In the CMS market, it is the big fish in the pond with a market share of 60 percent and climbing.
In addition to that, it will soon run a full third of the entire Internet.
Word Press recently crossed the 30 percent threshold for usage overall.
Based on Internet Live Stats that means about 560 million websites run on Word Press.
However, like the other candidates, its main technology is PHP and it is also an open source and community-run software project.
Alright, now that we know a little more about the systems we are talking about, let’s start comparing them.
It also makes Word Press the fastest growing CMS of the last eight years.
The latest version (4.9) has alone been downloaded over 90 million times.
They have given everyday users the ability to create and manage high-quality websites without being a web developer.
Something that all three content management systems in our CMS comparison have in common is that they are open source and completely .
However, creating a website still comes with expenses, even if your CMS is free.
Like Word Press, Joomla is based on PHP and an SQL database.
Other characteristics are also similar, such as the division into a front end (the visible part of the website) and back end (the administration area). The third contender in our CMS comparison has been around longer than the other two systems.