There are many CMS’s available. But designers don’t want to learn these different types, they want only a couple of CMSs for their sites. They look for something that is powerful, at the same time, flexible.
It is a PHP-based, free CMS. It is a very common platform now for building websites. Though it originally started as a blogging platform, it now powers many non-blogging sites like multi-page brochure style sites or social networks, etc.
There are many themes, plugins and widgets available for WordPerss. It is very easy to find information on WordPress, that is, many tutorial and documentation is available.
This is also a PHP-based and free CMS. Many renowned companies use Joomla! as the CMS for their website. It is also used for backend networks. It can be used for inventory system, reservation system, etc. also. It has a very big developer community. So, finding information is easy. Thousands of plugins and add-ons are also available.
It is a popular CMS used by renowned companies like MIT, New York Observer, and many. It has different features for building both internal and external sites. There are also lots of tools to organize the content. Drupal’s community is huge. It has forums, IRC channels, etc.
The documentation is continuously being improved and updated. The documentation is very extensive and includes everything about installation, design themes, etc. Thousands of add-ons are available. This means you don’t have to code for complex features, instead you can focus on the content and design of the website.
It is a blend of open source and commercial software. Many good websites are built on ExpressionEngine. It only has 22 add-ons and 100 plugins. There is wiki, discussion forum, etc. There are community plugins available too.