Comparing Joomla and WordPress: Nomenclature

In this new article series we’ll be looking at the key differences between the two most popular CMSs; Joomla and WordPress, starting with a look at their different naming conventions and what it tells us about their focus.

Joomla! 3.6: UX additions, bugfixes and quality-of-life improvements

In one of the fastest Joomla updates in recent memory, just four months after Joomla! 3.5 we’ve already reached the release of Joomla! 3.6, along with more than 400 fixes, features and improvements added. Get the lowdown on the best of the lot as we dig through the notes so you don’t have to!

Is Joomla! beginner friendly?

WordPress is a better choice than Joomla for newbies in web development; everyone knows that. But is it true? In fact, if the right kind of beginner comes along, then Joomla might well be worthwhile. Read on and find out how!

Joomla! 3.7: what user and developer improvements are coming?

Joomla! 3.5 is still fresh off the development line, but the Production Leadership Team are already working towards the release of Joomla! 3.7. But what might we see in this next release? Whilst the feature list isn’t 100% confirmed, there are several plans and discussions that point to some interesting improvements to make Joomla! more user-friendly than ever; in this article, we’ll look at the ones that have a good chance of making a appearance soon.

Testing Joomla 3.5 and PHP 7: What kind of load speed improvements can be expected?

The recent Joomla! 3.5 release included many useful little features, but perhaps the biggest change was one that the average end user won’t notice immediately; support for PHP 7. Of course, more immediately-tangible features like drag-and-drop images in the default editor or UI additions such as count items help improve workflow and article management, but PHP 7 offers something even more useful in terms of improving the user experience and reducing bounce rate; faster page loads.

Joomla 3.5 – All you need to know

Joomla 3.5 is here, and it’s bringing some useful new features with it. Find out everything there is to know about what’s included in this major update in this in-depth article.

10-Minute WordPress Plugin Tests

WordPress offers a ton of plugins on its repository; big, small; complex, simple; there’s something to meet every need. However, sometimes finding something new is like looking for a needle in a haystack. In this new series, we’ll be doing quick reviews of a selection of plugins each week, so maybe you’ll find something new and interesting to play with!

Stay in this Black Friday and get 30% off our Joomla or WordPress themes!

Thanksgiving is upon us, and our American friends will be gearing up for a traditional feast of turkey, stuffing, and watching that one aunt you only see twice a year drinking too much gin. After such a big meal, Black Friday is the time to work off all those extra calories as shoppers engage in a frantic melee for cheap TVs that marks the beginning of the home stretch of the year. This time around though, why not take a break from the bargain hunt, put your feet up, and grab a deal that you don’t even have to leave the house for.