Compare Craft CMS vs. Joomla!

Craft CMS Joomla!
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Product intro

Craft CMS is a new player in the PHP CMS field. It does not use Symfony components, but is a popular and more modern option for WordPress.

Joomla! is one of the big three PHP CMSes. Currently it uses only a single component from the Symfony project. Joomla remains a strong contender with a large number of users and extensions.

Main advantages
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
  • Large developer and user base
  • Plenty of ready made extensions available
  • Tried and tested basic concepts

 

Main disvantages
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
  • Administration can be confusing
  • Lack of focus, tries to do everything
  • Codebase is a mix of old and new

 

Product detailsCraft CMS Joomla!

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