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Joomla Vs WordPress

Although Joomla is considered to be a CMS and WordPress is more of a blogging platform, it is very important to consider which one of these will be more appropriate for you when building your website.

When creating your website, you should probably opt for a good CMS. Joomla and WordPress are two of the most popular Content Management Systems around. However, both these CMS’ have their own set of advantages and disadvantages.

Let’s get started with WordPress. This is probably one of the easiest systems in the market today. Although most people think that WordPress is solely used for blogging purposes, it can actually be used in many ways. Installing WordPress onto your server is fairly easy and you do not really require any knowledge to create your website on your own. With WordPress, you don’t have to develop any additional scripts to get comments from your visitors because these are already built in. However, WordPress does not really provide adequate workspace for developers because …

How to build a perfect Joomla Website?

Today, it has become extremely easy to create and build your own website. If you want a search engine friendly website that is user-friendly, professional looking and easily maintainable, then it is not quite impossible. Content Management Systems like Joomla have been designed to make it easier to maintain website without demanding too much from the website owner.

Here is how you can build a perfect Joomla site:

Joomla definitely has an edge over most other CMS’. It is an open source platform that is highly flexible and is used across the globe to build and maintain even the simplest of websites. It has won plenty of awards in the last few years and has even beaten Firefox as the best open source project.

There are plenty of powerful features that can be used easily, and tasks like adding new content can be done very easily. Plenty of websites make use of Joomla to build their sites, right from newspapers and magazines to corporate sites, ecommerce sites and even educational sites.

The Best Joomla Extensions

Joomla is a great content management system that has the power to run a blog, a corporate website or even a news site easily. It is very easy to customize your site and make it easy to fit in with your specific needs. The best way to make it more customizable is to add extensions to your Joomla site. Joomla is great but lacks a few things. The best part about this is there are plenty of extensions to fix this. Here is a list of Joomla top extensions that are free of cost.The Simple Image Holder: If you need to place an image or a flash file in a module position, or perhaps your logo or header image, then you can use this plug-in. It allows you to add alt-text and links to the image from the backend.
Place Here: Simply placing an image isn’t enough at time, especially if you want to add more text or links and tables. But all this stuff still needs to go in a module position. And this is where Place Here comes into play.
Xmap: Every website needs a good sitemap, as they increase the acce…