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Date: 06 June 2018
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WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal – Which One is Better?

As a web development and hosting company we are always looking to provide the best solution to clients. Many times its what the client is use to which is not always the best solution and its up to "us" to guide the client towards the best solution longterm. 

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WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal – Which One is Better

While WordPress powers 23% of all websites on the internet, it’s not the only open source content management system in the market. There are some other really awesome software like Joomla and Drupal. All three of them have a lot in common, but they still have their own pros and cons. In this article, we will compare WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal to find out which is the best.

WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal

What’s Common in WordPress, Joomla and Drupal

All three of the web’s most popular CMS have a lot in common in terms of technology, philosophy, and community.


WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are all free and open source software licensed under GPL.

All three of them are written primarily in PHP: PHP is a server side programming language. When a user requests a web page that contains PHP code, the code is processed by the PHP module installed on that web server. The PHP pre-processor then generates HTML output to be displayed on the user’s browser screen.

They all support MySQL as their database management system. WordPress exclusively supports only MySQL, while Joomla and Drupal support other database management systems.

All three of them use themes and templates for visual appearance of sites, and plugins, modules, or extensions for extending features.

As open source software, they are all community-driven projects.