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Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by darb » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:32 am

I just wonder why Joomla people let this biased commercial interests advertise their Wordpress focused services on Joomla sponsor page?

ie https://www.joomla.org/current-sponsors.html WebsiteSetup - Bronze Global Sponsor WebsiteSetup is sponsoring Joomla

This guy just use Joomla sponsering page as a marketing strategy to move users over to Wordpress and Joomla support him to do so! amazing

-------------------on his main web page with comprehensive updated Wordpress info only--------------
https://websitesetup.org/
Here’s why I recommend using WordPress to build your website

WordPress vs. Joomla/Drupal: Drupal is a very powerful platform that is popular with web developers and experienced coders, but it comes with a very steep learning curve that makes it a bad choice for beginners. Joomla is similar to WordPress and works great for online stores, but you’ll need at least a little bit of technical coding to make it work the way you want.

If you want more details, I’ve put together a comprehensive comparison between WordPress, Joomla and Drupal.

For the beginners, I strongly suggest sticking to WordPress.

It’s the easiest platform I’ve ever worked with, but it’s flexible enough to suit everyone from small business owners and freelancers to creative artists and bloggers. etc etc
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His main target when going to his website is Wordpress --> https://websitesetup.org/

so question is why have people at Joomla choosen to support this kind of biased Wordpress support that destroy for Joomla future market penetration? Dont you understand what you doing?
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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:03 am

But it's not forbidden. WP is competitor, not the public enemy or drugs :D .
Also, u advertise this guy even more :D

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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by darb » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:22 am

Well it’s not forbidden but it stupid to let your competitors come into your system and let them advertise another competitive solution to swing them over to for example Wordpress. People and firms will only use one preferred CMS system. It’s not good if Joomla not should only be a technical developer club for mutual admiration only in the future.
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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:51 am

The current situation is not because of this advertising, but Joomla development model.
WP dont make dramatic changes in core and hold its userbase. Joomla - mostly for developers, not users.
So i am not surprising about market share WP vs Joomla. And this lonely guy not the problem.
Problem is - so many firms use WP because it's frozen stability. And u cant do anything about it unless Joomla provide same stable life circle.

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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by Webdongle » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:01 am

effrit wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:51 am
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Problem is - so many firms use WP because it's frozen stability. And u cant do anything about it unless Joomla provide same stable life circle.
Yep wp trade security for stability. They don't update so frequently so as to make things easier for their users but that (in turn) makes wp more hackable. As for wp being more popular ... 'Sometimes the majority means all the fools are on the same side'.
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by effrit » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:09 am

@Webdongle, they not fools but potential clients and users. So we need strong product to present to them.
Not current Joomla fragmentation.

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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by darb » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:14 am

And all these Joomla propagande show case that they are the biggest ie refering to W3techs analysis of CMS which in WP case also are all blogs that are started by a one person blog.

https://w3techs.com/disclaimer

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* Although, we do apply test processes, the software we use to collect data and to produce the surveys may occasionally have defects, and thus produce inaccurate results.
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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by darb » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:38 am

disasterJoomla.jpg
To use Joomla name like this is a disaster and nobody take action to do something about it.

Where is OSM?
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Re: Why Joomla support advertising for its competitors ie Wordpress?

Post by Webdongle » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:09 am

Which would you rather
He says those things and pay Joomla to say it
or
Not pay Joomla anything and say it anyway.

He's paying to advertise his site on a Joomla site but Joomla is not paying for their advert on his site https://websitesetup.org/build-website-with-joomla/

At least his being a sponsor infers he is paying money to be mentioned on the sponsor page https://www.joomla.org/current-sponsors.html
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