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Contao vs. Drupal

Contao Drupal + Add column
Preference 63% votes 38% 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 128 MB
Memory minimum 32 MB 32 MB
Social functions
Comments Yes Yes
Trackback ? Conditional
Pingback No 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
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 Yes
PSR-0 compliant Yes Yes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes No
3D Screen No ?
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
RESTful No Yes
Code Generation Conditional Conditional
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 Yes Excellent
Wizard Yes Yes
Alexa Rank 98 ?
WSDL Yes Yes
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Sync file manager Good ?
Versioning Good Good
Layout Structure Template Yes Yes
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Good
3 Letter Country Code GER ?
Batch Processing Yes Yes
Scheduled posts Yes Yes
Admin Generator Yes Yes
Library file size 4 MB 3.05 MB
Browser support
Webmail Yes Yes
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Bundle system Yes Yes
SOA Yes ?
LDAP Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Copy, Cut and Paste Support Yes ?
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sexiness 50 ?
Open Source Yes Yes
Web Developer Toolbar Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
I like it Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Makes you angry No Yes
Insite Editing No Yes
Easy to Learn Yes No
Ajax Yes Yes
User management Yes Yes
Object Oriented Models Yes ?
Model Conditions Yes ?
Mobile ready Yes Yes
Operating system server ?
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery Yes Yes
jQuery Support Yes Yes
Modules/Extensions/Plugins 1 566 24 217
Internationalization Yes Yes
Autofocus ? Yes
Transactions ? Yes
Horizontal scalable ? Yes
Application startup time ? 1 ms
Popularity (0% global votes) (17% global votes)
Release Date ? January 2001
E-Mail protocols ?
Wastebag ? Yes
Database Connection Pooling ? No
Custom queries ? Good
XML Aware ? Good
Data storage ?
Native driver ?
Cloud platform support ?
Query Cache ? Yes
Data Security ? Yes
Highly Available ? Yes
Malicious Injection Prevention ? Yes
Bitmap index ? Yes
JVM ? No
Content Preview ? Yes
XQuery Support ? Yes
Events Support ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? Yes
Database migrations ? Yes
JavaScript Library included ? Yes
Static Typing ? Yes
Cloud-enabled ? Yes
Personalization ? Yes
Supported from Google ? Yes
HLP ? 0
ACL ? Yes
Makes developer create a slew of inefficient Javascript ? No
Full Distributions available ? 699
News Distribution ?
Restaurant Distribution ?
eCommerce Distribution ?
Hotel Distribution ?
Booking Distribution ?
Realty Distribution ?
Recruiter Distribution ?
Government Distribution ?
NGO Distribution ?
Jetty ? No
Themes ? 1 866
Distributions ? 699
Developers ? 29 757
Registered users on CMS Website ? 1 003 428
Total Crap ? No
unnecessary features ? Yes
Framework specific vocabulary ? Yes
Easy to Config ? Yes
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