When you talk about blogging, a few popular platforms come to mind.
None of which is Joomla, right?
But consider for a second the sheer fact that there are hundreds of other amazing blogging platforms out there that you are probably missing just because you found one functional platform that you think meets your blogging needs and straightaway stuck to it, without trying the others.
Scary, isn’t it?
We thought so too.
But if you are just considering delving into the blogging space, then you are lucky because you are yet to choose a particular blogging option and so can critically look through the range of blogging platforms out there and pick a suitable one.
So our contribution to this predicament that you have suddenly found yourself in is to introduce the merits of a few other blogging platforms that you might consider using for your blogging needs.
Let’s kickoff with Joomla.
Joomla is a website building platform not unlike WordPress. It has an awesome variety of plugins and Search Engine Optimized themes that makes it one of the most sought after themes in the online space.
To know more about Joomla, check out our previous post on it here.
Now that we have established the undeniable awesomeness of Joomla, lets head on to the Joomla blogging platform to see what ‘amazingness’ it holds for us.
So here are a few things to note about the Joomla blogging platform.
1. NO FEE
Much like WordPress, Joomla is a free open source software; so there’s no fear of attracting a fee.
This is especially important for beginners who are not too keen on spending money at the onset of their blogging career.
Joomla, apart from supporting the MYSQl database management system also supports other database management systems.
It is important to know that WordPress only supports MYSQL.
Joomla features the use of a large variety of themes and templates to enhance the visual appeal of your blog and plugins, modules or extensions to help extend features.
4. USER COMMUNITY
Joomla boasts of a strong user community of over 200,000 users.
The implication of that is that you have a collective of people with the requisite experience to help you with any challenge you might face now or in the future.
5. EASY TO USE
You don’t need to know how to code to do any Joomla blogging. Its super easy to set up a Joomla blog.
All you need to perfect is the ability to copy and paste your content and correctly hit the publish button.
6. SEO COMPLIANT
Joomla blog features a built in SEO functionality.
In the beginning you had to simply enable this feature but since the Joomla 1.6, that feature has been ‘switched on’ by default.
See what we mean?
Joomla is without a doubt a worthy option for your blogging needs.
So before you put pen to paper and start your blogging career, give the Joomla option a try and we promise that you won’t regret it.
So go ahead and start a blog with Joomla today.
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