The Award Winning Blogging Platform for Joomla - WordPress for Joomla! is compatible with Joomla 2.5/3.x!
We’ve combined the most popular blogging platform WordPress 3.0 with the most popular CMS Joomla to create the most powerful blogging component ever made for Joomla.
Packed with all of WordPress’s professional blogging tools, you can now harness the power of Wordpress without ever leaving Joomla. It’s a Joomla blogger’s new best friend.
Here are just a few of Wordpress for Joomla’s powerful features:
- WordPress for Joomla is EASY to install!
- Can power multiple blogs on your site from multiple authors!
- Powerful Social plugins at your fingers tips
- Can run thousands of powerful native WordPress plugins on your blog. You can even use Joomla content plugins on your WordPress posts, too!
- Includes built-in commenting, trackbacks, and pingbacks.
- Comes with 8 exclusive Joomla modules that will broadcast your latest WordPress blogs (multi-users), latest blog posts, recent blog comments & more throughout your entire Joomla site
- 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!
- Integrates with JomSocial--the #1 community-creation software for Joomla
- Can import “MyBlog” posts into your new WordPress for Joomla blog, so switching is easy
- Supports Ping-O-Matic, which helps you promote your blog by pinging popular sites every time you post a new entry
WordPress is feature rich with the following:
- Allow authors to password protect their posts
- Having WordPress decide if comments are spam or not with pinpoint accuracy.
- Automatic saving of blogs
- Dynamic Pages
- Integrated WordPress Themes
- Cross-blog communication tools
- Spam protection
- Much much more...
'corePHP' WordPress Integration for Joomla! has a variety of features and enhancements:
- SEF WordPress Links
- Automatic user syncing with Joomla! users
- Add / Remove blog title
- Multiple widget modules out of the box!
- Different options for CSS style sheets
- Show / Hide Author name in posts.
- Easy Installation AND upgrades!
- Variety of modules
- And so much more
'corePHP' has been providing WordPress for Joomla for almost 5 years now delivering the best blogging system experience for Joomla users. Get the best blogging extension on the market!
This component is easy to install, easy to upgrade and of course, it is easy to use as it is a fully functional version of WordPress.
The support team is very good (and quick) at responding and helping with questions and/or issues.
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This allows you to fully use any wordpress template you wish to, without having to customize it for your main joomla template.
Obviously there has been much talk about Joomla 1.6 having a blogging component built in, but this component provides the best to-date solution available anywhere for Joomla!.
You need to know some background.
Today is 2/20/2009, Nine days ago I purchased this subscription.
At that time I was ranked 112 and 256 for two of my core keywords. Today I am ranked #3 and #16 respectively on Google.
It is a known fact that Google loves Wordpress and Joomla. Putting them together ... Brilliant!
WARNING: What else you must know is to read the simple directions. The one issue I had with installation was from me 'assuming' and making a simple mistake. One call to support and done.
This is a straight forward installation and works out of the box. Do your self a favor and grab the additional modules and plugins. They will make your site stronger for SEO and functionality.
The support has been 5 out of 5 every time I have had a question. Since installation I have had the pleasure of customizing a new theme and Rafael was excellent at helping me understand what I needed to do.
They have released several new modules and converted many WP Plugins since I made my purchase and I have to say that everything I needed to run a blog within my site is there.
Make sure you get some SEO module running, I use sh404sef and they have the plugin to go with it. So we have nice META and Title information right form the Posts.
Bottom line. If you want a fast deployment, scalable blog .. buy this.
The only setback so far is the lack of fully integrated Wordpress plugins but I am sure this will come as the component attracks more users.
Please provide us your suggested plugins and we will get these migrated for you. The more feedback we have the more plugins we can provide that you want. For those that wish to do the migrations themselves - it is quite easy with our video guide: http://www.corephp.com/images/corephp_images/products/components/WordPress_Standalone_Migration.swf
Once installed and configured properly this extension is almost perfect. When you log into the Wordpress admin panel, if you didn't know better you would think that you are using Wordpress 2.6.5 standalone. Pretty much everything that Wordpress does , so does this extension.
It is fully configurable ad you can even use Wordpress templates with a little bit of coding (A video on how to is in the works). So you can use your custom Joomla template globally or if you want you can use a Wordpress theme independently form your Joomla template giving you full control over look and feel. YTou can even add widgets to the Wordpress sidebar exactly the way you would in the standalone version of WP. And you have the option of disabling the default sidebar and using the available sidebar extension giving you added control over customization of your blog. Currently there are 4 extensions for Joomla and 3 plugins for Wordpress. The Joomla extensions are: 1. Wordpress-Categories 2. Wordpress-Latest Posts 3. Wordpress-Sidebar 4.Worpress-Search. The plugins are: 1. ALL-In-One SEO 2. Akismet 3. Lightbox for Wordpress. The plugins you have to upload via FTP the way you would in Wordpress standalone and the extensions you install through the Joomla installer 1.5.
The installation itself is a snap for most(I had a bit of a problem see notes at bottom). You install it like any other Joomla extension using the Joomla 1.5 installer. And the rest of the configuration is just as easy. If you have ever used Wordpress. Either at Wordpress.com or used the standalone version, you'll be right at home.
The support is excellent. They emailed me back within an hour or so and made sure that all was well and installed and configured properly. The CEO even sent me an email to make sure that everything was in fact fine.
On the negative side: Currently there is no documentation. I have been assured that they are feverishly working on it. I had a ton of questions and they did answer all of them. Also the low number of Wordpress plugins is of concern but, again they assure me that they are working on a number of plugins for future release. However they do need user feedback to better focus on the plugins that are most popular.
And the biggest negative to me is the lack of integration between the Wordpress categories and Joomla categories. It would be ideal to have a module that pulls information from both databases and even syncs them for better end user experience. As it is now you have to manage both areas(Joomla and Wordpress) independently.
In summary, I think this is one hell of an extension. This has the potential of changing the CMS/Blogging platform. As more and more users were migrating to Wordpress for their CMS needs this might put and end to that.
If you do end up downloading this extension and have a problem installing(error referring to zip.php) just unzip it onto your desktop and use your own zip program to rezip it and you should not have a problem. They are aware of some servers having problems with this and are working on it.
Hope this helps, Happy blogging.CMSing