Compare Joomla! vs. Concrete5

Joomla! Concrete5
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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.

Concrete 5 is a long running content management system. It is known for it's user friendly interface and with it's recent iterations has moved to adopt Symfony components.

Main advantages
  • Large developer and user base
  • Plenty of ready made extensions available
  • Tried and tested basic concepts

 

  • Ease of use
  • Extensions marketplace
  • Reasonably sized community
Main disvantages
  • Administration can be confusing
  • Lack of focus, tries to do everything
  • Codebase is a mix of old and new

 

  • Product versioning can be confusing
  • Not many examples for complex implementations
  • Multilingual architecture not top notch
Product detailsJoomla! Concrete5

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