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Introduction

Blog integration

WordPress For Joomla empowers professional site owners to deploy the world's leading blog software, powered by the best CMS on the planet. It's truly an unbeatable combination of content technology.

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Here's why it works:

Joomla!® is excellent at managing content types. A blog is nothing more than a content type. Simultaneously, in addition to managing content, Joomla is equally adept at managing software components. WordPress® is a software component that, more than any other function, excels at producing blog content. It makes sense then, for WordPress to be the perfect compliment to Joomla! Content/Component Management System, meet Content producing Component.

That's why, over five years ago, sensing a gap in Joomla's blogging solutions available, 'corePHP' set a goal of deploying WordPress powered by Joomla, to deliver a superior professional blog content management powerhouse, thus creating perfect harmony and synergy between Joomla and WordPress; and more importantly, empowering our customers to deploy them as one integrated "killer app." We call it WordPress For Joomla!

Other blog software components you'll find on the Joomla Extension Directory ("JED") are OK, but limited in their capacity to deliver what expert level bloggers truly demand from their blogs. Serious, professional bloggers' careers depend on their blog software, so they demand superior SEO, built-in commenting and advanced content marketing technology. They demand (and get) virtually limitless design options, they can choose from over 20,000 plugins to extend the power of their blogs way beyond the capabilities of any other blog component built for Joomla.

Add to that a huge support network of fellow bloggers to learn from, and how could any Joomla add-on deliver all that? No way. That's why chose to integrate the #1 blog software on the planet into Joomla, and deliver WordPress For Joomla (WP4J) for you. Engineered right, WordPress For Joomla makes sense for any blogger to embrace and take full advantage of its superpowers.

Compare other Joomla! Blog components to WP4J and ask yourself, which would you want?

  • SEO and Google Rank are afterthoughts **OR ** SEO is top priority with WP4J!
  • A few limited blog templates **OR ** 10,000+ modern themes for WP4J!
  • No extensibility with few modules **OR ** Access to 20,000+ WordPress plugins.
  • Commenting as a separate paid component **OR ** Comments are built-in.
  • Spam that routinely kills your blog **OR ** Anti-spam is a top priority.
  • 2 or 3 developers fixing bugs **OR ** 2,000-3,000 focused on building a better blog!

Those are just a few comparison bullet points. The results are so one-sided, it almost seems unfair to compare WordPress to EasyBlog and the rest, but that's why we created WP4J, like every piece of software we develop: to give YOU an unfair advantage over the rest!

WP4J! is a true testament to Joomla's superiority as not only a Content Management System, but as a Component Management System. Don't be afraid to incorporate WordPress into your Joomla site, and get the best of both worlds, with all the CMS powers of Joomla, seamlessly integrating Joomla Users into WordPress, to extend the power of your blog. WordPress for Joomla lets you incorporate Content Marketing right, right from the start.

Get the best blog extension on the market for the best CMS on the market, and feel the synergy for yourself!

Benefits of WordPress For Joomla!:

  • Easy and fast: WordPress for Joomla is easy and quick to install
  • Multi-user: Powers multiple blogs on your site from multiple authors
  • Extend your site: Now, you can run thousands of native WordPress plugins
  • All inclusive: Built-in commenting, trackbacks, and ping backs are all in there!
  • Flexibility: Comes with 8 exclusive Joomla modules to broadcast your latest WordPress blogs (multi-users), latest blog posts, recent blog comments & more throughout your entire Joomla site. You can even use Joomla content plugins on your WordPress posts too!
  • Consistent branding: Comes with a free default theme; and also works with most 3rd party Joomla! templates. WordPress for Joomla will inherit styles from your website template right out of the box, ensuring your blog always matches yours site
  • Social: Integrates with JomSocial--the #1 community-creation software for Joomla
  • Supports Ping-O-Matic, which helps you promote your blog by pinging popular sites every time you post a new entry

Features of WordPress For Joomla!:

  • Excellent built-in SEO
  • Integrated WordPress Themes
  • Built-in Comments (no need for additional component!)
  • Access to over 20,000+ WordPress plugins
  • Multiple widget modules out of the box
  • Easy installation and upgrades
  • Automated synchronization with Joomla users
  • Autosave blogposts
  • Show/Hide Author Name option in posts
  • Advanced spam protection
  • Permalinks
  • Allow authors to password protect their posts
  • Dynamic pages
  • Cross-blog communication tools
  • Import/Export
  • SEF WordPress Links
  • Add/Remove blog title
  • Different options for CSS style sheets

(see full list of Benefits & Features of on our site)

Technical Details

  • Works with Joomla 2.5 & 3.0
  • WordPress For Joomla Version 3.8.0.1

Developed by 'corePHP' | 38 Michigan Avenue East | Battle Creek, Michigan | USA


Excellent Support


Posted on 07 August 2014

I had some real issues after migrating 3000+ posts from a J 1.5 site to a 3.2 site. The folks at CorePHP were extremely helpful. This is a great component and allows you to integrate a complete, working WP installation within your Joomla site. It works well and if there is a problem, support helps you fix it quickly. Highly recommended.


Stand up group!


Posted on 13 June 2014

I've been using this extension for some time, and it worked quite well. Any problems I had, they were very helpful in resolving it.



I no longer use this extension; however, I was recently billed for a renewal of the subscription. I contacted CorePHP asking for clarification as to what the billing was for. They immediately noticed it was an error, and offered me a refund.



Stand up group there!


Be very careful buying this plugin. It requires some work to get installed and running, and even then will still leave you with some challenges.



I could not get the plugin to install correctly, and neither could the CorePHP developers. I was able to finally get it working, but only by hacking through various URL's and finally getting into the WP admin console. Now I find myself having to make change some settings directly in the database, like the Author of posts, because it appears that function has been removed from this version of WP. Also having issues with the links on the blog pages not being correctly formed URL's. At this point I'm writing this purchase off as a loss and just going back to using standard Joomla articles for the blog.



The plus side of the plugin is the ability to pickup the site look and feel for your blogs. That part is working great.


I wanted to move my old wordpress site to joomla, but didn't want to have to migrate (and change the address for) over 400 blog posts going back to 2005. This component worked perfectly and the urls match my old site exactly. I ran into a few technical glitches, but none of them were bugs, they were just config issues. It does take some wordpress knowhow and css skill if you want to customize the wp theme a bit, but I'm used to doing that with many components and themes anyway.


Perfect Support


Posted on 08 December 2012

I had some problems with the proper configuration of the module "Word Press Latest Posts". I got immediate support for my technical showing images and additionally, I got support for the proper format configuration in my CSS-File. Really great support, everything works now.


My personal experience with wordpress for joomla has been terrible. It broke my othe rcomponents like JFBConnect for automated Facebook login, Kunena returned Fatal 500 errors and JomSocial integration did not work.



All resulted due to wordpress for joomla plugins and PHP code conflicting with other extensions.



I usually do not write bad reviews but I was really frustrated when I logged in as a member to the site and tried to submit a ticket I got an error on their website too. Which means I have paid them 100 dollars for a crap extension that I do not use on my website neither do I have any support from their team.



I highly recommend users to stay away and not purchase this product as I wasted a lot of time and money trying to get this to work and the shocking support ever.



Even free extension provided by joomla have better support then corephp.



My personal advice is to not give these guys a single cent as they do not deserve it.

Owner's reply: Sandy,

I'd like apologize for the trouble you've had with our component and with our support center. We have been receiving tickets regularly so you should still be able to submit one. If you'd like to give us a call at (269) 979-5582, we can get your issue resolved. Also, you can email support [at] corephp [dot] com.

Kindest regards,
'corePHP' Support

Good Support


Posted on 07 August 2012

I use Joomla 1.7 (haven't updated to 2.5 yet) and this extension. I also use a template that isn't fully compatible with this extension. Even though they state that they do not help with issues caused by 3rd party plugins. They helped with resolving my issue.


Great Support


Posted on 06 June 2012

Installed vers.3.3.1 today - all went smoothly, and documentation was very helpful. I did have a hiccup with the .htaccess file and the support team were very fast to respond and fix my error. In about 1 hour - fantastic.

Looking forward to continuing with the WP Blog... thanks


Wordpress for Joomla solved so many of our problems trying to get a good news feed for people in our organization that were familiar with Wordpress. It is definitely the way to go for people in your organization who are foolish enough to believe that Wordpress is a better overall CMS than Joomla. This plug-in integrates them together perfectly.

The support is excellent as well as ever time I have had a question (no problems) they have been there within 24 hours to answer and help me get all I can out of this incredible component!!


WP4J is an awesome extension. Read/Follow install instructions and in no time, you're rollin. Written and video documentation is excellent, and their support department is quick to handle any issues that might arise. ... If there was a 6 start rating, they would get it from me.

jomCDN

jomCDN

Paid download | Performance | 'corePHP'
2.5 3
Score:
99
23 reviews
jomCDN boosts your Joomla site speed. Works with Amazon, Rackspace & MaxCDN. Faster sites get higher Google rank and attract more traffic. This one plugin may boost your Joomla-powered site's performance more than any other extension, tip, trick or technique you'll ever use. With jomCDN installed on your site, you'll be able to push your resource-intensive content delivery tasks to a multi billion dollar Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure of super-servers, located nearest your global customers, practically anywhere in the world. jomCDN works with the world's best CDNs: Amazon S3 & Cloudfront, Rackspace CDN & Cloud Files, and MaxCDN. jomCDN automatically compiles your site's assets (images, javascript files, css files, video, music, documents and more), synchronizes them to your CDN of choice, and delivers content direct from the CDN, thereby lightening the load on your own site and server. You can be up and going in minutes. Once you're live with jomCDN, you'll wonder why you didn't do this earlier. We recommend you buy jomCDN for one URL, then once you experience the boost (and the low, low price), you'll want to come back and buy it for all your URLs. If you're looking for great impact and incredible return on investment, jomCDN delivers. Are you on a shared server? Get jomCDN to counteract your host's throttled-down processing power, and use the power of global CDN network to deliver your site content for less! Are you on a dedicated server? Get jomCDN for a dedicated server, not only to provide a burst of always-on power, but to reach new global audiences faster, and reduce the likelihood of a server crash. Do you have security services or other background processes running on your site? jomCDN is a must-have Joomla!® plugin for sites with background processes running, as well as SSL (https) to boost performance back up where it belongs. Plus, with e-commerce carts, jomCDN helps you reduce abandoned carts, a common failure of slow-performing sites. BONUS: jomCDN helps compensate for poorly engineered components, bloated templates and heavy graphics, videos and assets you may be forced to use on your website. Get jomCDN now to dramatically boost your Joomla-powered site speed! Benefits of jomCDN Instantly improve your overall site performance for better customer experience Faster speed improves your conversion and sales rates, and reduce customer or cart abandonment Gain Google SEO ranking with faster loading sites Gain more visitors, and keep them longer Help avoid risk of Google page rank penalty due to a slow-loading site Substantial reduction to your server load, reducing bandwidth use by up to 80% Reduce chances of server crash Reach mobile and global visitors who were previously unable to access your site due to bandwidth or performance challenges Relax, knowing you've got professional support from 'corePHP' in Battle Creek, Michigan USA, ready to help you keep your site perform at its peak Features of jomCDN Smush.it Automated Image Optimization: All your images are enhanced, automagically Instant Cache Loading: Browser caches after first page view, dramatically improving page load for all subsequent views Traffic Balancing: Improved web server performance, even during sustained high traffic periods Minify & Compression: Reduces bandwidth by 80% with HTTP Compression and minify-ing and HTTP compression of CSS and JavaScript files Full documentation and live U.S.-based support desk (see full list of Benefits & Features of jomCDN on our site) Technical Details Works with Joomla 2.5 & 3.0 jomCDN Version 2.1.1 Plugin, built by 'corePHP' LLC New jomCDN API now corrects past access issue with Rackspace CDN Supported file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif, css, js, ico, htc, pdf, doc, docx, log, rtf, txt, wks, xls, xlsx, csv, dat, key, pps, ppt, pptx, xml, aif, aac, iff, mid, m3u, midi, mpa, mp3, ra, wav, wma, 3g2, 3gp, asf, asx, avi, flv, mov, mp4, mpg, rm, swf, wmv, 7z, deb, gz, pkg, rar, sit, sitx, zip, zipx Support for custom file types! Amazon CloudFront service is not required, jomCDN operates directly with Amazon S3 on its own Objects have Etags CSS and JavaScript files are minified and gzipped Expires and Cache-Control headers are set for all objects Developed by 'corePHP' | 38 Michigan Avenue East | Battle Creek, Michigan | USA
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Chimp Your Joomla!

Chimp Your Joomla!

Paid download | Mailing & Newsletter bridges | 'corePHP'
2.5 3
Score:
72
3 reviews
If you've got MailChimp, this plugin automatically signs your current users up to your MailChimp list, as well as when they register for an account on your site. No more exporting or importing, Chimp Your Joomla! does it all. MailChimp is the best email marketing and email list manager on the market today. MailChimp has the easiest content marketing dashboard, that gives you more power to deliver quality content to your list. Now, you can hook your site up with Chimp Your Joomla! and let Freddie the chimp do all the work for you! 'corePHP' developed Chimp Your Joomla! as an important piece of marketing technology, to make it easy for you to capture your users' data, and engage them in your e-mail newsletter marketing campaigns. Chimp Your Joomla! has two levels: Chimp Your Joomla! Basic Version Simple Setup Easily change campaigns Seamless integration with MailChimp newsletter management software Automatic subscription and email validation capability Chimp Your Joomla! Pro Version Get all the capabilities of Chimp Your Joomla! Basic Version, plus: Ability to cancel double opt-in option Create a subscription checkbox in the registration form Delete or unsubscribe user if deleted from the Joomla! user system Send a goodbye message when deleted from the Joomla! user system Developed by 'corePHP' | 38 Michigan Avenue East | Battle Creek, Michigan | USA
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jomDefender

jomDefender

Paid download | Site Security | 'corePHP'
2.5 3
Score:
0
1 review
Most hacker attacks are preventable. Instantly protect your website from most attacks with jomDefender, a must-have first line of defense for every Joomla-powered website. Each day, Joomla websites all over the world come under attack from ruthless hackers who deface front pages, delete critical data, upload malicious viruses, and steal sensitive customer information. Sadly, most hacker attacks cost owners dozens of hours and often thousands of dollars to repair. jomDefender is a must-have plugin to help you avoid costly downtime and embarrassing hacker attacks. Casual hackers don’t want to work too hard to gain entry to a site or server. They simply scan websites, looking for known identifiers that tell them whether a site is running a software they're particularly skilled at breaking and entering. Unfortunately, Joomla is often targeted by hackers, due to its popularity, and also due to many site owners who do not properly protect themselves from intrusion. Running a site without jomDefender is like leaving your car running, with the doors wide open, in a crowded parking lot, in the bad part of town. Every single day. You're inviting trouble, and sooner or later, that trouble will find you, and take you for a ride you'll never forget. Once hackers can identify the software, they will run pre-fabbed hacker scripts to help them gain control of your site, and the rest is history. All your content, data and customer information could then be wide open for the hacker to take, and often sell to others too. jomDefender keeps your Joomla applications hidden and protected, to prevent attacks from casual hackers, by scrubbing known Joomla identifiers from your site. Additionally, jomDefender also protects your site with security features such as an extra admin login screen (makes hackers guess two unique admin passwords instead of one), front end & backend IP ban/blocking, and much more. We've even added a bonus feature in jomDefender that lets you find the best configuration for your website to optimize its page-load time. Featureas and Benefits of jomDefender: Remove template positions code, ‘?tp=1’ Remove generator tag Remove word Joomla! Remove HTML white space Remove Joomla! PHP header Add a new Admin password prompt Allow/Deny IP addresses to the back-end/front-end of your site Disable plugin functionality Caching mechanism Page execution time display File integrity checks Login/Logout CSRF prevention Get jomDefender today, and put an end to most hacker attacks on your Joomla website. Developed by 'corePHP' | 38 Michigan Avenue East | Battle Creek, Michigan | USA
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FAV

FAV

Paid download | Ratings & Reviews | 'corePHP'
2.5 3
Score:
0
0 reviews
FAV is a Joomla! package that displays like and dislike buttons on your favorite Joomla! components. Now you are able to rate your content with the latest release. It's easy to customize - just choose icons and colors with a click, or customize your buttons even more with the included Font Awesome icon set. Find out more under the tab "Customization options." FAV supports K2, Zoo, JomSocial and Joomla articles, which means you can display like/dislike buttons on the components you want. See how easy it is under the tab "Supported components". Basic Features of FAV: Consistent Like system across your whole site Support for K2, Zoo, and JomSocial JomSocial Activity Stream reporting Completely rewritten for Joomla 2.5 & 3.x without using any depreciated functions Ratings - Highly customizable Customization Features of FAV: 4 standard icons sets: hearts, thumbs, check, and plus Allow only Like, or both Like and Dislike Show / hide dislike count No need for photo editing software to get the images, colors, and sizes you want Icons are treated as text, so changing colors and size is easy via CSS Icons are automatically sized based on your template Changeable icons with Font Awesome Ability to have a change counter bar like you see on popular sites like YouTube Change colors for the bar to what ever colors you desire Template overrides for icons FAV Integrates With: WordPress for Joomla K2 Zoo jomSocial Developed by 'corePHP' | 38 Michigan Avenue East | Battle Creek, Michigan | USA
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WordPress Blog for Joomla!

Version:
3.8.0.2
Developer:
'corePHP'
Last updated:
Dec 19 2014
Date added:
Dec 03 2008
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Related free extension:
EasyBlog
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