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Joomla! vs ExpressionEngine: What are the differences?

Developers describe Joomla! as "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. On the other hand, ExpressionEngine is detailed as "Open-Source and feature-rich content management system". It is a flexible, feature-rich, free open-source content management platform that empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals and organizations around the world to easily manage their web site.

Joomla! and ExpressionEngine belong to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Joomla! are:

  • User Management
  • Media Manager
  • Language Manager

On the other hand, ExpressionEngine provides the following key features:

  • Your site content is stored in channels—flexible data containers with fields for any type of information
  • A Template may contain ANYTHING that a webpage might contain: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, whatever
  • Live Preview

Joomla! and ExpressionEngine are both open source tools. Joomla! with 3.32K GitHub stars and 2.9K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than ExpressionEngine with 183 GitHub stars and 46 GitHub forks.

Decisions about ExpressionEngine 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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      Powerfull CMS
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    What is ExpressionEngine?

    It is a flexible, feature-rich, free open-source content management platform that empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals and organizations around the world to easily manage their web site.

    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 ExpressionEngine and Joomla!?
    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.
    Craft
    Craft is a content management system (CMS) that’s laser-focused on doing one thing really, really well: managing content.
    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.
    CodeIgniter
    CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
    Adobe Experience Manager
    It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
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