Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla....Which is the best platform?

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  1. thaivalentine profile image61
    thaivalentineposted 7 years ago

    CMS is a great tool and I would love to hear feedback from people on preferences for Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla.  Thanks in advance:)

    1. theherbivorehippi profile image77
      theherbivorehippiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I vote for Wordpress. It is VERY user-friendly. smile

    2. hfmabry profile image60
      hfmabryposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree.  Wordpress is relatively easy to use.  I think the Dashboard could be a little lighter and easier to navigate though.

    3. pedrog profile image61
      pedrogposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I use those three platforms, it depends on what kind of site you want to build...

    4. maverickserp profile image60
      maverickserpposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I'll go for wordpress, specially if your purpose is for SEO. It has a lots of free plugins that can enhance SEO settings.

    5. mahesh-weerakoon profile image58
      mahesh-weerakoonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

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        mahesh-weerakoonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

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    6. Savva Pelou profile image66
      Savva Pelouposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      i would lean more towards Joomla because of the vast amount of free available modules however i prefer DNN over all 3

    7. Freegoldman profile image39
      Freegoldmanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wordpress......its good to me

  2. atulhost profile image61
    atulhostposted 7 years ago

    They all have their own pros. and cons. Of course Wordpress is a great platform but if you want to run a e-commerce website then you should analyze the features available with other CMSs. Joomala has been known the best handler of a e-commerce website. You can find more information at the below links about CMSs and their features.

    http://blog.host.co.in/need-for-content … ystems-cms

  3. GoingOnline profile image60
    GoingOnlineposted 7 years ago

    I've developed sites for clients in all three CMS and my personal favourite is still WordPress. It has better SEO, and above all, it's MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH easier to manage and maintain, not to mention template for.

    Unless you are looking at some functionality that can only be accomplished with J! or Drupal (Like a specific plugin taht you like to use) I'd stick with WordPress. I've seen social networks, online commerce, classified websites, etc... done with WordPress and being perfectly good to manage.

    Joomla/Drupal seems good for intranets though, at least popular. But then, the alternative is often Sharepoint.

    1. supplies expert profile image60
      supplies expertposted 7 years ago

      I've worked with Drupal, Joomla and Wordpress.  Although I haven't had all that much experience with Joomla, but I'd have to say it really depends on your type of website.

      We used Drupal for a corporate page, there was a ton of customization to the templates and all the plug-ins but when all was said and done it came out really nice.  (But it did cost quite a bit of money for everything we wanted)

      Joomla was what we had planned on using for our Intranet, unfortunately we had to stop that project due to budget cuts so I was unable to work with that CMS too much.  Although it seemed very similar to Drupal and a lot of the offerings were the same.

      I use Wordpress on my own and I have a few sites up at the moment on wordpress, relatively simple Blog formatted sites that aren't anything too fancy.  I like wordpress because it's by far the easiest platform to develop/maintain.  But if you need e-commerce, or customized features, Drupal or Joomla seem to be the way to go.

    2. Sneha Sunny profile image91
      Sneha Sunnyposted 7 years ago

      I use blogger. It's easy to use. At least it's good for people like me with a very less knowledge in HTML.

      1. Sneha Sunny profile image91
        Sneha Sunnyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        However, it's not in the nomination.LOL. I've never used any of the three in the list.

    3. andromida profile image59
      andromidaposted 7 years ago

      Wordpress is my best pick, yet I love working with Joomla-its much faster than wordpress.

    4. psf profile image75
      psfposted 7 years ago

      Just blogging - Wordpress - Up and running in 5 to 10 minutes

      Blogging with more content management, forums, comments, user registration, social networking etc. etc., with easy and no programming skills required - joomla - Up and running in 30 minutes and more.

      All above joomla things with, more customization, advanced SEO, complex requirements, with php programming skills (not mandatory but nice to have to achieve more customization) - drupal - Up and running - not so sure, but I guess more than joomla.

    5. Len Cannon profile image89
      Len Cannonposted 7 years ago

      Wordpress is a great resource and is my go-to platform for new sites.  Joomla is pretty great too but I use it in more specialized instances.

    6. jayzy profile image52
      jayzyposted 7 years ago

      This is suprisingly appropriate to my situation, im trying to decide what website is best for my new blog

    7. BMBhattacharjee profile image57
      BMBhattacharjeeposted 7 years ago

      I think wordpress is more user friendly than another cms. It is simple and also contains very attractive designs, which you can suitably manage.

    8. profile image60
      usmanzposted 7 years ago

      One more vote for Wordpress due to user friendliness.

      But for functionality, I will vote for Drupal.  Although you need to be a programmer to configure Drupal properly, but the feature set offered by Drupal is much more than any other CMS.

     
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