WordPress versus Joomla

WordPress versus Joomla!

The main differences and similarities

Core features

Below you will find an overview of what is built-in by default: all core features and functions that are immediately available after installing the CMS and for which you do not need any extra plugins or extensions.

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Manage content WordPress Joomla
Edit pages in frontend (site)
Use tags
Drag 'n' drop block editor
Reusable elements you can export
Configure start/stop publishing
Built-in contact form
Add author alias
Save content as copy
Separate images for intro and fulltext
Multiple ordering options for articles/blogs
Show custom fields in multiple places
Ready to use privacy statement
Create multilingual site
Copy pages
Place ad banners on your website
Batch change parameters (multiple items)
Comment option for content
Show most recent content items in block on page
Show most popular content items in block on page
Show random content items in block on page
SEO, structure, navigation WordPress Joomla
Add metadescription
Menu-items for various page types
Add widgets/modules to page, multiple pages or menu-items
Layout WordPress Joomla
Use Google fonts
Save style as copy
Technical features WordPress Joomla
Free to download, install and update
Free website on wordpress.com / joomla.com
Full functionality on your free website at wordpress.com / joomla.com
Create blog website without using extra extensions/plugins
Create complete website without using extra extensions/plugins
Extensive, fully configurable user management
Privacy-actions for registered users
Action logs: who did what
Built-in Google ReCaptcha for forms
Switch to offline mode with one click
Switch to https in site backend
Built-in performance tools (GZip, caching)
One-click install at most hosting providers
Site diagnosis
Security updates

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