Luckily for this question we can clearly give an answer – the egg came first. For quite a long time scientists been arguing about this subject and finally genetics gave an answer. If you’re interested you can watch this video.
As for our subject, for every job there is a special tool.
- Need a blog - WordPress, Joomla.
- Need a small/medium store – WordPress, Joomla.
- Need a large store, with a whole load of products – Joomla, Drupal.
- Need informational site – all three will work.
There is no sense to compare this trinity because each option is good for its own purpose. It’s like arguing which is better Coke or Pepsi, or which ones to mix Jack & Coke or Jack & Pepsi (though the last mix is a blasphemy).
Why is Joomla! so Special?
To state all benefits of this CMS, just one article is not enough. So let’s point out only unique features of Joomla.
The most important feature of Joomla is it’s versatility. Joomla can serve as a basis for a simple blog or a complex online store, with additional modules and user registration system of automatic payment of orders. Creating and configuring a fully automated site and carrying it out through an intuitive web interface can be really easy. Versatility allows you to change the layout of the site while developing it.
For sure, while creating and maintaining online resource some expertise in PHP, HTML, CSS will come in handy. With their help you can perform more fine-tuning of your site. Also, with deeper understanding of PHP and mySQL databases, you can create your own modules and components that will perform some highly specialized tasks.
Now every user of Joomla can apply so-called “langpacks“. They will save your time cutting the necessity to translate everything manually (in case your language is not listed).
This CMS is constantly developed and updated, thus indicating high level of competence and qualification of the developer community.
Joomla is distributed under GPL license, which provides flexibility when working with your site, and allows no change the content of your website templates without further copyright infringement (you can use your site for commercial or non-commercial purposes).
Beautiful Wrapping for Your Joomla!
When talking about this great CMS, we should definitely share with you some great templates created to wrap your Joomla-powered sites.
This template is created for all kinds of companies involved in design (both interior and web). Template looks quite welcoming due to the clean layout and wise content arrangement. As for the technical goodies, the theme is based on Bootstrap coupled with HTML5 animation.
This stylish theme with contrasting visual character creates positive feeling due to the strong vibe of orange elements. The layout of this template is a classic representation of content blocks. Best for companies involved in building and constructions.
If you’re looking for a template for your portfolio website, this one is a hell of a template. With the help of this template you can arrange all your shots in a straightforward manner. What’s more important, the home page welcomes the new visitor with a full-width image slider where you can place your most impressive shots.
Flat designs are really popular these days, have a look at this template created for all kinds of restaurants and food-related websites. If you’re close to color psychology then you know that red color is highly appetitive – this template is based on red color. The combination with pictures of food makes it a perfect weapon for any restaurant.
Marketing, advertising, and all other companies involved in constant direct interaction with their clients, should pay more attention to the color schemes of their sites. Look at this template, main color is blue – it represents trust and tranquility. When combined with careful content arrangement, your site will be just perfect for any of your clients.
The template is designed for tattoo salon. No wonder that black prevails in this templates – tattoo artworks are full of mysticism and mysteries. Overall look is quite elegant due to dark color scheme, which makes images clearer for perception. The template is supported by Bootstrap that improves it with responsive layouts, additional interface elements, CSS stylesheets, and much more.
Tattoo artists will cry of joy seeing this template. Cool dark style with sharp typography blends with the idea of tattoo salon presentation. Slider in the top promotes the services that are offered, featured banners below enumerate them. The set of subpages allow the viewers to learn about the resident artists, view the gallery and read about the latest trends in this sphere.
This is quite a remarkable design that combines colorful inserts and photos of cute animals. Moreover, the sliding pics would exactly specify the website is for veterinary needs. The template is powered by Bootstrap, a great framework that gives additional CSS stylesheets, front-end elements, layouts for mobile and tablet screens.
What a construction company does? It builds. How does construction smell? Concrete. That is how this template looks, like it was build out of concrete. Actually it was with a little bit of CSS3, HTML5, jQuery and Semantic Code.
Weight loss and any other medicine related online businesses should employ green on their websites. This color is associated with health and well-being. The featured layout combines easy-to-perceive structure of the content, drop down menu, plus back-to-top button makes the process of working with the site quite comfortable.
The subject is a template for a travel agency. Blue background…the sea…the sky on the photos. This is good for a travel agency site to have a number of great photos of places one can visit. The better images are, the more time user will spend on your website and hence the higher possibility they will use your services.
How should the website of nightclub look like? See the demo and you’ll find out. The color scheme is quite simple though the dominance of black makes the layout look really SWAG.
The last template in our list welcomes you with a movie-like title against the background with beautiful photo of ears of wheat. Actually this is a full-screen slider that can display any image you’d like to show to your new visitors. All other elements of this template are quite minimal: simple navigation and a number of social-media buttons at the bottom.
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