Compare Drupal vs Joomla
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comparison of Drupal vs. Joomla
based on data from user reviews. Drupal rates 3.8/5 stars with 278 reviews. Joomla rates 3.9/5 stars with 237 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
8.2
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
6.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.5
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.4
6.6
Meets Requirements
Drupal
8.2
Joomla
8.2
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
6.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Drupal
7.5
Joomla
8.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Drupal
6.4
Joomla
6.6

Features

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

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
41.7%
67.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
34.1%
21.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
24.3%
11.5%
Drupal
Small-Business
41.7%
Mid-Market
34.1%
Enterprise
24.3%
Joomla
Small-Business
67.1%
Mid-Market
21.4%
Enterprise
11.5%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
16.7%
 
Higher Education
9.5%
Computer Software
10.5%
 
Computer Software
8.7%
Marketing and Advertising
9.3%
 
Marketing and Advertising
8.4%
Internet
7.1%
 
Internet
5.4%
Design
4.0%
 
Other
55.2%
Other
52.5%
Drupal
Information Technology and Services
12.8%
Higher Education
9.5%
Computer Software
8.7%
Marketing and Advertising
8.4%
Internet
5.4%
Other
55.2%
Joomla
Information Technology and Services
16.7%
Computer Software
10.5%
Marketing and Advertising
9.3%
Internet
7.1%
Design
4.0%
Other
52.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Amanda L. G.
Administrator in Libraries

If you can dream up a use case, you can probably build it in Drupal. This CMS is a powerhouse that allows you to create custom data entry templates (called content types) to capture all your data. Then you can use Views to sort, filter, and search your...

Eric P.
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

Flexibility, ease of use and many great extensions.

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
Amanda L. G.
Administrator in Libraries

If you can dream up a use case, you can probably build it in Drupal. This CMS is a powerhouse that allows you to create custom data entry templates (called content types) to capture all your data. Then you can use Views to sort, filter, and search your...

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
Eric P.
Agency in Marketing and Advertising

Flexibility, ease of use and many great extensions.

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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