WordPress vs. Joomla! vs. Layers



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Description

What is 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.

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 Layers?

Layers is a WordPress Theme framework focused on extending the WordPress core functionality to include layout building through the WordPress Visual Customizer. A lightweight set of base options, widgets and theme templates provide a user-friendly, extensible tool for creating beautiful, WordPress-faithful websites.

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Pros

Why do developers choose WordPress?
Why do you like WordPress?

Why do developers choose Joomla!?
Why do you like Joomla!?

Why do developers choose Layers?
Why do you like Layers?

Cons

What are the cons of using WordPress?
Downsides of WordPress?

What are the cons of using Joomla!?
No Cons submitted yet for Joomla!
Downsides of Joomla!?

What are the cons of using Layers?
No Cons submitted yet for Layers
Downsides of Layers?

Companies

What companies use WordPress?
5947 companies on StackShare use WordPress
What companies use Joomla!?
178 companies on StackShare use Joomla!
What companies use Layers?
0 companies on StackShare use Layers

Integrations

What tools integrate with WordPress?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with WordPress
What tools integrate with Joomla!?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Joomla!
What tools integrate with Layers?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Layers

What are some alternatives to WordPress, Joomla!, and Layers?

  • Drupal - Free, Open, Modular CMS written in PHP
  • Ghost - Just a blogging platform
  • Craft - A CMS built to do one thing and do it well: manage content
  • OctoberCMS - Open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework

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