Free Content Management System (CMS) Comparison table

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2016-01-28 17:08:41

Most Popular Free CMS Software Comparison:

Compare Drupal vs Joomla! vs Rubedo vs Mambo vs Plone vs Typo3 vs WebGUI vs Wordpress vs Xoops.

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Latest version3.
Release date2014-10-012016-01-212013-11-202015-05-072013-04-02
LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source GPL V3Open SourceOpen SourceOpen-Source Licence 3.0 (OSL)
Supported databasesMySQL, PostgreSQLMongoDBMySQL, PostgreSQLMySQLMySQL
CaptchaNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo
Content ApprovalYesYesYesYesYes
Email VerificationYesYesYesYesYes
Granular PrivilegesYesYesYesYes
Authentication methodsLDAP, CustomLDAP (plugin), NTLM (plugin), CustomLDAP (plugin), CustomBasic authentication establishment (.htaccess)
Session ManagementYesYesYesNo PluginYes
SSL CompatibleYesYesYesYesYes
Login HistoryYesYesYesNo PluginNo
Modifications HistoryNo PluginYes VersionningYesNo PluginNo
Commercial SupportYesYes OptionalNoYesYes
Developer CommunityYesYesYesYesYes
Public ForumYesYesYesYesYes
Plugin APIYesYesYesYesYes
Drag & Drop ContentYesYesNo PluginYesNo
Image ResizingYesYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
Multiple UploadYesYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
SpellcheckerNo PluginYesNo PluginYes
Style WizardNoYesNo LimitedNo
SubscriptionsNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Template LanguageYesYesYes LimitedNoYes Limited
UndoNoYesYes LimitedYes LimitedNo
WYSIWYG EditorYesYesNo PluginYesYes
Extensible User ProfilesYesYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Interface LocalizationYesYesYesYesYes
CachingYesYesYesNo PluginYes
Load BalancingYesYesYes LimitedYes Limited
Database ReplicationYesYesYes LimitedNo PluginYes
Static Content ExportNoYesNoNo PluginNo Plugin
Multilingual ContentNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYes
Multi-Site DeploymentNo PluginYesYesYes
RSS (Content Syndication)YesYesYesYesNo Plugin
Advertising ManagementYesYesNo PluginNoNo Plugin - Multiple Advertisement Module - 30,00 €
Content SchedulingYesYesNo PluginYes LimitedNo Plugin
Inline AdministrationYesYesYesNo Plugin
Package DeploymentNoYesNoNo
Sub-sites / RootsYesYesYesYes
Themes / TemplatesYesYesYesYesYes
Web StatisticsYesYesYesNo PluginYes
Web-based Translation ManagementNo PluginYesYesYes Limited
Workflow EngineNo PluginYesYes LimitedNo
FTP SupportYesNoYes LimitedNo PluginNo Plugin
UTF-8 SupportYesYesYesYesYes
WebDAV SupportNoNoNoNoNo
XHTML CompliantYesYesYesYes
Built-in Applications
BlogYesYesYesYesNo Plugin
ChatNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
ClassifiedsNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin - Price: 90 €
Contact ManagementYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
Forum (Discussion)No PluginYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Document ManagementNo PluginYesYes LimitedNoNo Module M4 PDF Extension
Events ManagementNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
FAQ ManagementYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin
File DistributionNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Graphs and ChartsNo PluginYesNoNoYes
GuestbookNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Help Desk / Bug ReportingNo PluginYesNo PluginNoNo Plugin
Job PostingsNo PluginYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Link ManagementYesNo PluginYesYes
Mail FormYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
My Page / DashboardYesYesNo PluginYesYes
Newsletter managementNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
Photo GalleryNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
Project TrackingNo PluginNo PluginNoNo
Search EngineYesYesYesYesYes
PollsYesYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin / 55,00 €
Tests / QuizzesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin / 65,00 €
SurveysNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin / 55,00 €
Time TrackingNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
User ContributionsYesYesYesYes
Web Services Front EndYesYesYes LimitedNo Plugin
WikiNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Shopping CartNo PluginYes rCommerceNo PluginNo PluginYes
SEO Features
SEO Friendly URLsYesYesYesYesYes
Site MapNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
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