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Comparison becomes inevitable when you don’t want to compromise anyhow and want to select the best between the good and better. Distinguishing the things is a good approach to lead towards growth and improvement. Remember the times, when you go for purchasing, how much you focus on comparison? That’s obvious because you want to deserve the best, undoubtedly!

Magento vs. Joomla

In this blog, I have demonstrated the a detailed comparison between the two open source platform (Joomla Vs Magento) for best e-commerce solution for you. When it comes to business matters, you obviously don’t want to put in jeopardy!

After deeply analyzing the pros and cons of both the popular platforms, i.e. Joomla and Magento, I was able to bring a clear picture before you. The comparison chart has been represented in a simpler and digestible manner to give apparent understanding to choose the best. However, the theme of the blog is not to emphasize that which one is better of the two, but it will guide you to choose the best one for you that meets your business requirements and budget criteria for making significant decisions.

General Comparison

GeneralJoomla
Magento
Founded in
20052008
Versions
1.0, 1.5 (Long term support), 1.6, 1.7, 2.5 (Long term support), 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5 (Long term support) , 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 4.51.0, 1.5, 1.6. 1.7
Open source nature
100%100%
Popularity
Web industries

  • Shopping 23%
  • Technology 7%
  • Religion 7%
  • Entertainment 6%
  • Social 6%
  • Health 6%
  • Travel 6%
  • News 6%
  • Education 5%

Other 23%

Web industries

  • Shopping 53%
  • Business 15%,
  • Vehicle 5%,
  • Technology 2%
  • Entertainment 1%
  • Health 4%
  • Adult 3%
  • Drugs 2%
  •  Sports 1%

Other 12%

Growth
 15% (2012) and 19% (2013) 20% (2012) and 25% (2013)
Online visibility
 Brilliant Outstanding
Cost-effectiveness
 Less expensive Highly expensive

Feature Chart

FeatureJoomla
Magento
SEO
Fully SEO-friendlyFully SEO-friendly
Multi-language support
Supports multiple languagesSupports multiple languages
Customization
Less complexMore complex
Social media-friendly
 Yes Yes
Mobile-responsiveness
 Yes Yes

Technical Overview

Technical FunctionalityJoomla
Magento
Architecture
MVC (model-view-controller)EAV (entity-attribute-value)
Platforms
PHP, MySql, OOPS programmingHP, Zend framework
Set up and install
Plain & SimpleA bit difficult
Shopping cart performance
 Good Better
Backend
 Highly customizableNeeds  professional assistance for Customization
Front-end
 Hassle-free customization Complex customization

Consistency in Use

ConsistencyJoomla
Magento
Security
IntermediateHigh
Extensibility
Feasible but comparatively low in contrast to MagentoHighly Feasible
Stability
GoodBest
Online community and Support
 Better community Assistance Exceptional community Assistance

Detailed Outlook

Additional ComparisonJoomla
Magento
CMS performance
Superb CMS support and benefitsPreferable only for shopping cart development
Extensions
Some of the popular extensions are JEvents, Simple Photo Gallery, Virtuemart, etc.Simple to install themSome of the popular extensions are Social Login, Advanced Sitemap. Remerce CMS Meta Robots.Comparatively difficult to install than Joomla
Blogging
Easy Setup and managementA bit complex set & management

Conclusion:

Hope the blog was worthy in making detailed comparison between the two most-demanding e-commerce platforms. With the provided information, you would no more be perplexed in making a final decision for your business.

Posted By: CSSChopper Team

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