Drupal Vs Joomla Vs WordPress
WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are all CMS (Content Management System) applications. These applications are mainly used to build websites and develop blogs. Most website owners use these applications without even understanding how it works and how it is used to create the website. Majority of the website owners believe that CMS application such as Drupal, Joomla or WordPress are the vital elements responsible for the success of their website irrespective of the size or complexity of the website. However, this is far from truth. These applications by themselves don’t contribute to the websites success, it depends on well the site is designed and the SEO techniques used.
Over the internet you would find plethora of information about how to use these application and their benefits. But if you wish to build a website you would want to know the features of these applications and which of these CMS would best suit your website. The following comparison of Drupal, Joomla and WordPress based on their features would greatly help you make your choice.
Both Drupal and WordPress CMS allow users to translate the website content in different languages as per their convenience and needs. Although, the content language translation feature is extremely useful for web developers and website owners and easy to implement, the translation tool is not as good as the translate feature of Google. However, Joomla doesn’t have this feature.
Drupal and WordPress content management systems have the user profile management feature but Joomla doesn’t have this feature, instead it is equipped with contact management capabilities.
One of the best and the common features among Drupal, Joomla and WordPress CMS is that they all allow web developers and website owners to choose and change the design template to suit their needs and as per the nature of the website.
This is another common feature among all the three CMS. These programs allow the website owners to search any keyword from the site.
If you are designing website you would want the designing platform should provide you the liberty to add or edit text, videos, images and other media content on your website to make it look attractive. Drupal, Joomla and WordPress all have this feature. All the CMS allow you create any number of pages you want.
As a website owner it is important that you know you what your target audience think about your business or what is the latest trend in the market. The best technique to know this is to conduct online pools. If you design your website on Joomla or Drupal platform you can conduct polls about different topics through a questionnaire that has multiple options and know your audiences’ preferences and choice and you can accordingly makes changes to your business or service. However, WordPress doesn’t have this polling feature.
Drupal, Joomla and WordPress CMS allow website owners to update their customers about the latest happenings through RDF, Atom and RSS feeds.
Thus, Drupal, Joomla and WordPress all have more or less similar features, you can choose any designing platform that you are comfortable working with.