Compare Drupal vs ExpressionEngine

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comparison of Drupal vs. ExpressionEngine
based on data from user reviews. Drupal rates 3.7/5 stars with 293 reviews. ExpressionEngine rates 3.3/5 stars with 20 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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Drupal
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ExpressionEngine
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
7.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.5
6.9
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.4
7.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.0
8.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
7.7
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.5
9.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.4
4.2
Meets Requirements
Drupal
8.2
ExpressionEngine
7.8
Ease of Use
Drupal
6.5
ExpressionEngine
6.9
Ease of Setup
Drupal
6.4
ExpressionEngine
7.3
Ease of Admin
Drupal
7.0
ExpressionEngine
8.0
Quality of Support
Drupal
7.2
ExpressionEngine
7.7
Ease of Doing Business With
Drupal
7.5
ExpressionEngine
9.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Drupal
6.4
ExpressionEngine
4.2

Features

Content
Content Authoring
Drupal
8.3
ExpressionEngine
8.4
Rich Text Editor
Drupal
7.7
ExpressionEngine
7.9
Versioning
Drupal
7.8
ExpressionEngine
8.0
Plug-ins/Widgets/Apps
Drupal
7.9
ExpressionEngine
7.6
Approval Process
Drupal
7.6
ExpressionEngine
7.7
Content Queue
Drupal
7.6
ExpressionEngine
8.6
Asset Management
Drupal
7.1
ExpressionEngine
7.0
Internal Search
Drupal
7.3
ExpressionEngine
7.8
Content Repository
Drupal
7.8
ExpressionEngine
7.4
Design
Breadth of Pre-Built Templates
Drupal
7.0
ExpressionEngine
6.5
Mobile
Drupal
7.5
ExpressionEngine
7.6
Branding/Themes
Drupal
7.5
ExpressionEngine
6.4
Customization
Drupal
8.3
ExpressionEngine
7.5
Platform
User Community
Drupal
8.5
ExpressionEngine
7.8
SEO
Drupal
8.0
ExpressionEngine
7.8
Flexible Navigation Structures
Drupal
8.0
ExpressionEngine
8.1
User, Role, and Access Management
Drupal
8.5
ExpressionEngine
8.6
Enterprise Scalability
Drupal
8.4
ExpressionEngine
7.6
Internationalization
Drupal
8.1
ExpressionEngine
6.4
Dashboards and Reports
Drupal
7.4
ExpressionEngine
7.3
API / Integrations
Drupal
8.2
ExpressionEngine
8.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
41.0%
55.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
35.2%
30.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
23.9%
15.0%
Drupal
Small-Business
41.0%
Mid-Market
35.2%
Enterprise
23.9%
ExpressionEngine
Small-Business
55.0%
Mid-Market
30.0%
Enterprise
15.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
11.6%
Internet
20.0%
 
Higher Education
8.2%
Marketing and Advertising
15.0%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
10.0%
 
Computer Software
7.5%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
 
Internet
5.8%
Higher Education
10.0%
 
Other
59.0%
Other
35.0%
Drupal
Information Technology and Services
11.6%
Higher Education
8.2%
Marketing and Advertising
7.8%
Computer Software
7.5%
Internet
5.8%
Other
59.0%
ExpressionEngine
Internet
20.0%
Marketing and Advertising
15.0%
Non-Profit Organization Management
10.0%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
Higher Education
10.0%
Other
35.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Capital Markets

It's open source. You have full control over customization and look/feel. Lots of third party plugins and built in features that make Drupal a great platform to build a multi-user web application. Set up is also as simple as a few clicks. It also has a...

Chris B.
User in Internet

EE's variable system is amazing. You don't have to learn an entire new tempting system since their tools allow you to template and create your own system. They have a great third party catalog of plugins so if you are looking to get something done quick...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jessica P.
User in Financial Services

You get what you pay for though. Unless you know your way around Drupal, have tech savvy folks who can utilize the system and designers who create a website for you that is easy to update, you may have trouble. It's important to keep with the updates, as...

Jared D.
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

It feels a bit dated from a design and UX perspective. Other CMS I've worked with are a bit more intuitive, but that's coming from a non-developer's perspective.

 
Drupal
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Capital Markets

It's open source. You have full control over customization and look/feel. Lots of third party plugins and built in features that make Drupal a great platform to build a multi-user web application. Set up is also as simple as a few clicks. It also has a...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jessica P.
User in Financial Services

You get what you pay for though. Unless you know your way around Drupal, have tech savvy folks who can utilize the system and designers who create a website for you that is easy to update, you may have trouble. It's important to keep with the updates, as...

ExpressionEngine
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Chris B.
User in Internet

EE's variable system is amazing. You don't have to learn an entire new tempting system since their tools allow you to template and create your own system. They have a great third party catalog of plugins so if you are looking to get something done quick...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jared D.
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

It feels a bit dated from a design and UX perspective. Other CMS I've worked with are a bit more intuitive, but that's coming from a non-developer's perspective.

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