Free Content Management System (CMS) Comparison table

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2016-06-22 17:04:52

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 version7.
Release date2013-11-202014-10-012016-01-212015-05-072013-01-222013-11-262013-04-282008-06-012013-09-152013-03-20
LicenseOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source GPL V3Open SourceGNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)Open SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source
Supported databasesMySQL, PostgreSQLMySQL, PostgreSQLMongoDBMySQLMySQLMySQLMySQL, PostgreSQLMySQLMySQLMySQL, Postgresql, OracleMySQL
PlatformPHPPHPPHPPHPPHP (at least 5.2)PHPPHPPHPPythonPerl
CaptchaNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYes
Content ApprovalYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Email VerificationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Granular PrivilegesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Authentication methodsLDAP (plugin), NTLM (plugin), CustomLDAP, CustomLDAP (plugin), CustomShieldPass OpenCart Security PluginLDAP (plugin), Kerberos (plugin), NIS (plugin), NTLM (plugin), SMB (plugin)LDAPLDAP, CustomLDAP, Kerberos (plugin), NIS (plugin), NTLM (plugin), SMB (plugin), CustomLDAP, Custom
Session ManagementYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesYes LimitedYes LimitedYes PluginYes
SSL CompatibleYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginYesYes
Login HistoryYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Modifications HistoryYesNo PluginYes VersionningNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYes LimitedYesYes
Commercial SupportYesYesYes OptionalYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Developer CommunityYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Public ForumYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Plugin APIYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Drag & Drop ContentNo PluginYesYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNoYesYes
Image ResizingNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginNoYesYes
Multiple UploadNo PluginYesYesYesYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNoYesYes
SpellcheckerNo PluginNo PluginYes Multilingual spellcheckerYesYesNoYesNo PluginYes
Style WizardNo LimitedNoNoNoYesNoNoNo PluginYes
SubscriptionsNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Template LanguageYes LimitedYesYesNoNo PluginYesYesYesYesYes
UndoYes LimitedNoYesYes LimitedNoYesYes LimitedYesYesYes
WYSIWYG EditorNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesYes
Extensible User ProfilesYesYesYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNoNo PluginYesYes
Interface LocalizationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
CachingYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYesYes LimitedYesYesYes
Load BalancingYes LimitedYesYesYes LimitedYesYesNoYesYes
Database ReplicationYes LimitedYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNoNoYesYes
Static Content ExportNoNoYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNoNoNo PluginYes
Multilingual ContentYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginYesYes
Multi-Site DeploymentYesNo PluginYesYesYesNoNo PluginYesYes
RSS (Content Syndication)YesYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesYesYesYes
Advertising ManagementNo PluginYesYesNoNo PluginNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYes
Content SchedulingNo PluginYesYesYes LimitedNo Plugin / Product with Schedule - $12.99YesYesYesYesYes
Inline AdministrationYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesYesYesYes
Package DeploymentNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
Sub-sites / RootsYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginNoYesYes
Themes / TemplatesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Web StatisticsYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYes
Web-based Translation ManagementYesNo PluginYesYes LimitedYesYesYesYesNo Plugin
Workflow EngineYes LimitedNo PluginYesNoYes LimitedNoNoYesYes
FTP SupportYes LimitedYesNoNo PluginNo PluginYesYesNoYesNo
UTF-8 SupportYesYesYesYesYesYesYes LimitedYesYesYes
WebDAV SupportNoNoNoNoNoNo PluginNoNoYesNo
XHTML CompliantYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
Built-in Applications
BlogYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYes
ChatNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
ClassifiedsNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Contact ManagementNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYes
Forum (Discussion)YesNo PluginNo PluginYesNo Plugin or add linkNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYes
Document ManagementYes LimitedNo PluginYesNoYesNoNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesYes Limited
Events ManagementNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNoYesYes
FAQ ManagementYesYesYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYes
File DistributionNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesYes
Graphs and ChartsNoNo PluginYes Data visualisationNoYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNo PluginYes
GuestbookNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Help Desk / Bug ReportingNo PluginNo PluginYesNoYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Job PostingsNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Link ManagementNo PluginYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYesYes
Mail FormNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesYesYes PluginYes
MatrixNoNoNoNo PluginNoNoNoYes
My Page / DashboardNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYes
Newsletter managementNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Photo GalleryNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesYes
Project TrackingNo PluginNo PluginNoNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Search EngineYesYesYes Elasticsearch - faceted searchYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PollsYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYes
Tests / QuizzesNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
SurveysNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
Time TrackingNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNoNo PluginYes
User ContributionsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Web Services Front EndYes LimitedYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNoNo PluginYes
WikiNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin - Price: $20.00No PluginNo PluginYes LimitedNo PluginYes
Shopping CartNo PluginNo PluginYes rCommerceNo PluginYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
SEO Features
MetadataYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesYes
SEO Friendly URLsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Site MapNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo Plugin- with sitemap.xml.gzYes
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