We installed WordPress & Joomla using cPanel’s Installatron on Insight Hosting’s LiteSpeed Hosting.

Out of the box, WordPress’s Time to First Byte was 0.398 seconds, while Joomla’s is 0.434 seconds.

However, out of the box, WordPress’s Fully Loaded time was 1.415 seconds, while Joomla’s was 1.200 seconds.

Installing a caching plugin is a logical next step. On WordPress, we installed LiteSpeed Cache, and on Joomla we installed JotCache.

With caching, WordPress’s Time to First Byte was 0.206 seconds, while Joomla’s was 0.321 seconds.

With caching, WordPress’s Fully Loaded time was 1.192 seconds, while Joomla’s was 1.108 seconds.

As Time to First Byte is a more important SEO metric than Fully Loaded, we recommend WordPress over Joomla, especially on LiteSpeed web hosting with LiteSpeed Cache.

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