Why WordPress? for a quick comparison of available wesite authoring tools including a comparison between WordPress and Joomla look at article-1, article-2 and article-3.
If you then choose WordPress, the following resources will give you a head start in getting a WordPress site up and running. Good Luck!
- Obtain your free WordPress website here
- Tutorials for beginner – Learn WP
- All levels of tutorials from basic to advanced – wpbeginner
- Blogging fundermentals – The Dialy Post
- Whats the difference between a Post and a Page – LINK
- Whats the difference between WordPress.com & WordPress.org