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Ma'am which CMS better like Wordpress Joomla or Drupal
my uncle said , he recommend can i use only wordpress he said wordpress easy and plugin fancy theme available . Zac Gordon best teacher wordpress , my Question ma'am which CMS better like Wordpress , Joomla , Drupal , much more
Prior to taking any coding I built three web sites. I first started with WordPress and became quickly frustrated with it. I switched to Joomla and loved it. Here is one of the sites. Again, this was built prior to my knowing anything about programming.
Since taking classes here, I have done some research into Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress. Drupal has the reputation (although I read a very well reasoned rebuttal to this) as being the most powerful, but difficult CMS to use. WordPress has the reputation of being the easiest. Joomla in between. My preprogramming experience was that WordPress was easy to start a blog, but not as easy to do anything else.
Now that I have take a ton of courses here, I would use a micro framework like Slim. I am also going to check out Laravel. But of the three major players, I would go back to Joomla.
Aaron Munoz11,177 Points
Drupal is built with the symfony framework. Symfony is the industry standard. WordPress is very easy for a user but very inefficient for a developer because it's built in a way that it loads so many files that aren't always needed. Drupal 8 is going to be even more powerful and will use even better programming standards.
Arturo Espinoza9,181 Points
Can you code HTML, CSS and JS on it? I am building a site for my friend. Every year the air show changes themes so they want something that can be changed without having to pay several people for a whole new site. can I upload my own template or code it within Joomla?
Yes, you can, but I have not looked at Joomla since I started taking courses here. The base CSS is in Less, but I think there is a Sass version now as well for styling. The base language is PHP, so you will want to learn about that by taking the courses here.