Free Content Management System (CMS) Comparison table

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2021-03-16 16:14:45

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 version2.
Release date2013-04-282018-08-022013-03-202018-10-302016-09-302013-09-152008-06-012018-10-302018-11-07
LicenseOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source GPL V3Open SourceOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source
Supported databasesMySQLMySQLMySQLMySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLiteMongoDBMySQL, Postgresql, OracleMySQLMySQL, PostgreSQL,SQL ServerMySQL, PostgreSQL
CaptchaNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo Plugin
Content ApprovalYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Email VerificationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Granular PrivilegesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Authentication methodsLDAPLDAP (plugin), CustomLDAP, CustomLDAP (plugin), Kerberos (plugin), NIS (plugin), NTLM (plugin), SMB (plugin)LDAP, Kerberos (plugin), NIS (plugin), NTLM (plugin), SMB (plugin), CustomLDAP, CustomLDAP, CustomLDAP (plugin), NTLM (plugin), Custom
Session ManagementYes LimitedNo PluginYesYesYesYes PluginYes LimitedYesYes
SSL CompatibleYesYesYesYesYesYesNo PluginYesYes
Login HistoryNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYesYes
Modifications HistoryYesNo PluginYesYesYes VersionningYesYes LimitedNo PluginYes
Commercial SupportYesYesYesYesYes OptionalYesYesYesYes
Developer CommunityYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Public ForumYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Plugin APIYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Drag & Drop ContentNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYesYesNoYesNo Plugin
Image ResizingNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo Plugin
Multiple UploadNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo Plugin
SpellcheckerNoYesYesYesYes Multilingual spellcheckerNo PluginYesYes- Plugin
Style WizardNoNoYesYesNoNo PluginNoNoNo Limited
SubscriptionsNo PluginNo PluginYesNoYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Template LanguageYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Limited
UndoYes LimitedYes LimitedYesYesYesYesYesNoYes Limited
WYSIWYG EditorNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNo Plugin
Extensible User ProfilesNoNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYesYes
Interface LocalizationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
CachingYes LimitedNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Load BalancingYesYes LimitedYesYesYesYesNoYesYes Limited
Database ReplicationNoNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesNoYesYes Limited
Static Content ExportNoNo PluginYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNoNoNo
Multilingual ContentNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
Multi-Site DeploymentNoYesYesYesYes Yes. Share content, media & userYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
RSS (Content Syndication)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Advertising ManagementYesNoYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesNo Plugin
Content SchedulingYesYes LimitedYesYesYesYesYesYesNo Plugin
Inline AdministrationYesNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Package DeploymentYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
Sub-sites / RootsNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYes
Themes / TemplatesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Web StatisticsNo PluginNo PluginYesYes PluginYes Google analyticsNo PluginYesYesYes
Web-based Translation ManagementYesYes LimitedNo PluginYesYesYesYesNo PluginYes
Workflow EngineNoNoYesYes LimitedYesYesNoNo PluginYes Limited
FTP SupportYesNo PluginNoYesNoYesNoYesYes Limited
UTF-8 SupportYes LimitedYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
WebDAV SupportNoNoNoNo PluginNoYesNoNoNo
XHTML CompliantNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Built-in Applications
BlogNo PluginYesYes- PluginYesYesYesYesYes
ChatNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNoNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
ClassifiedsNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Contact ManagementYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesNo Plugin
Forum (Discussion)Yes- PluginYes- PluginNoYesNo PluginNo PluginYes
Document ManagementNo PluginNoYes LimitedNo PluginYesYesNo PluginNo PluginYes Limited
Events ManagementNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesNoNo PluginNo Plugin
FAQ ManagementYes- PluginYes- PluginNoNo PluginYesYesYes
File DistributionNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Graphs and ChartsNoNoYesNo PluginYes Data visualisationNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo
GuestbookNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Help Desk / Bug ReportingNo PluginNoYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Job PostingsNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Link ManagementYesYesYesNo PluginYesYesYesNo Plugin
Mail FormYesNo PluginYesYesYesYes PluginYesYesNo Plugin
MatrixNoNoYesNo PluginNoNoNoNoNo
My Page / DashboardYesYesYes- PluginYesYesNo PluginYes- Plugin
Newsletter managementNo Plugin- PluginYesYesYesNo PluginNo Plugin- Plugin- Plugin
Photo GalleryNo PluginYesYesNo PluginYesYesNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Project TrackingNo PluginNoYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Search EngineYesYesYesYesYes Elasticsearch - faceted searchYesYesYesYes
PollsYes- PluginYes- PluginYesNo PluginYes- PluginYes
Tests / QuizzesNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
SurveysYesNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
NewsletterYes PluginYes
Time TrackingNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNoNo PluginNoNo PluginNo Plugin
WYSIWYGYesYesNo Plugin
User ContributionsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Web Services Front EndNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYesNo PluginNoYesYes Limited
WikiNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginNoNo PluginYes LimitedNo PluginNo Plugin
Shopping CartNo PluginNo PluginYesNo PluginYes rCommerceNo PluginNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
Geo and Behavioral targetingYesYes Voir licence Acquia
SEO Features
MetadataNo PluginYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
SEO Friendly URLsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Open graphYes PluginYes PluginYesYes PluginYes Plugin
Site MapNo PluginNo PluginYesYesYes- with sitemap.xml.gzNo PluginNo PluginNo Plugin
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