It is said that a website is the mirror of the soul of the company that owns it. This is more relevant in these times when companies that have a website are considered more favourably than companies that may have a brick and mortar office but no website.

That said, corporate entities do jump to the first solution that comes their way without taking into consideration the many factors that can make or break their reputation as being trustworthy enough to conduct business with.

As a matter of fact, a wrong decision in choosing the right platform to build your website on will work against you instead of being in your favour. Before we get into the comparison mode, it would do a world of good to illustrate the features that each of them brings to the table.

WordPress powers nearly a quarter of new sites today is the content management system (CMS) of choice for more than two-thirds of the top million sites making it the most popular on the web. Everything that makes webpages feel rich – pictures, videos, music, documents – can feel right at home with WordPress.

With a drag-and-drop file Uploader that uses the latest technology to ensure your file effortlessly makes it to the web page every time, and a media browser to help you store, organize and find the files you’re looking for, WordPress hosts the files that make your pages pop. It also lets you schedule posts either backdating or postponing the posts.

WordPress has killer search baked in. Every word you write is fully searchable through a single box at the top of each page and if your users choose to use an external search engine WordPress will present your content in a way that all but ensures it makes it to the top of the results every time.

Some of the features unique to Joomla are that it is completely database-driven site engines. News, products, or services sections are fully editable and manageable. Contributing authors can easily add topics to the database.

In addition, the layouts like menu boxes at the left, right or centre are dully customizable. And last but not the least you can easily upload images to your own library that can be used anywhere in the site.

Although one (Joomla) started from the ground up as a CMS and the other (WordPress) entered the field as a platform for publishing and evolved into a platform, both have fantastic abilities and a loyal set of supporters.

It would suffice to say that in the case of website designing WordPress is preferred by small businesses with a limited budget and Joomla is ideal for big-ticket businesses needing not just better security but also has to have multi-user accessibility.

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Nirlep Patel
I am an internet entrepreneur and also the Co-Founder of GBIM Technologies, India’s fastest growing internet marketing company. My forte lies in actively lending technical expertise in Search Engine Optimisation, SEM Google AdWords, SMM. Spanning about 14 years of focus on Digital Marketing, GBIM today has become one of the greatest digital marketing company. This could have been possible only because of the trust which our clients have on us, and the quality services we have delivered to them I have always believed that more is lost from indecision than wrong decisions and as a result, we have managed to create an environment where people are encouraged to challenge process and innovate. This culture has cultivated a highly motivated team with an open approach where anyone can share their thoughts and ideas freely.


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