Many people who are setting up a website for the first time will ask themselves whether or not they want to use Joomla or Drupal. As with so many building tools, the real question here is what do you need from your content management system? Once you know what you are looking to get from your system, looking at the differences between Joomla and Drupal will help you determine which one is right for you. Let’s take a look at both systems, so you can choose which one will be the most beneficial.
Drupal is known for a sound, sturdy build. It is also been praised for its chameleon-like ability to suit any job whether it be a simple, one page, informational site, or a full website with many pages and features. It has also been called one of the SEO friendly platforms out there. Drupal is used by any large companies and is definitely a content management system for the heavy hitters. The downsides of Drupal are mostly in reference to the fact that it is not very simple to use. Drupal takes a huge time investment to learn how it works, and it is definitely not for beginners. Many people use Drupal for years and are unaware of what all it can really do for them. While Drupal is an incredible program, it is not for the tech-challenged and it takes someone with a strong knowledge of how these systems work to use it.
Joomla is more for the beginner class of website builders. It has an easy to use interface and installs and sets itself up in a very small amount of time. Most people can learn to use Joomla easily, and they can do it rather quickly. The cons with Joomla are that it is not