Joomla modules vs WordPress widgets

In the latest part of our series comparing Joomla! and WordPress, we dig deeper into the functionalities included with widgets and modules, and how they fit with the key philosophies of their respective CMS’ development.

Content Creation and Management: Joomla vs WordPress

In part 3 of our series comparing Joomla and WordPress, we start exploring content creation, seeing how each CMS manages its frontpage and produces the content that will drive a website’s popularity.

Five reasons to choose Joomla! for your next website project

If you’re looking to a powerful CMS to build your next website project on, then you’re spoiled for choice. Joomla! may not immediately come to mind, but it offers more flexibility than you might think; here’s 5 reasons that Joomla! can be a great choice, even for larger website projects.

Find out what technologies a site is running in seconds, including CMS, Webserver, JavaScript and more

One of the ways that we grow as developers is by discovering new solutions and options, and one of the best ways to do this is to investigate what your favorite websites rely on. This might seem like a challenge, but with some simple plugins and a bit of know-how, you can discover all sorts of interesting information, including which CMS, JavaScript libraries, webserver, programming language and others a given website utilizes, even without admin access.

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.