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Contao vs. Drupal

Contao Drupal + Add column
Preference 65% votes 35% votes
Website www.​contao.​org www.​drupal.​org
Implementation flexibility 50% votes 50% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 58% votes 42% votes
Full text search Yes Yes
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance Yes Yes
User statistics Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
External pages Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Template language
System requirements
Operating system
Programming language
Memory recommended 128 MB 1 GB
Memory minimum 32 MB 128 MB
Social functions
Comments Yes Yes
Trackback Conditional Conditional
Pingback Conditional ?
Hierarchical menus Yes Yes
Multiple categories Yes Yes
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Description Contao is a flexible and inexpensive CMS Drupal is a free open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
Tag CMS, Taxonomy, HTML5, jQuery, Responsive Taxonomy
Image processing engin Yes Yes
Interpreter Yes Yes
Database model
Unicode Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Target audience
Scaffolding Yes Yes
Design pattern
Development principles
Difficulty level
Version number 3.2 LTS, 3.2 (Current Releases) 7
Adobe Flash Support Yes No
PSR-0 compliant Yes No
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes No
3D Screen No ?
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
E-Mail protocols
RESTful No Yes
Code Generation Conditional Yes
Dynamic typing Yes Yes
Programming paradigm
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Separate Service Layer Yes Yes
Creation Date 2004 January 2001
Community Driven Good Good
Wizard Yes Yes
Alexa Rank 95 1 374
HTML syntax Yes Yes
WSDL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Sync file manager Good ?
Versioning Good Basic
Input Widgets Yes Yes
Layout Structure Template Yes Yes
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Good
Compiled language No No
3 Letter Country Code GER ?
Data storage
Batch Processing Yes Yes
Scheduled posts Yes Yes
Admin Generator Yes Yes
Library file size 4 MB 4.05 MB
Browser support
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Webmail Yes Yes
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Bundle system Yes Yes
SOA Yes Yes
LDAP Yes Yes
Query Cache Yes Yes
Realtime Yes Yes
Data Security Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Malicious Injection Prevention Yes Yes
Copy, Cut and Paste Support Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Sexiness 75 ?
Open Source Yes Yes
Content Preview Yes Yes
Web Developer Toolbar Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes
JavaScript Library included Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG Yes Yes
Archive Yes Yes
Personalization Yes Yes
Makes you angry No Yes
Insite Editing No Yes
Easy to Learn No No
Extensibility Yes Yes
Ajax Yes Yes
User management Yes Yes
Object Oriented Models Yes ?
Model Conditions Yes ?
Mobile ready Yes Yes
Administrator responsive? No Yes
PDF Support Yes Yes
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes
Makes developer create a slew of inefficient Javascript No No
Easy Setup Yes Yes
eCommerce Distribution
Jquery Yes Yes
jQuery Support Yes Yes
Modules/Extensions/Plugins 1 711 24 500
Android App No Yes
SEO Yes Yes
unnecessary features No Yes
Internationalization Yes Yes
Easy to Config Yes Yes
Will get you a job Yes Yes
Is reliable and secure Yes Yes
Supported by Microsoft No No
Developed for Human Yes Yes
Fucking awesome Yes Yes
State of the art technology Yes ?
deprecated No No
Bootstrap Yes Yes
Did I waste my time going down all these options?! Yes Yes
:( Yes ?
Autofocus ? Yes
Transactions ? Yes
Energy consumption ? ★★★★☆
Angle viewing ? ★★★★☆
Isolation ? No
Application startup time ? 1 ms
Popularity (0% global votes) (17% global votes)
Machine Code Generation ? Yes
Release Date ? 17ᵗʰ January 2015
Multi tasking ? Yes
Wastebag ? No
Composite keys ? Yes
Supported VCS ?
Database Connection Pooling ? Yes
Data encryption ? Yes
Custom queries ? Good
XML Aware ? Good
2 Letter Country Code ? en
Client/Server code reuse ?
Native driver ?
Cloud platform support ?
Compiler ? No
Active Directory ? Yes
Custom Themes ? Yes
Backup functionality ? Basic
Highly Available ? Yes
Realtime Server Push ? Yes
Bitmap index ? Yes
Type inference ? Yes
IntelliSense ? No
XQuery Support ? Yes
Websocket Support ? No
Maven support ? No
Resource File Processing ? Yes
Events Support ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? No
Partial Classes ? No
Closures ? No
Database migrations ? Yes
Asyncronous JS loading ? Yes
Static Typing ? Yes
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Dependency Injection ? No
CMIS ? Yes
HLP ? 0
Spring Security ? No
Session support ?
Unit Testing ? Yes
Stacktrace history ? Yes
ORM Join Support ? Yes
Generic Views ? Yes
module ? Yes
ACL ? Yes
Full Distributions available ? 699
News Distribution ?
Restaurant Distribution ?
Hotel Distribution ?
Booking Distribution ?
Realty Distribution ?
Recruiter Distribution ?
Government Distribution ?
NGO Distribution ?
Jetty ? No
Themes ? 2 000
Distributions ? 699
Registered users on CMS Website ? 1 003 430
ACL ? Yes
User-friendly ? Yes
Component Oriented ? Yes
Framework specific vocabulary ? Yes
Can you modify it freely to make it better ? Yes
Type Safety ? Yes
Self Server ? Yes
Scalability ? Yes
Ability to link to external programs and systems ? Yes
XSS ? No
Gartner ? Yes
Official IDE Support ? Yes
Amount of letters ? 6
Responsive Website ? Yes
Can function without AJAX ? Yes
Попаболь ? Yes
Enterprise ? Yes
Namespaces ? Yes
Inbuilt Captcha ? No
MVC ? Yes
24/7 support ? Yes
Admin Themes ? 3
Template Import/Exports ? No
Arrogant Creator ? No
? Yes
Increase Stress Levels ? Yes
Awesome ? Yes
Looks good on resumé ? Yes
Clean ? No
High peformance ? Yes
Will get you a girlfriend ? No
Is Nonveg ? No
Liked by non-geeks ? No
Can be developed from linux ? Yes
Write Less, Do More ? Yes
Makes You Wanna Puke ? Yes
cache ? Yes
Used by Chuck Norris ? No
Command-line console ? Yes
WTF ? Yes
Cassandra Integration ? Yes
300 baud ? Yes
+ or - ? Yes
DT Compatible ? Yes
Best than Laravel ? No
Puto el que lo lea ? Yes
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