Choosing the right CMS platform for your Business can be confusing or may leave you with too many choices. So, how do you make sure you are choosing the right one? Well, no matter which CMS platform you choose whether its Joomla, WordPress or Drupal they are all equally great. What can be achieved in one can be achieved in another. The only difference we see between them from a web development company’s point of view is the User Experience.

Upon asking our clients about their preferability, they all have one thing in common “The WordPress”. The reason? WordPress has a great User Experience and is a lot easier for our clients to grab on. They have no difficulty using it. Though, all our clients are active Web Masters. Constantly making content updates to their website.

If User Experience is not an only deciding factor for you then here’s a short comparison between the three widely used CMS platforms by our developer that will help you choose the right CMS platform for your business.

Joomla! is a free and open-source content management system for publishing web content, developed by Open Source Matters, Inc. It is built on an MVC web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS.

Some of the core features Joomla offers:

  • Ease of use – User Experience is cluttered
  • Features – more suitable for community platform
  • One click install – yes
  • Number of plugins available – 32000+ modules
  • eCommerce – yes
  • SEO friendly – basic SEO
  • Developer cost – $25-$50 per hour
  • Easy to customize – requires an advanced level of programming knowledge
  • Dedicated hosting available – yes
  • easy to maintain – requires AMC

WordPress is a widely used CMS platform with over 30% of the websites running on WordPress. WordPress was started as a blogging platform. Today, WordPress is preferred as a CMS platform capable of handling complex websites.

Some core features offered by WordPress:

  • Ease of use – great user experience
  • Features – best for small business websites
  • One click install – yes
  • Number of plugins available – 45000+ plugins
  • eCommerce – yes
  • SEO friendly – advance SEO
  • Developer cost – $15-$30 per hour
  • Easy to customize – plugins available for all kind of customizations
  • Dedicated hosting available – yes
  • Easy to maintain – requires AMC

Drupal is most suitable for large and complex websites. It is the second most popular CMS platform, powering 8% of the websites. It’s extremely powerful and less resource intensive.

Some core features offered by Drupal:

  • Ease of use – requires technical expertise
  • Features – best suitable for enterprise-level Business
  • One click install – yes
  • Number of plugins available -7000+ extensions
  • eCommerce – yes and no
  • SEO friendly – good SEO
  • Developer cost – $25-$50 per hour
  • Easy to customize – an advance level of programming knowledge is required
  • Dedicated hosting available – yes
  • Easy to maintain – requires AMC


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