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Joomla! vs Strapi: 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, Strapi is detailed as "*An open-source Headless-CMS *". It is an open source Node.js Headless CMS to easily build customisable APIs. It lets you manage your content and distribute it anywhere. It allows you to securely and privately serve your database of choice from your hosting and server of choice.

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

Joomla! and Strapi are both open source tools. Strapi with 16.4K GitHub stars and 1.87K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Joomla! with 3.31K GitHub stars and 2.9K GitHub forks.

Decisions about Joomla! and Strapi

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 Joomla!
Pros of Strapi
  • 16
    Powerful extension architecture
  • 6
    Powerfull CMS
  • 5
    Mid-Hight End level CMS
  • 4
    Highly customizable
  • 2
    Vast repository of free and paid extensions
  • 2
    Extensions & Templates
  • 1
    Multilingual in the core
  • 49
    Free
  • 36
    Open source
  • 25
    Rapid development
  • 23
    Self-hostable
  • 22
    API-based cms
  • 17
    Real-time
  • 15
    Headless
  • 14
    Easy setup
  • 11
    Large community
  • 10
    JSON
  • 4
    Internationalization
  • 3
    Social Auth
  • 3
    GraphQL
  • 2
    Media Library
  • 1
    Components

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Cons of Joomla!
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    • 7
      Internationalisation
    • 7
      Can be limiting
    • 5
      A bit buggy
    • 3
      DB Migrations not seemless

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    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.

    What is Strapi?

    Strapi is100% JavaScript, extensible, and fully customizable. It enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use the their favorite tools.

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    What are some alternatives to Joomla! and Strapi?
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Sitefinity
    It is a content management system (CMS) is software that allows customers to make updates and changes to their website without a web developer.
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