Original and Curated Articles, News and How-Tos from the Joomla World
I've tried a number of blogging solutions for Joomla over the years, and I've settled on EasyBlog. (the one used for this site, and I LOVE it much more than WordPress) But, many users prefer WordPress because they are used to it, or because someone they trust told them that's what they should be using.
CorePHP just came out with a solution that incorporates a WordPress blog into your Joomla Web installation. You check it out here, or read on for more info.
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(from CorePHP) Look, we all love Joomla!. But in all honesty, its blogging features are severely lacking. Ask any serious blogger what powers their blog and they will almost always say, “WordPress!”
And so that’s why we created WordPress for Joomla! — to give Joomla! users the best of both worlds. WordPress for Joomla! gives you instant access to all of WordPress’s awesome blogging tools right INSIDE your Joomla! CMS. Now you can use what the pros use (WordPress) AND enjoy everything Joomla! has to offer at the same time. [Read More at corephp.com]
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