Kerasia looking at Plone and Drupal

Nate Aune natea at
Mon Apr 21 02:46:09 UTC 2008

You may want to check out Matt Bowen's (cc'ed) comprehensive article
on Plone vs. Drupal
( and the article
that appeared on Idealware's website that
compares Plone, Drupal and Joomla.

As with any review, you really should download these products and try
them for yourself.


On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 1:16 AM, Karl Horak <KEHORAK at> wrote:
>  In trolling around for some statistics on CMS blogs, I came across
> an item at "Ask Metafilter
>  ."  The NGO asking for advice was requesting a comparison of frameworks,
>  specifically Plone vs Drupal.  In the absence of any enumerated requirements
>  in the posting, some took the author to task about requirements-based
>  determination of correct tools.  However, of the 15 replies most were
>  vitriolic about Plone and advocating Drupal.
>  That said, it was clear from the comments that most were based on obsolete,
>  fragmentary, or limited knowledge of Plone.  Not only is this an opportunity
>  to make an informed statement to an NGO in need, but also a chance to
>  reverse some clear misunderstandings about Plone.  I suggest anyone
>  interested in Plone advocacy in the NGO arena head on over to Ask Metafilter
>  and make a well-reasoned posting.  The initial request went up on April 13,
>  so its a very fresh thread.
>  -- Karl
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