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Joomla! vs MODX: 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, MODX is detailed as "*A free, open source content management system *". It is the web content management system (CMS) that gives you complete control over your site and content, with the flexibility and scalability to grow with your business. Get Creative Freedom. It supports your creative vision, with no restrictions and no compromise.

Joomla! and MODX 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, MODX provides the following key features:

  • Unparalleled Speed & Scale
  • Fine-grained user permissions
  • robust configuration options

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.

Decisions about Joomla! and MODX

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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    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 MODX?

    It is the web content management system (CMS) that gives you complete control over your site and content, with the flexibility and scalability to grow with your business. Get Creative Freedom. It supports your creative vision, with no restrictions and no compromise.

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    What are some alternatives to Joomla! and MODX?
    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.
    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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