WordPress 3.0 vs. Joomla: Round 2

After writing my article Where Joomla beats WordPress, I noticed that some readers commented saying that with the release of the new version of WordPress 3.0 the battle will have a different outcome in favor of WordPress.

So, I decided to wait until WP 3.0 has been officially released to be able to do another comparison and see who wins this time.

Wordpress vs. Joomla: Round 2

Here are the new winner features in WordPress 3.0 that gives it the upper hand over Joomla:

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My favorite Resources for learning WordPress

To keep up-to-date with WordPress’ ever evolving and growing knowledge I have to stay tuned to a large number of favorite sites which I will talk about briefly here, and I urge you to visit them if you’re into WordPress like me.

  1. Css-tricks.com: My personal favorite site which I spend hours every week checking for new articles, watching the famous video screen casts which offer in-depth teaching for various topics including WordPress. You will also love the code snippets part and the very live Forum. Managed by Chris Coyer, who is doing a wonderful job!

    css-tricks.com

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WordPress vs. Joomla: Where Joomla beats WordPress

Joomla is a very famous free CMS( content management system) today and I’ve always wondered is it really better than WordPress like some people say!

WordPress vs. Joomla

I tried to search online for comparisons and to be honest couldn’t find a satisfying answer till I recently decided to give it a try and see for myself, and below I will try to explain the areas where Joomla surpasses WordPress and where it fails short.

Joomla beats WordPress in the following situations:

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10 Great Plugins I use and recommend :: WP Quick tip 4

After discussing plugins in the WP Quick tip 3, how to install and make the best use of them to extend your site or blog, I guess it’s time to talk about the best plugins you can use and I will give you my personal preferences for the ones that I’ve used and have proved to be reliable to me.

  1. All in One SEO: Your first choice for making your blog Search Engine friendly, and optimizing your titles to get better reach by search engines and more visitors.
  2. Contact Form 7: The simplest WP contact form plugin, very easy to use and modify and you get full control over the message a user gets when submitting the form. For more powerful control try, cformsII.

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Install a plugin easily and safely :: WP Quick tip 3

Plugins are additions to your WordPress site or blog to extend it’s functionality in a lot of ways, and adding them can achieve a lot of things without the need to change any code yourself.

A lot about Plugins by 103 Graphics

What makes plugins so popular?

  1. Plugins are very easy to install( explained below)
  2. They can let you do a lot of extras with your site, like create membership sites, accept Paypal payments, add social media icons, and a lot more.
  3. Most of them are FREE!

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