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Drupal vs OpenCart: What are the differences?

What is Drupal? Free, Open, Modular CMS written in PHP. Drupal is an 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.

What is OpenCart? A free and an open source e-commerce shopping cart system. It is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for different languages and currencies. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License.

Drupal and OpenCart can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

According to the StackShare community, Drupal has a broader approval, being mentioned in 832 company stacks & 913 developers stacks; compared to OpenCart, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

Decisions about Drupal and OpenCart
David Swift

We devised SwiftERM to generate additional income from existing consumers on ecommerce websites. Available for those using Shopify, Magento, Woocommerce or Opencart, it runs in alongside (not instead of) existing email marketing software like Mailchimp, Drupal or Emarsys. It is 100% automatic so needs zero additional staff. It uses predictive analytics to identify imminent consumer purchases. The average additional turnover achieved is 10.5%. It is the only software in the world authorised to send Trustpilot to send product ratings in outbound emails. Developers and ecommerce retailers are invited to try to it for free, to establish viability this predictive analytics system is. SwiftERM is a certified Microsoft Partner MPN ID 6197468.

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10 Years ago I have started to check more about the online sphere and I have decided to make a website. There were a few CMS available at that time like WordPress or Joomla that you can use to have your website. At that point, I have decided to use WordPress as it was the easiest and I am glad I have made a good decision. Now WordPress is the most used CMS. Later I have created also a site about WordPress: https://www.wpdoze.com

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Pros of Drupal
Pros of OpenCart
  • 73
    Stable, highly functional cms
  • 59
    Great community
  • 43
    Easy cms to make websites
  • 41
    Highly customizable
  • 21
    Digital customer experience delivery platform
  • 16
    Really powerful
  • 15
    Customizable
  • 10
    Flexible
  • 10
    Good tool for prototyping
  • 8
    Enterprise proven over many years when others failed
  • 7
    Open source
  • 7
    Each version becomes more intuitive for clients to use
  • 7
    Well documented
  • 7
    Headless adds even more power/flexibility
  • 6
    Lego blocks methodology
  • 4
    Caching and performance
  • 3
    Powerful
  • 3
    Built on Symfony
  • 3
    Can build anything
  • 2
    Views
  • 1
    API-based CMS
  • 1
    9

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What is Drupal?

Drupal is an 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.

What is OpenCart?

It is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for different languages and currencies. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License.

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What are some alternatives to Drupal and OpenCart?
Joomla!
Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
ProcessWire
ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. ProcessWire gives you more control over your fields, templates and markup than other platforms, and provides a powerful template system that works the way you do
Typo3
It is a free and open-source Web content management system written in PHP. It can run on several web servers, such as Apache or IIS, on top of many operating systems, among them Linux, Microsoft Windows, FreeBSD, macOS and OS/2.
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