Free Content Management System (CMS) Comparison table

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2015-06-10 10:27:39

Most Popular Free CMS Software Comparison:

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

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Latest version3.
Release date2014-10-012015-05-072013-11-202013-11-26
LicenseOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source
Supported databasesMySQL, PostgreSQLMySQLMySQL, PostgreSQLMySQL, PostgreSQL
CaptchaNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Content ApprovalYesYesYesYes
Email VerificationYesYesYesYes
Granular PrivilegesYesYesYesYes
Authentication methodsLDAP, CustomLDAP (plugin), CustomLDAP (plugin), NTLM (plugin), CustomLDAP (plugin), Kerberos (plugin), NIS (plugin), NTLM (plugin), SMB (plugin)
Session ManagementYesNo PluginYesYes
SSL CompatibleYesYesYesYes
Login HistoryYesNo PluginYesYes
Modifications HistoryNo PluginNo PluginYesYes
Commercial SupportYesYesNoYes
Developer CommunityYesYesYesYes
Public ForumYesYesYesYes
Plugin APIYesYesYesYes
Drag & Drop ContentYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Image ResizingYesYesNo PluginYes
Multiple UploadYesYesNo PluginYes
SpellcheckerNo PluginYesNo PluginYes
Style WizardNoNoNo LimitedYes
SubscriptionsNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo
Template LanguageYesNoYes LimitedYes
UndoNoYes LimitedYes LimitedYes
WYSIWYG EditorYesYesNo PluginYes
Extensible User ProfilesYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
Interface LocalizationYesYesYesYes
CachingYesNo PluginYesYes
Load BalancingYesYes LimitedYes LimitedYes
Database ReplicationYesNo PluginYes LimitedNo Plugin
Static Content ExportNoNo PluginNoNo Plugin
Multilingual ContentNo PluginNo PluginYesYes
Multi-Site DeploymentNo PluginYesYesYes
RSS (Content Syndication)YesYesYesYes
Advertising ManagementYesNoNo PluginNo Plugin
Content SchedulingYesYes LimitedNo PluginYes
Inline AdministrationYesNo PluginYesYes
Package DeploymentNoNoNoYes
Sub-sites / RootsYesYesYesYes
Themes / TemplatesYesYesYesYes
Web StatisticsYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
Web-based Translation ManagementNo PluginYes LimitedYesYes
Workflow EngineNo PluginNoYes LimitedYes Limited
FTP SupportYesNo PluginYes LimitedYes
UTF-8 SupportYesYesYesYes
WebDAV SupportNoNoNoNo Plugin
XHTML CompliantYesYesYesYes
Built-in Applications
BlogYesYesYesNo Plugin
ChatNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
ClassifiedsNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Contact ManagementYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Forum (Discussion)No PluginNo PluginYesNo Plugin
Document ManagementNo PluginNoYes LimitedNo Plugin
Events ManagementNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
FAQ ManagementYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
File DistributionNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Graphs and ChartsNo PluginNoNoNo Plugin
GuestbookNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Help Desk / Bug ReportingNo PluginNoNo PluginNo Plugin
Job PostingsNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Link ManagementYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Mail FormYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
MatrixNoNoNoNo Plugin
My Page / DashboardYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Newsletter managementNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
Photo GalleryNo PluginYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Project TrackingNo PluginNoNo PluginNo Plugin
Search EngineYesYesYesYes
PollsYesNo PluginYesNo Plugin
Tests / QuizzesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
SurveysNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Time TrackingNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
User ContributionsYesYesYesYes
Web Services Front EndYesNo PluginYes LimitedNo Plugin
WikiNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Shopping CartNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
SEO Features
SEO Friendly URLsYesYesYesYes
Site MapNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginYes
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