Linux.com: Drupal vs. WordPress: Which is Better for Blogging?
Mar 22, 2007, 23:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
"How do Drupal and WordPress, the leading content management
systems for blogging, compare for the average user? To find out,
Linux.com used a preconfigure Drupal site from Bryght and a free
site from WordPress.com to set up two similar sites. We compared
the interfaces, the basic tasks of customizing a site, adding
content, managing comments and spam, and reading site statistics,
as well as the other available options. A pattern soon emerged.
Consistently, Drupal offered more fine-tuning and tools for
managing multiple blogs, while WordPress, although less
configurable than Drupal, proved easier to use and navigate.
"Drupal favors a hierarchical interface, with only a few
top-level entries. This is possibly the worst possible choice for a
program with as many options as Drupal, because, starting at the
second or third level, users are overwhelmed with choices..."