Compare Drupal vs Joomla

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comparison of Drupal vs. Joomla
based on data from user reviews. Drupal rates 3.7/5 stars with 287 reviews. Joomla rates 3.9/5 stars with 262 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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Joomla
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.5
7.3
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.5
7.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.0
7.9
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.2
7.0
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.5
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.4
6.8
Meets Requirements
Drupal
8.2
Joomla
8.3
Ease of Use
Drupal
6.5
Joomla
7.3
Ease of Setup
Drupal
6.5
Joomla
7.7
Ease of Admin
Drupal
7.0
Joomla
7.9
Quality of Support
Drupal
7.2
Joomla
7.0
Ease of Doing Business With
Drupal
7.5
Joomla
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Drupal
6.4
Joomla
6.8

Features

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

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
41.5%
66.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
34.1%
22.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
24.4%
11.5%
Drupal
Small-Business
41.5%
Mid-Market
34.1%
Enterprise
24.4%
Joomla
Small-Business
66.0%
Mid-Market
22.5%
Enterprise
11.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
11.8%
Information Technology and Services
14.5%
 
Higher Education
8.4%
Marketing and Advertising
8.4%
 
Marketing and Advertising
8.0%
Computer Software
8.4%
 
Computer Software
7.7%
Internet
7.3%
 
Internet
5.9%
Design
4.6%
 
Other
58.2%
Other
56.9%
Drupal
Information Technology and Services
11.8%
Higher Education
8.4%
Marketing and Advertising
8.0%
Computer Software
7.7%
Internet
5.9%
Other
58.2%
Joomla
Information Technology and Services
14.5%
Marketing and Advertising
8.4%
Computer Software
8.4%
Internet
7.3%
Design
4.6%
Other
56.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User 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...

Alejandro C.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Easy to use for users and admins. Even though it took me some time to set it up, it wasn't difficult to just set the content areas and the sections I wanted, or even modify a template. I managed a site entirely on my own without the help of any admin,...

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...

Erin H.
User in Information Technology and Services

If I compare joomla to another free CMS such as umbraco, I feel like it has a lot of shortcomings. And as someone who easily understood sitecore, kentico, and umbraco, joomla was very confusing until I did some reading and research. It isn't organized in a...

 
Drupal
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User 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...

Joomla
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Alejandro C.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Easy to use for users and admins. Even though it took me some time to set it up, it wasn't difficult to just set the content areas and the sections I wanted, or even modify a template. I managed a site entirely on my own without the help of any admin,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Erin H.
User in Information Technology and Services

If I compare joomla to another free CMS such as umbraco, I feel like it has a lot of shortcomings. And as someone who easily understood sitecore, kentico, and umbraco, joomla was very confusing until I did some reading and research. It isn't organized in a...

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