Jadu CMS vs. WebWave

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Jadu CMS
Score 1.1 out of 10
N/A
Jadu is a PHP based proprietary content management system from the company of the same name. Its architecture is cross platform and runs in Windows in the .Net framework, Linux, and Solaris.N/A
WebWave
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
WebWave — an alternative for agencies and freelancers for creating custom websites for clients with the support of CMS. Using CMS with no sacrifices WebWave is a CMS platform that gives a designer precision up to 1 px in every single detail just like in more sophisticated graphic programs such as Photoshop while remaining a drag and drop software. This is to make creating websites much faster without loosing on details. Spend less time talking WebWave…N/A
Pricing
Jadu CMSWebWave
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Jadu CMSWebWave
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup fee$7 per month
Additional Details
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Jadu CMSWebWave
Top Pros
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Features
Jadu CMSWebWave
Security
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Jadu CMS
2.0
2 Ratings
120% below category average
WebWave
-
Ratings
Role-based user permissions2.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Jadu CMS
6.0
2 Ratings
25% below category average
WebWave
-
Ratings
API3.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Jadu CMS
3.6
2 Ratings
71% below category average
WebWave
-
Ratings
WYSIWYG editor3.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Admin section2.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Page templates8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Publishing workflow1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Form generator3.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
Jadu CMS
1.0
2 Ratings
152% below category average
WebWave
-
Ratings
Content taxonomy1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
SEO support1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Bulk management1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Community / comment management1.02 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Jadu CMSWebWave
Likelihood to Recommend
1.0
(4 ratings)
9.3
(53 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.5
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
5.3
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Jadu CMSWebWave
Likelihood to Recommend
Jadu
Jadu CMS is not currently geared toward the academic side, but more of the business/government types of organizations. Things can be tweaked to suit your needs, but sometimes there are limitations. The programmers are very helpful in assisting with that.
If you have some in house programmers, and you can get developer training, they will be able to program their own custom widgets to use on your website. We did not have programmers but managed to create a few simple widgets.
There's also a marketplace to look for other widgets that you could use on your site.
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WebWave
Well suited: Small businesses and entrepreneurs: WebWave is an excellent option for small businesses and entrepreneurs who need a professional-looking website without spending a lot of time and money. It's easy to use, customizable, and offers fast load times and responsive design. Less appropriate: Large e-commerce websites: If you're looking to create a large e-commerce website with a vast number of products and advanced features, WebWave may not be the best option. Its e-commerce functionality is limited compared to other website builders, and it may not be able to accommodate the needs of a large-scale online store. Also, if you need much coding, you would rather have it with something that is wordpress-based.
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Pros
Jadu
  • Reliability. The LAMP-powered server/software rarely has any problems and can handle hundreds of concurrent users without issue. It was developed with scalability in mind.
  • Ease of Use. Our users find the backend GUI very easy to use. The layout is intuitive and follows the same format throughout the entire control panel.
  • Powerful. Even if it doesn't do something you would like it to out of the box, the code is well formatted and easy to customize.
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WebWave
  • WebWave's site builder is the platform's truly innovative feature. I've never come across another service that deploys a layer-based approach in web design, as most of them usually deploy a grid-based system. This is an incredible alteration that ensures WebWave behaves much like a traditional graphic design tool, thereby resulting in an experience that is a lot more intuitive and instinctive. I believe this has the potential to radically change the way people approach no-code web design.
  • WebWave provides automatic, daily backups and a free SSL certificate for every website. This results in excellent security.
  • WebWave's support team is first-class! I had some teething-issues in the beginning, but the support team quickly got me back on track.
  • WebWave's community/forum is an excellent place to vote and request new features. This proves the development team is committed to making WebWave better by listening to their users.
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Cons
Jadu
  • The custom HTML editor can be frustrating
  • Does not provide advanced controls and looks as well as some competitors
  • Menus to add media content are litigious and require many clicks
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WebWave
  • Some scope for improvement in UX (colors are not very appealing). It is simple to use but design is a little dated. Especially in the builder section, I'd like to see modern design for buttons and maybe gradients also: as this is where visual motivation is also important
  • Some edits take effect only after pressing OK. That should be eliminated as it's an unnecessary addition. It's also kind of annoying to do that again and again, which can add up to a lot as we do so many small tweaks while building the website.
  • Few things (maybe glitches) in design. The rectangle below the footer was uneditable for me. I spent quite some time trying to figure it out so I'm convinced it's a glitch.
  • Website speed should be increased.
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Likelihood to Renew
Jadu
I decided not to give it a 10 because I don't know what else is out there in terms of CMS products, and there's a bias when you've only been exposed to one product. At my current job, I used Jadu sparingly but it's easy to get reacquainted with the software and the look and feel of the CMS
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WebWave
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Usability
Jadu
For the common user, Jadu is very easy to use and to understand. For the more complex user/administrator, there's a lot of power to be harnessed in HTML editing, creating widgets, editing styles, creating workflows, and other advanced features Jadu can work up for the customer.
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WebWave
Very easy to use, intuitive, has many options and plug-ins, and is cheap.
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Support Rating
Jadu
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WebWave
1. The support person does not seem to understand the issues, and seems like they go off to talk to somebody and revert back every 5 to 10 minutes. It takes up a lot of time. 2. There is a lack of reading material to address simple issues like changing the website name in the dashboard, pasting a code, etc.
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Alternatives Considered
Jadu
Jadu is miles behind these and many other CMSs. The others are much more up to date with their code and ease of use. The ability to customize other CMSs is much easier and the code structure actually makes sense. Jadu was selected because it had a portal out of the box.
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WebWave
WordPress is a more flexible and adaptive content management system than Webwave. In addition to the functionalities that are already built-in, I am unable to add any customizable plugins or add-ons. However, in the majority of cases, the inherent features of Webwave are sufficient for developing a website that serves its intended purpose. Webwave also makes it possible for you to add animations and the appearance of each of your design elements, whereas WordPress builders require additional plugins in order for users to access most of such capabilities. Webwave has several essential design features available internally, thus saving money and time.
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Return on Investment
Jadu
  • More modern design compared to our old website software solution.
  • Much easier to navigate and find content, as well as searching.
  • More reliable and efficient in terms of server resources.
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WebWave
  • saved 30 hours per year per site (previously I had to manually run updates and check if everything is fine)
  • earns money for me without a touch (thanks to automatic billing of my customers for hosting and support) - additional (ca.) 120 USD per year per site
  • no negatives so far
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ScreenShots

WebWave Screenshots

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