Considering at Joomla as an option for managing your content online we are not trying to compete against the more popular Wordpress. Wordpress websites fulfills their niche very well as content rich informational sites which makes the blogger's dream a reality. This makes it the choice for the majority of websites.
At Vast Development Method we bring web based applications to the table which excels in user-based functionality, security, and extensive data manipulation. We are not competing for the nr 1 spot in the majority race. Instead we want to fulfill our niche with the best content management system for the job.
Our lead developer has been working in the Joomla framework for more than 10 years. As he fought through many challenges and difficulties of Joomla 2 he realized that he is gaining precious experience that money cannot buy. He has often been confronted, begged, and challenged to move over to the more popular Wordpress CMS. But for more reasons than simple loyalty he has stuck it out with Joomla and has gained insights into the system as a whole that enables him to harness its strengths and circumvent its weaknesses.
Though there is much talk about how easy a Wordpress setup is, the same can be said of Joomla. Everything has a learning curve and once you find your feet in a system and its method of operation, that is what you will find easiest. If it happens to be Wordpress where you started then you are most likely stay within its confines as it becomes your knowledge base.
If you happen to read this article wanting to make a knowledgeable choice regarding which content management system to use for your new website consider Joomla.
Perhaps you have run into limitations with Wordpress and want to take you webiste to new application heights that give full customization, security user accessability that is secure and private consider Joomla. It was and is still competent to run major robust systems.
In conclusion there is not a perfect CMS out there. But there is definitely some build more with the purpose of fulfilling special tasks than others. Eventhough CMS Critic's readers has voted Joomla best CMS in specific categories for 6 consecutive years (2014 - 2019) they still hold to the fact that there is not a best CMS out there. Still we at VDM have found the most competent one for our purpose. Joomla!.