, AngularJS, JQuery, SpreadJS, GrapesJS, Craft CMS and Vue.js. I have also worked in Box API, Google map & PDF viewer libraries and have worked on LMS. I have 12+ years of experience in Joomla / WP / React JS / Node JS / JavaScript / jQuery / PHP / MySQL / XHTML / CSS. Expert In following Joomla extension but can work in other as well - *Hikashop, Hikaserial *ccInvoice *Community Builder *Akeeba Subscription *Joomdle Payment Gateway - *Stripe *Paypal *Authorize.net *Beanstream *Moneris *eSelectPlus *Bitcoin *Valitor *Helcim...

Gorakhnath S.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • WordPress
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • Responsive Web Design
  • HTML5
  • Website Development

I have over 10 years of experience in web development. I have developed complex solutions using joomla and wordpress. I can provide you a perfect customized product using the following packages: Wordpress, Joomla, Opencart, Woocommerce, Magento and CodeIgniter I have wide knowledge of php, mysql, javascript, jquery, bootstrap, html5, css3 and web services. Complex projects interests me the most and nothing is impossible with the right approach!

Rashmi T.
$13/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • HTML5
  • MySQL
  • CakePHP
  • PSD to HTML
  • Magento
  • Adobe Photoshop

Hi, I am Rashmi Thakur, I have been working as a web developer for last 4 years. I am a php/mysql expertise and i can also work on CMS like wordpress, Joomla, Drupal and different frameworks like codeignitor as well. I use all the latest development techniques like HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Ajax. Please feel free enough to contact me for any further information. Looking forward hearing from you, Thanks & Regards, Rashmi Thakur

Andrew T.
$49/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • API Integration
  • PHP
  • Joomla Migration
  • Web Design
  • Internet Security
  • Web Development
  • Website
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • Apache Administration
  • Linux System Administration
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Web Hosting

I have been designing, developing, optimising, maintaining, migrating, and supporting websites and servers for over 20 years, including more than sixteen years specialising in Joomla for end-users and web design agencies alike. I have worked on several hundred Joomla sites, taking on all kinds of Joomla related projects, including; building new websites, making websites responsive, producing AMP versions, migrating existing websites to Joomla, adding additional functionality, resolving security-related issues, SSL installation, malware removal, customising extensions and templates, developing custom extensions, search engine optimisation,...

Jack M.
$58/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Joomla Migration
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • English
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Bootstrap
  • Performance Optimization
  • SEO Keyword Research
  • Website Customization
  • PHP Script
  • Video Advertising
  • Bug Fix
  • Custom PHP

I'm American (Pacific Time Zone). I speak, read, & write English. I enjoy working on websites and that's what I've been doing every day for the last twenty-plus years. I've built hundreds of websites and before that I created computerized production artwork. I understand all aspects of website creation and management including back-end server administration. Services: Joomla, Wordpress, PrestaShop, SEO, Backups, Administration, Script Installation, Updates, Migrations, Adding & Updating Content, Social Networking, etc. Also very capable with html, css, js, jquery, php, photoshop, and video. Proficient with most graphic formats which...

Muhammad A.
$50/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Drupal
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Git
  • Linux System Administration
  • LAMP Administration
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Project Management
  • Database Modeling
  • Asterisk
  • HTML
  • AJAX
  • Adobe ColdFusion
  • J2EE

Over the last 16 years, I have developed a wide range of websites PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies mid-large enterprises. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a web development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build Web Apps with rich features like CMS, Blogs, Videos, I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, and software design and testing. My Primary area of development is in PHP, Drupal.

David Z.
$80/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker WebDirect
  • Graphic Design
  • Project Management
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Web Design
  • Database Maintenance
  • Database Design
  • Database
  • Database Architecture
  • Bug Fix

Highly-skilled Filemaker Developer bringing 10+ years of experience designing, developing and installing custom Filemaker solutions. Proven project solution manager with background leading teams in complex development projects across multiple industries; including banking, financial and commercial printing sectors. Work well individually, or in a team environment. Your company’s data should provide you with insights, not headaches, and I can help. I specialize in developing and creating data solutions that make capturing and interacting with data a rewarding experience! Let's talk about your next upcoming project and how I can help.

Alison W.
$60/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Synopsis Writing
  • ExpressionEngine
  • Article Writing
  • Craft CMS
  • Copywriting
  • Content Writing
  • Blog Writing
  • WordPress
  • Web Development

I have extensive experience working in WordPress, Joomla and CraftCMS. I've dabbled in Expression Engine. Sometimes, I even think in HTML and algorithms... If you have a design that needs to be coded or a website that needs to be built, give me a shout and let's see what I can do for you! Please feel free to contact me with any requests!

Tarsem L.
$18/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Theme Customization
  • JavaScript
  • Angular
  • Plugin Customization
  • React
  • CodeIgniter
  • PHP
  • Blog
  • Magento
  • OpenCart
  • WordPress

Not yet another skillset bragger. Instead - your helping hand in the world of Web Development. Cooperatively with my clients, we move towards a successful solution. And this is how the efficient working process should flow. In my craft, I strive for the following principles: - End product needs to solve a problem - My client should feel safe and involved in the process (seeing intermediate results, getting instructions, etc.) - To be independent as a developer and free my clients' brains from thinking and caring too much about things is my responsibility. - I never outsource your work. I am willing to establish long term work relationship....

Andrej V.
$40/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Website Development
  • Web Development
  • WordPress
  • Web Design
  • WordPress Development
  • Divi
  • CSS
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Web Hosting
  • HTML
  • VirtueMart
  • Website

Web Developer with a professional approach to website appearance, performance and functionality, with front-end and back-end skills, focused on WordPress & Joomla CMS. Front-End and Back-End Development skills: WordPress - Web Design, Fixes, Customization, Maintenance - Divi Theme specialist Joomla - Fixes, Customization, Maintenance, Migration, Version update - Multi language Joomla websites - Virtuemart 2 & 3 customization Website migration - domain and hosting Domain managing, DNS settings Cpanel and other hosting panels MySQL database management Optimization of page loading speed & size CSS coding, tuning and bug fixing....

Danish B.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Laravel
  • PHP
  • React
  • VirtueMart
  • Progressive Web App
  • Android
  • React Native
  • WordPress
  • Magento 2
  • WooCommerce
  • Mobile App Development
  • MySQL
  • Next.js
  • JavaScript

I am a web developer with 14+ years of website building experience both personally and professionally. I specialize in PHP/MYSQL and have extensive experience with many open source programs including Joomla, WordPress, Laravel, CodeIgniter, etc. Over the last decade, I have helped clients to develop and customize websites that represent their business boldly and beautifully and stand out from the crowd. Whatever goals you would like to achieve with your website, I can help you create a modern website that suits your needs and attract a new audience. Why Choose Me? • For Me, Client Success is a must. • My services assure you with 100%...

Akram B.
$35/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Avada Theme Customization
  • PHP
  • WordPress Multisite
  • Gravity Forms
  • Figma
  • WordPress Theme
  • Page Speed Optimization
  • Web Design
  • React
  • WordPress
  • WooCommerce
  • PSD to WordPress
  • Laravel

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ SEE 260+ 5-STAR REVIEWS TOP-RATED PLUS ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Akram is an excellent developer who did a great job with a large WordPress project for us. His communication is outstanding and he is great to work with. I highly recommend Akram for anyone in need of an experienced developer." -Cory Coleman, USA I am a Full Stack WordPress / Woocommerce Developer. Over the last few years, I have built small to large-scale Websites using PHP-based frameworks and CMS. Jobs I'm qualified for: Wordpress / Woocommerce Development WordPress/WooCommerce Theme Design WordPress/WooCommerce Plugin Development WordPress/WooCommerce Full Site Solution...

Andreas J.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • MySQL
  • CodeIgniter
  • Google Maps API
  • API Integration
  • jQuery
  • API
  • Custom PHP
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Custom Content Management System
  • JavaScript
  • RESTful API
  • Web Development

Senior Web Application Engineer - 8 years expertise in PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Javascript in Web Development Application. Analyzed Business Process Flow for my client. Deliver many projects in E-Commerce, Custom Development. Expert in Joomla

Ranjeet K.
$10/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • Shopify
  • jQuery
  • AngularJS
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Meteor
  • Shopify Templates
  • Bootstrap

5+ years work experience In web development. Great experience in single page application and PHP frame work and Javascript frame work link Meteor , Angular JS. Also Have experience of MongoDB, Heroku, D3JS, Joomla, Javascript, jQuery. I want long relationship with clients. I always try to give best to my clients.

Bahaa A.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • WordPress
  • UX & UI
  • Landing Page
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • WordPress Development
  • Web Design
  • Ecommerce Website
  • Website Redesign
  • PHP
  • WPML
  • Bug Fix
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • All in One SEO Pack

I have 12 years experiences in web development & Joomla, WordPress CMS since 2010 ... I believe that websites not lines of codes .. it is pieces of Art .. It is business value ... my role with my clients is " Your Success is My Success " I get work on more than 200 websites (WordPress & Joomla ) I am ready to built your site on different fields like - Corporate - eCommerce - Blog Magazine - Entertainment - Technology - Education - Real Estate - ETC

Rachid A.
$38/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PSD to WordPress
  • PSD to HTML
  • Responsive Web Design
  • WordPress Development
  • WordPress Theme
  • Tailwind CSS
  • CMS Development
  • Responsive Design
  • Divi
  • Website
  • Webflow
  • WordPress
  • Bootstrap

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Great,, extremely highly recommended. Easy to communicate,, easy to solve issues and very patient and cooperative." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Rachid was very helpful and professional. He did an amazing job. Done what's required and beyond. I would definitely do work with him again soon." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Rachid is a hard worker. His work is also top quality. He is communicative and takes initiative. I will work with him again. I definitively recommend him." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Rachid was incredible to work with.... We are really happy with the website, which Rachid created from scratch and managed all elements to ensure the project was successfully completed. He is very...

Hazrat J.
$15/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • AJAX
  • Magento
  • WordPress
  • Logo Design
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Graphic Design
  • Website
  • User Experience Design
  • Mobile UI Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Landing Page
  • jQuery

Our goal is to meet needs of our clients taking a most cost-effective approach. We achieve this by employing experienced and talented specialists in all fields of modern technology. Engineer Jk Technologies provides a wide range of professional services to assist our clients in fulfilling their software related needs in a flexible and cost effective manner. Our team combines both technical and creative expertise to design and produce fast, effective and elegant solutions for our customers. Our Areas of Specialization are: Web Development skills: -PHP / MySQL -AJAX -JAVA, JSP -XML -ASP.NET/ASP/MS SQL server Application Development Skills:...

URMI S.
$18/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • WooCommerce
  • PSD to WordPress
  • PSD to XHTML
  • AJAX
  • jQuery
  • jQuery Mobile
  • BuddyPress
  • WPML
  • Elementor
  • CSS 3
  • HTML5
  • Theme Development
  • Plugin Development

My self Urmi Full-Stack Woocommerce/WordPress Developer I have been serving in this industry for more than 10 years. I have expertise in WordPress, Woo-commerce, and many more. Quality work will be provided by me and I can solve any issue very effectively. If you are in need of a WordPress / Woo-commerce website or have an existing website that needs some work then it is time to click the green contact button at the top to get started and I am ready to help you to grow your business. Please keep reading and get to know about my other work: ➤➤ WordPress I can migrate any website into WordPress websites such as XD, Figma, and HTML to...

Pradeep S.
$22/hr
  • Trophy Icon Joomla
  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • Drupal
  • OpenCart
  • Magento
  • Website Development
  • Payment Plugin
  • Website Customization
  • Ecommerce Website
  • Avada Theme Customization
  • WordPress Development
  • WordPress e-Commerce

Over the last 12 years I have worked on many Web Applications and I have vast experience in almost all CMS, API and frameworks. I have focused on the following areas: * Web Development - Core PHP, Yii Framework, Laravel, API, SOAP, Facebook Applications etc. - CMS : Joomal, Wordpress, Drupal, Virtuemart, WooCommerce etc. - eCommerce: Magento, OpenCart, Prestashop, Lemonstand, Big Ecommerce etc. * Web Design - Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Ajax, Angular JS, Bootstrap, Responsive etc. * Filemaker application for IOS and Window * Mobile Application Development: Android & IOS Joomla Skills :- ============...

$NaN/hr

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Joomla! vs. WordPress

There are plenty of content management systems (CMSs) on the market, and some have more similarities between them than others. Two that come very close in terms of pros and cons are Joomla! and WordPress. Content management systems (CMSs) come in two broad categories–those that emphasize ease of use and those that emphasize functionality and customizability. In the latter category, WordPress and Joomla! are two of the best options.

Both are free, open-source, and easy to set up and use—with a few different nuances. So which is the right choice for your site or application? In this article, we’ll compare two top CMS platforms, Joomla! and WordPress, to help you decide which one is best for you.

An intro to Joomla!

Joomla! is an award-winning free CMS that really does it all, balancing both extensibility and ease of use. It powers millions of websites and applications of all types: think anything from personal blogs to corporate portals and intranets. It’s built with PHP and MySQL (or MS SQL, or PostgreSQL), which makes it easy to install and set up for any developer who’s familiar with these technologies. No need to be super advanced, but Joomla! does require a bit more technical skill than WordPress out of the gate. As with WordPress, you’ll need to download Joomla! and set up your own hosting.

If you’re looking to build an ecommerce store or a social networking-style application, Joomla! performs as well or better than most other CMS options. Once you’re set up, updating and maintaining a Joomla! site is on par with WordPress. Should you need to add additional, special functionality, Joomla has thousands of extensions (many are free) in its Extensions Directory. These extensions come in a few different forms: languages; plugins; components, which are the most complex; files and packages; and modules, which are similar to WordPress widgets. You can find extensions for anything, from image galleries and slideshows to script integrations, URL redirects, and ecommerce functionality.

The core Joomla! Framework is different than the Joomla CMS, and it gives developers the ability to create PHP-based applications without the overhead that comes along with the whole CMS package. Hire a skilled Joomla! developer to leverage the Framework to do things like build integrated ecommerce systems with product catalogs and inventory control systems, add on handy reservation systems to a restaurant site, or integrate data reporting tools.

Sites that are powered by Joomla include Nintendo Nordic, Harvard, Linux, and The Hill.

An intro to WordPress

WordPress is free, open-source, and powered by PHP, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS. Through the use of plenty of plugins, themes, and widgets, a WordPress site can be incredibly customizable and extensible, making it a good fit for small to medium-sized sites all the way up to more complex builds (which require the help of a skilled WordPress developer). Publishing content, updating plugins, and version updates are all very straightforward for beginners, and the security is excellent.

The more you want out of a WordPress site, the more it can be helpful to get a developer to work with you. With WordPress, you get what you put in—and the possibilities can be endless. The Advanced Custom Fields plugin gives admins even more control over how content and data is displayed, adding complexity where you need it to WordPress’s famously user-friendly admin panel. The Genesis Framework also streamlines development and gives you access to a ton of themes.

Sites that are powered by WordPress include TechCrunch, Walt Disney Co., the LinkedIn blog, and BBC America’s impressive multisite WordPress install.

Similarities

  • Both offer a selection of templates. Customizable templates are the basis for designing your website whichever service you go with, though it’s worth noting that WordPress has more themes available than Joomla!
  • Both have powerful developer APIs. The WordPress APIs also cover everything from metadata and HTTP to databases, theme customization and plugins. Joomla! has APIs for both its CMS and its Framework.
  • Both extend core functionality with add-ons. In WordPress, 45,000+ free plugins and themes are how developers can customize and add functionality. For Joomla, that’s components, extensions and plugins, and there are around 7,000+ available.
  • Both are free and open-source. With WordPress.org, you will need to arrange your own hosting and domain, but the software is free. Premium themes and plugins can cost more, too. Joomla! is free, too, with similar back-end requirements.
  • Both require installation, setup, and hosting. Also, both have “one click installation.” They require you to download the CMS, install it, and set up hosting and purchase a domain. Also, both regularly release new versions in cycles, which require updates to plugins, extensions, and templates, etc.
  • Both offer mobile responsive themes. A mobile WordPress site can be easily run on the same domain. Mobile Joomla! Is a great mobile extension, and Joomla! also supports Twitter Bootstrap.

Differences

  • Joomla! has out-of-the-box multilingual support. The content language you choose can be selected under the Languages Manager in the admin area. WordPress has excellent plugins to offer multilingual support, too, so both are pretty on par.
  • Mobile apps for admins. WordPress has a native app for updating your site on mobile; Joomla! does not have a proprietary one, but there are third-party ones available.
  • Joomla! has unit testing and system testing built in. This helps you see what is working on your site and where there’s room to improve. You can get similar services for WordPress through a plugin like Optimizely that allows you to run split, multivariate, and A/B testing on your site.
  • Joomla! has support for MySQL, MS SQL and PostgreSQL. WordPress just supports MySQL.

So which platform is right for your project?

In summary, the comparison between these platforms really comes down to two things: your skill level, and the complexity of your project. WordPress has a pretty massive following, and it’s easy to see why: it’s easy to learn and not hard to find your way around. But Joomla! has so many similarities and is very on par with its own ease of use.

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