Compare Joomla! vs. Sulu CMS

Joomla! Sulu 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.

Sulu is a new take on content management. It has been started from scratch using an existing content repository.

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

 

  • Clean architecture based on Full Symfony Full Stack Framework
  • Uses ready made components such as CMF, PHPCR
  • Clean user interface
Main disvantages
  • Administration can be confusing
  • Lack of focus, tries to do everything
  • Codebase is a mix of old and new

 

  • Limited adoption
  • A new product, there are use cases not covered yet
  • Initial setup and flexibility requires expert developers
Product detailsJoomla! Sulu CMS

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