Joomla, WordPress or Drupal – Which to choose?

The end of 2010 has brought us two excellent white papers that analyze the state of the open-source CMS world. They analyze popularity of various CMS systems, as well as perception of how easy these systems are to use. If you are trying to decide between WordPress, Drupal or Joomla (the 3 most popular), these reports are really helpful. Best of all, these reports are free!

2010 Open Source CMS Market Share Report

From Water & Stone

The Report follows the market share and brand strength indicators for 20 top systems, assessing each on a wide variety of traditional and Web 2.0 measures. The study focuses on identifying the market leaders, both in terms of rate of adoption and mindshare. While WordPress, Joomla and Drupal lead the survey set across a wide range of measures, the report also identifies other trends in this year’s open source CMS market. The report is based on a survey of over 4,000 open CMS developers plus analysis of CMS website traffic patterns.

Download the 2010 Open Source CMS Market Share Report >

2010 Comparing Open Source CMS Systems

by Idealware
Idealware has taken their 2009 report comparing four free and open source systems — WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone — that can help you to build and manage a website, and completely updated it to the newest versions of the systems. They provide both a feature summary and detailed reviews, as well as a directory of consultants. The report covers:

  • Which are easiest to use?
  • Which provide the most flexibility in setting up your website?
  • Which provide the strongest features for website community features, workflow, or ease of maintenance?

Download the 2010 Comparing Open Source CMS Systems report >

One Response to “Joomla, WordPress or Drupal – Which to choose?”

  1. Great reference. Thank you for posting this!