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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by darb » Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:55 am

cowolter wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:55 am
Because finding people that can customize wordpress or do some minor PHP scripting is easy, and long term maintenance is how they make their money. They aren't in it for cool technology, they make money by solving business problems and wordpress is an incredibly cost effective way of doing it. Plus, wordpress is open source and so it can't die.
"Plus, wordpress is open source and so it can't die."

Yes it cant "die" but it can be sold as it smart have been "done" bcs everybody that works and develop code for Wordpress is increasing the value for Automattic - Matt Mullenweg and Co owners.

Its smart like Google does, let people work for "free" in "Open Source" coding/project increasing the value for them for... nothing.

Joomla is owned controlled by everyone https://www.opensourcematters.org/organisation.html that contribute and can not be sold by anyone like for example MySQL one time was sold to Sun and ended up in its largest competitor Oracle when Oracle bought Sun. :)
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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by waarnemer » Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:25 pm

@cowolter... that applies to the top 10 of LAMP stacked cms-es

one thing though.. open source indeed doesn't die.. but can be a lure into paid versions or service or is backed by the revenue made from derivated activity (oh my, are we talking WP now?)

or open source is indeed created and maintained by a community of developers backed by the enthusiasm of all that use it.. oh yeah! Joomla!

open source can die by the way.. look at all abandoned projects on github, gitlab, bitbucket, sourceforge (sort of is a patient itself nowadays)...

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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by sailom » Mon May 04, 2020 3:22 am

@darb I agree with darb. Many big and reputable websites are not in the Joomla statistics.

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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by Molk1 » Tue May 19, 2020 12:35 am

WP is so easy to use! My little sister can learn to build a decent WP site in an afternoon. There is a plugin for everything, anything you need you just google it and there is millions of forums etc., basically I feel like I'm never really stuck. And you can build a profi looking site on a free theme, so all the broke students use it. Easy to optimize as well, for SEO, speed, everything.

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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by sozzled » Tue May 19, 2020 1:17 am

I will refer all my clients to @Molk1's sister to build their websites "in an afternoon". Will save me (and this forum) a lot of work. ;)
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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by A1Edy » Tue May 19, 2020 1:50 am

I could be due to the simplicity of Wordpress
I rather Joomla over Wordpress for various reasons such as customization.

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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by Webdongle » Tue May 19, 2020 4:42 am

Molk1 wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 12:35 am
WP is so easy to use! My little sister can learn to build a decent WP site in an afternoon....
Then she could build one in 15 minutes with Joomla it has all the necessary extensions already installed.
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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by mandville » Tue May 19, 2020 12:14 pm

how old is the little sister? mines 40 something.
agreed by the time you have searched for all the required extensions and installed and confgured then you could already have joomla up and running.
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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by darb » Tue May 19, 2020 2:33 pm

sozzled wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 1:17 am
I will refer all my clients to @Molk1's sister to build their websites "in an afternoon". Will save me (and this forum) a lot of work. ;)
yes this is Mullenwegs fake news factory here with one post and disappear hahaha People are smarter than understand this biased Wordpress marketing pr take over the world with fake news..
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Re: WP is everywhere

Post by sailom » Thu May 21, 2020 1:38 pm

A1Edy wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 1:50 am
I could be due to the simplicity of Wordpress
I rather Joomla over Wordpress for various reasons such as customization.
Yeah, customization. I love Joomla because it is easy to customize.
I still use Joomla to develop websites for my clients.
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