boise-seo-local-searchA CMS, also known as a content management system, is an online tool designed to help you build a website or blog. A few of the most popular CMS systems online are WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. Each of them have their own advantages and disadvantages, but they all produce high quality content with ease.

Each of these three CMS systems are very useful for helping you design and maintain a website or blog. They all come equipped with SEO support, diverse design choices, and are easy to use.

The following article is a detailed comparison between each of these three CMS systems.

Advantages and Disadvantages of WordPress

The main advantages of WordPress are how easy it is to use and it has the best SEO friendly framework, given it’s primarily a blog creating system. The biggest disadvantage of WordPress is that it’s the most expensive CMS in this comparison.

 Installing WordPress onto your computer or laptop only takes one click, and then you can start setting up your website or blog. The WordPress dashboard has multiple tabs that house different things, including where you can customize your blog or website and and where you can add updates and posts to it. The system also presents a short tour when you log in, so you know where to find what you need, when you need it.

WordPress also has the best SEO security and support of an CMS system on this list. It has everything necessary for supporting an SEO, including:

  • Tags
  • Categories
  • SEO plugins

Because of its high quality SEO support, WordPress is primarily used for creating blogs. But the system can be used for creating websites as well, and you’ll still get all of the SEO security and support you’ll need.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Drupal

Drupal is the easiest CMS on this comparison to use, and allows you to have complete control over how your website or blog looks. It also has adequate SEO support and security, and you can get all of these features for a good price.

 

Drupal has the most simplistic website design of all of these CMS systems. From choosing your own themes and designs to letting you decide on settings for the search engine indexing, Drupal let’s you customize your website or blog from top to bottom. Drupal also has SEO security and support, including a community forum you can go to for any questions you have or advice you may need.

Finally, you get all of these features for a good price. The most expensive subscriptions to Drupal start at $80, and go up to $100 a month. For how much you can customize your website or blog and the access to SEO support you get, Drupal is one of the best priced CMS systems on the market.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Joomla

Joomla is the best priced CMS system on this comparison. It has great SEO security and support and is easy to use. However, it is a bit more detailed than other CMS systems, which can make it somewhat difficult to figure out.

 Joomla has the least expensive subscription prices on this comparison. You can get a diverse selection of features and themes for free like with the rest of these systems, but Joomla offers premium memberships for as little as $70 a month. There are more expensive plans, which are usually no more than $200 a month, but those are recommended for company websites or blogs. Furthermore, you get full access to SEO security and support for a great price.

The biggest disadvantage with Joomla is that it’s dashboard is a bit more crowded than the other CMS systems described. It has more sections and features, which can give you multiple ways to personalize your website or blog’s appearance. But it is a bit more difficult to figure out, and will take some practice.

Final Thoughts

Each of the CMS systems that were described above have benefits and drawbacks, so one system might be better than another for based on your personal circumstances and needs. Regardless, each of these systems will allow you to make high quality content that will propel your brand or company forward in the digital world.


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