Wordpress and Drupal

June 18, 2021

Currently there are many Open Source content management software that are completely free, such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and others.

Characteristics of the most used CMS currently:

WordPress

  • It is focused on the creation of any type of website.
  • Your pages and articles are generated dynamically as we publish, so the update is easy and fast.
  • It can be easily integrated with social networks.
  • You can schedule the publication of articles.
  • The structure and visual design of the site depends on a template system independent of the content.
  • They may have several customization options depending on their author.
  • Works on PHP and MySQL.
  • It is installed locally on our own server

Some pages developed about WordPress:

  • People Magazine
  • TechCrunch
  • Bloomberg Professional
  • BBC America

However, because it is one of the most used CMS, it presents a series of difficulties with its security, which is why it is necessary to install security plugins that must be updated to solve this problem.

In this sense we can conclude that WordPress is a good choice for the characteristics and interface for the development of projects in which content and positioning (SEO) are important.

Drupal

  • It is an open source content management program.
  • It is a scalable, modular, configurable technology that allows you to publish articles, images, files, forums, surveys, voting, blogs, user administration and permissions.
  • It has web services oriented and an internal (API).
  • It’s free.
  • We can find a large number of free, totally customizable themes.
  • It is a multi-user system.
  • It allows users to be assigned different roles and different levels of authorization.
  • All content is fully indexed in real time and can be consulted at any time.

Some pages developed in Drupal:

  • The White House
  • NASA
  • Caracol T.V
  • BurgerKing.es
  • Running.es

The difference between other CMS and Drupal stands out that it is supported by the organization who are constantly evaluating the correct functioning of all the modules, the quality of their code, the quality of the generated pages, the respect for the standards of the web.

After knowing the characteristics and benefits of each of these CMS, you can select the most appropriate for the development of the project, taking into account each of its particularities when creating a web page, design a Mobile App or an Application .