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CMS Fight - WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal Comparison

THE BIG 3 BEASTS OF CMS 2015 COMPARISON CHART OF WORDPRESS, DRUPAL AND JOOMLA WordPress Drupal Joomla Released in 2003 by Matt Mullenwegg Released in 2001 by Dreis Buytaert Released in 2003 by Mambo NUMBER OF WEBSITES 74.6 763 2.8 million thousand million 74.6M websites are run on 763K websites are run 2.8M websites are run Wordpress. 37 million is hosted on the free on Drupal CMS on Joomla! CMS DOWNLOADS 160 15 50 million million million MARKET SHARE 65% 8% 13% 50% of Technorati's top 100 blogs are managed with Word Press Joomla is the 2nd most Drupal is the 3rd most popular CMS in the world. popular CMS in the world. FREE THEMES 3000+ 2000+ 1000+ FREE PLUGINS 36K 26K 5K= Wordpress has the most free plugins of all CMS platforms making it extremely popular. Drupal have a vast range of plugins and is popular with enterprise level websites. Not as many as WP or Drupal but a good variety of plugins with great functionality. COST FREE FREE FREE FREQUENCY OF UPDATES 42 DAYS 51 DAYS 36 DAYS BEST USED FOR Ideal for f airly simple web sites, such as everyday blogging and news sites; and anyone looking for an easy-to-manage site. Add-ons make it easy to expand the functionality of the site. For complex, advanced and versatile sites; for sites that require complex data organization; for community platform sites with multiple users; for online stores Joomla allows you to build a site with more content and structure flexibility than Wordpress offers, but still with fairly easy, intuitive usage. Supports E-commerce, social networking and more. WHAT THEY SAY "WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins and widgets and themes, WordPress is limited only by your imagination" "Joomla! CMS is a free, open "Drupal is enterprise-ready for the world's busiest web- source software created and sites where failure is not an option. And, more than just supporting high traffic sites, Drupal will scale with your business and your brands for your next-generation digital transformation and allow you to evolve down the road maintained by an amazing community. Online in seconds, easy to customize, freedom to grow." without skipping a beat." INSTALLATION TIME 5 mins 10 mins 10 mins LEVEL OF SKILL NEEDED Technical experience is not necessary; it's intuitive and easy to get a simple site set up quickly. It's easy to paste text from a Microsoft Word document into a Drupal requires the most technical expertise of the three CMSS. However, it also is capable of producing the most advanced sites. With each Less complex than Drupal, more complex than Wordpress. Relatively uncomplicated installation and setup. With a relatively smalI investment of effort into Wordpress site, but not into Joomla and Drupal release, it is becoming easier to use. If you're unable to commit to understanding Joomla's structure & terminology, you have the ability to create fairly complex sites. learning the software or can't hire someone who knows it, it may not be sites. the best choice. IDEAL HOSTING ODreamHost bluehost O SiteGround WPengine inmotion. hosting h hostrmonster ONE CLICK INSTALL AVAILABILITY BIG SITES THAT USE THE PLATFORMS an HARVARD 2 Taboola NBC TE TechCrunch UNIVERSITY Content You May Like. Mashable Linux TIME CNN Patch M ΚΕΑ PROS User Friendly Technical experience is not necessary; it's intu- itive and easy to get a simple site set up quickly. It's easy to paste text from a Micro- soft Word document into Powerful Strong Drupal can do almost anything. It's extremely versatile. Drupal is easily extendable and there are modules Joomla's admin interface is powerful but also user-friendly. It has the best interface of the three for managing large amounts of articles. Editing and building structure on a Joomla! site is really intuitive and easy to do. available where you can really tweak your website the way you a Wordpress site, but not into Joomla and want. Drupal sites. SEO integr ation Wordpress as a platform is really good in terms of promoting SEO best practices. There's plenty of third party SEO plugins to help you optimise content that you publish and analyse certain pages for keyword focus. Multi-sites E-Commerce Drupal supports mul- ti-site, though complex to use, many people are able to leverage from the fact Joomla! has a handful of available extensions for SEOC e-commerce, allowing you to manage your products and content all in one place. If you are looking to develop an e-commerce site, Joomla! may be the way that one code base can support multiple websites. to go. Scalability Drupal is enteprise-ready and can be scaled up really easily, even more so than other content management systems. A lot of the world's Developer Community Responsive sites Wordpress themes are pretty damn good at serving up mobile device optimised versions of the main Joomla enjoys the advantage of having a stronger developer community, which continuously launches free of cost open source plugins and extensions. It site. your content and branding is consistent and usable on all devices. insures that busiest websites are run on drupal for exactly this reason. Great support With hundreds of millions of users worldwide, Wordpress has every answer to every possible issue that you may encounter Speedy Caching improves speed and performance of the webstie. Advanced websites can use Extensions Joomla offers five varied category of extensions to the users for improving the site content. It includes Memcache, APC, Varnish etc to further boost their performance. plugins, components, modules, templates, and when using the platform as your CMS. However, languages. each of these modules differs in power, functionalities and capabilities. CONS Small Mo dule Security Wordpress are a target for hackers and prone to attacks. Although security has igot better over the past 12 months, there are still vunerbilities in the CMS particulary around the 3rd party plugins used. Developers If you do run into a bit of trouble with your Drupal site, trying to find a decent Drupal developer to help is a lot harder than getting a WP or Joomla developer. Marketplace Joomla! has a much more limited marketplace for additional modules and add-ons. If you are looking for additional modules to customize your site, they can be harder to find and maintain through Joomla!. Updates Learning Curve Drupal is difficult, so a you have to be dedicated to learn how WordPress releases system updates that are good for WP but maybe not for you. If your Plugins Compatibility There may occure some frustrating compatibility issues between some of the plugins. It may turn out that it will be impossible to get some functionalities without to build sites within its needs are the same as content management system. Drupal is a large learning curve, compared with wordpress and Joomla. those that WordPress try to address, you are lucky. Otherwise you might get updates that harm rather than improve the website. some serious work on Speed wordPress sites contain lots of generic code unnecessary for every specific website, so the loading times of the webpages become slower. the PHP code. CHOOSE YOUR BEAST WISELY! INFOGRAPHIC BY Joomla make a 国 双

CMS Fight - WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal Comparison

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In this graphic I will be running through the most popular content management systems out there – WordPress, Joomla and Drupal. Each of these platforms offer a huge amount of functionality and de...


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