Drupal vs. Wordpress

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 22:05:24 UTC 2017

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:59 PM, DTD <doug at safeport.com> wrote:
> IMO the answer somewhat depends on if this is for you personally or
> something you are going to offer as a service. If you know PHP and are
> comfortable writing/hacking code PHP fragments it might be drupal would
> server you better. If is a commercial offering we decided on wordpress. If
> it's for you, why not try both. At the entry level they have similar
> interfaces. Both install easily.
> If you know CSS and HTML virtually anything is possible with wordpress with
> no PHP knowledge being needed. There are literally millions of plug-ins to
> extend wordpress in various areas. Drupal up to the current version
> considers backward compatibility a weakness. PHP must also be up-to-date.
> The main issue (I have) with word press is the original developer is having
> a food fight with the CMS wordpress users and developers in that his company
> (Automatic) wants to go in a different direction and (at least initially)
> take wordpress along for the ride. The FreeBSD parallel would have been if
> sendmail.com forced changes on the Unix community as a whole.
> The wordpress issue is kind of interesting and maybe should even be
> investigated to see what the affect would be for a commercial offering. For
> a personal or a single corporate website it is IMo largely irrelevant (but
> entertaining).

IMHO dont use either of them, both have known issues with security

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