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Django CMS vs Joomla!: What are the differences?

What is Django CMS? *A free and open-source CMS *. It is user friendly and has a very intuitive drag and drop interface It's built around the needs of multi-lingual publishing by default. Its lightweight core makes it easy to integrate with other software and put to use immediately, while its ease of use makes it the go-to choice for content managers, content editors and website admins..

What is Joomla!? A content management system helping both novice users and expert developers to create powerful websites and applications. Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.

Django CMS and Joomla! can be categorized as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Some of the features offered by Django CMS are:

  • LDAP authentification
  • Session management
  • Scripting API

On the other hand, Joomla! provides the following key features:

  • User Management
  • Media Manager
  • Language Manager

Joomla! is an open source tool with 3.31K GitHub stars and 2.9K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Joomla!'s open source repository on GitHub.

Seat Pagine Gialle, Construct Digital, and Solutions4Business Consulting are some of the popular companies that use Joomla!, whereas Django CMS is used by Opportunity Network, Ingenuity Global Consulting Inc., and Bonsai Tiger. Joomla! has a broader approval, being mentioned in 179 company stacks & 136 developers stacks; compared to Django CMS, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

Decisions about Django CMS and Joomla!

10 Years ago I have started to check more about the online sphere and I have decided to make a website. There were a few CMS available at that time like WordPress or Joomla that you can use to have your website. At that point, I have decided to use WordPress as it was the easiest and I am glad I have made a good decision. Now WordPress is the most used CMS. Later I have created also a site about WordPress: https://www.wpdoze.com

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Pros of Django CMS
Pros of Joomla!
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    Drag and drop interface
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    Easy Integration
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    Better UX
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    Rich features
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    Secure
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    Speed of developement
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    Crons
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    Powerful extension architecture
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    Powerfull CMS
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    Mid-Hight End level CMS
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    Highly customizable
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    Vast repository of free and paid extensions
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    Extensions & Templates
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    Multilingual in the core

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What is Django CMS?

It is user friendly and has a very intuitive drag and drop interface. It's built around the needs of multi-lingual publishing by default. Its lightweight core makes it easy to integrate with other software and put to use immediately, while its ease of use makes it the go-to choice for content managers, content editors and website admins.

What is Joomla!?

Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.

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What are some alternatives to Django CMS and Joomla!?
Wagtail
Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience.
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Drupal
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Plone
It is a free and open source content management system built on top of the Zope application server. Plone is positioned as an "Enterprise CMS" and is commonly used for intranets and as part of the web presence of large organizations
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