Compare Joomla! vs. October CMS

Joomla! October CMS
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Product intro

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.

October CMS is a content management system built on the Laravel Framework. It's been in development since 2013 and is definitely part of a new generation of PHP of content management tools.

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

 

  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
Main disvantages
  • Administration can be confusing
  • Lack of focus, tries to do everything
  • Codebase is a mix of old and new

 

  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
Product detailsJoomla! October CMS

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