Top 5 Content Management Systems (CMS) – Joomla!

  • By: Cris M.
  • Jan 28, 2013
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Content Management Systems (CMS) have grown in popularity lately due to their functional versatility, ease of use, and cutting-edge developer interfaces. All these features are welcomed by designers and developers, because they make the web development process much easier, faster, and more efficient.

Here is the list of selected Content Management Systems you might find useful:

 

#2 Joomla!

Pros

This is one of the most professional CMS platforms out there, and it’s free. There are numerous companies that use Joomla! such as Harvard University, MTV, and UNRIC to name a few. Some of the best features of this platform are the active developer community that numbers several hundred thousand members, the extensive list of add-ons and plugins, and the thousands of extensions. There is also tonnes of documentation available online. Thanks to these features, any further extension of the platform does not necessarily require additional coding.

 

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Joomla! – CMS Platform

The greatest advantage of Joomla! is the functionality. Many types of websites can be developed using this platform such as online magazines, corporate extranets or intranets, community web portals, e-commerce applications, etc. Jommla! is also very easy to install and customise. What’s more, this platform looks quite attractive and appealing.

Cons:
As is the case with WordPress, Joomla! also might be too extensive for some less-demanding websites. Besides, even though it is quite handy to use, the back-end is not as user-friendly as one might expect. Finally, the themes offered are not as superior as those that are offered by WordPress.

Verdict

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Joomla! boasts with a long development history, which is great in terms of finding guidelines and introductions for beginners. This is also an award-winning platform used by developers worldwide for building high-quality websites and applications. Many prefer Joomla! over WP due to its extensibility and functionality.


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