What factors plays a vital role while choosing a best web development platform?

Developing a website needs lots of planning and requirements. Starting with the very basic step, a website needs a platform which can offer the best outcome against the efforts made by developer and other inputs. With the advancement and need of people, there are many platforms that have been introduced and they all allow the best CMS so that the website can get the support with the latest internet technologies. 

Drupal and Joomla have been two very popular web development platforms among users and developers, but which one to opt is the very common question among all, thus here we have listed a difference between them. 


What is Joomla?
Joomla is widely deemed as the best Content Management System which aids a developer to integrate the entire content and modules so that one can provide highly impressive and interactive web pages. 

Joomla is also an open source application which provides an ease to employ the interface and excellent extensibility. This platform is also used for designing websites and corporate portals, online newspapers, government applications and other personal web pages.

What is Drupal? 
Drupal is also a message board that have been evolved into a Content Management System and even it has gained a popularity. It has also given a tough competition to other platforms widely used for web development. Using this platform, one can develop RSS feeds, blogs, websites and forums as well.

Joomla Vs Drupal: 
Since, both of these are the Content Management Systems, but it is important to analyze the beasic differences. This has been done as follows:


Drupal needs to spend enough time so that one can understand it very well or it may also need to hire an expertise so as to develop and deliver advanced website. In contrast to this, Joomla is very facile to understand and developing website is a bit complex.

Technical Expertise:
Drupal is deemed as a developer friendly Content Management System and it needs a certain level of expertise. At the same time, Joomla do not need any king of standard expertise skills.

Best Suited cases:
Drupal is the best solution for the sites that are highly complex by nature and those who have high number of visitors. The best example is the ecommerce website. However, Custom Joomla Development is the best option for social networking websites and e-commerce as well as it has less flexibility to structure and content.

Drupal is employed with a specials set of tagging features and taxonomy along with organizing the content. In effect to this, Joomla is highly driven by the community and is best suited for social networking websites.

Drupal owns a plugin which is absolutely free for download namely; Pressflow. It performs the function of caching and it also elevates the performance as well as scalability. At the other side, Joomla comes with a cache plugin by default which is responsible for improving the speed of page loading.

This is not the limit of factors that makes a difference between Joomla and Drupal. There are many more factors for which one can dig the internet.

Author Bio:  Maria Mincey works with Xicom, a Web Development Company in India. Xicom helps its partners meet their long-term goals, not just the short-term ones. With services such as Offshore Web Development, Yii Framework Development, the company aims at giving true value to the investment of its clients.


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