If you are going to use something like joomla, use Drupal. Why bother. Drupal
is trending up and is used by large companies and governments. Joomla is hokey.
Yes this is going to spawn a religious debate. But joomla sucks. Sorry folks.
On Aug 19, 2012, at 2:31 PM, "Curtis Maurand" <cur...@maurand.com> wrote:
> Michael Shadle wrote:
>> I suggest
> Wordpress only for blogs or "brochureware" or basic page
>> sites. It has security flaws often and I've had many sites
> hacked and
>> servers compromised because of it.
>> Out of the box it is very easy to use and polished and has a lot of
>> available and is pretty easy to theme.
>> I recommend Drupal for anything else. Out of the box it doesn't
>> anything "very well" it provides the building
> blocks to do a lot of things
>> well with modules. It rarely has
> security issues compared to Wordpress.
>> It is much
> more extensible than Wordpress. Anything using Wordpress for
> forums, shopping carts or anything else is a gross misuse of the
>> intention for Wordpress. Drupal however was designed to
> be more content
>> agnostic and can be extended way more elegantly
> than Wordpress can ever
>> be. Drupal is definitely for a more
> functional site.
>> But if you just need something basic
> and simple Wordpress can meet your
>> needs. Just keep it up to
> date :)
>> On Aug 19, 2012, at 12:52 PM,
> l...@afan.net wrote:
>>> Hi to everyone,
>>> I was trying to figure this out for the last week or two. I
> have read
>>> of articles that compare Drupal
> and WordPress, but I still wasn't swayed
>>> to either side.
>>> I know that they are both good, both do the job well, and both
>>> advantages and disadvantages. For example, Drupal has a
> steeper learning
>>> curve, but you get more control over the
>>> Most of Drupal vs WordPress articles are
> "emotionally" driven and it
>>> reminds me of the PC
> vs Apple flame war. I was trying to exclude these
>>> much as I could but it's hard.
> there any website/article/benchmark/test/experiment/whatever I can
>>> trust to be unbiased? I need a website that measures the CMS'
>>> facts, not heated, emotional arguments. In which
> cases is it better to
>>> Drupal over
> WordPress (and vice-versa)? I know the first two words are
> going to be "it depends", but let's talk about it in general
> (for small
>>> basic websites, more complex websites, easy
> customization, etc).
>>> I found this on one page:
> "... Drupal was built as a fine-grained
> system where you can assign different permissions to
>>> roles to do different things (e.g. content editor,
> content reviewer,
>>> member, etc.) and assign users to these
> roles..." Does that mean that
>>> WordPress can't do that?
> Maybe it can, and the quotation is true, but it
>>> is kind of
> misleading to say that one of the programs does something,
>>> then not mention the other product at all.
>>> Special points for me are (not a must, though)
>>> - multiple websites with single core (both CMSs have the
> capability but
>>> got impression Drupal does it
> better?) because of maintenance
>>> - compatibility with
>>> Once I decide what to use, I have to
> stick with it for a while.
>>> Thanks for any
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