Which engine to choose?

Started by #vikup34, Jul 12, 2022, 01:46 AM

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I have a site like gumbetcrb.com
It is not possible to upload pictures or add an excel document to the site. It is not displayed normally.
I want to create a new site. Tell me is WordPress good engine? or what else do you suggest?


WordPress is too simple in terms of functionality and at the same time a little specific.
WordPress is just a news feed with the ability to add information pages.
WordPress offers an unusual grouping, suitable for some magazines out there, but it does not allow you to change the groups.


WordPress is a good engine for beginners, it is very simple but the functional is quite small and you will have much more options and opportunities if you create an html site instead.


WordPress is a very good software product which is very useful if you want to create a blog, restaurant website or any other website. The disadvantage of WordPress is that there is a large load on the server due to this low speed, a WP site can easily start to slow down and put a significant load on the server. Unoptimized code, as well as some other things like unoptimized images, can significantly slow down page loading speed.


WordPress is the leader among free engines. That system is characterized by the simplicity of web site development and management. There are many free themes and plugins for it that solve almost any task.
If the free functionality is not enough, you can always expand the functionality with paid themes and modules.

On Wordpress, you can create almost any online resource - from a personal blog to an online store. The main thing is to optimize the template well so that the site does not get too stupid if you have weak web hosting.

Once there was a large news portal in operation with non-standard and cumbersome functionality. The web site worked on a dedicated server and the attendance of 10-20k per day kept well, did not fall.

Advantages: It is easy to find a programmer, a free engine, easily and quickly installed on any web hosting, a convenient admin panel and an interface for editing theme templates, you can make almost any site on a template yourself, without programming knowledge.

Disadvantages: Some plugins may be incompatible with each other during installation or after updating existing ones, a large number of plugins greatly blunts the work of the web site as a whole.

CMS.S3 is a content management system present in the overall rating, but I will not do a review of it either.
That is a studio development by Megagroup, whose engine has closed source code for third-party developers (at least it was in 2018), it is difficult to modify it to suit your needs and the admin panel has a specific interface that you will have to deal with, although the company's site is full of instructions and kind of responsive technical support, but time is still you will have to spend time studying how the CMS works inside.

You can launch and promote projects on CMS.S3 if you need a business card web site in the form of a landing page, blog or online store, but it will be difficult and long to finalize it to the requirements of search engines, because technical support has its own queue of tasks before they take care of yours.

OpenCart is a ready-made and free open source CMS for creating online stores. In the box of the e-commerce platform, there is everything you need to launch e-commerce in almost a couple of clicks. If the basic functionality is not enough, it can always be expanded with paid/ free modules or buy a ready-made assembly and run an online showcase on a template or an individual design.

Advantage: A good and convenient architecture of the engine, which allows you to modify it to suit your needs. It is easy to learn for beginners and has a convenient intuitive multilingual interface. There are many templates and modules, including for integration with popular services. Easily holds a load with 20,000 goods. Good security. A large community for support.

Disadvantages: Not all modules can work with each other without conflicts.
There may be security issues when installing third-party, broken modules. When updating modules, the web site may break down due to incompatibility of the engine version and the module. Creates a high load on the database if it is necessary to filter products by a variety of parameters. There may be problems with template optimization of title and description (depends on the implementation).

Drupal is one of the most flexible, productive and functional CMF (Content Management Framework) in the world with open source and excellent engine architecture, which allows you to create a blog, corporate site, online store, service web site, social network or forum with the necessary functionality.

The framework platform is aimed at professional "coders" and has a large number of modules with which you can easily configure and expand the functions of the web site.

Advantage: A professional flexible framework with many built-in free functions and templates. There are distributions (assemblies) that solve different basic types of tasks. Flexible configuration of the available features out of the box, if they are not enough, you can expand with additions.

Disadvantages: It is difficult to master for beginners, requires knowledge in programming.
To work on web hosting, there must be a Composer console, which may not be installed by default for everyone. There is a problem of compatibility of engine versions and plugins, they may not be updated at the same time and break the work of web site. Ready-made templates are not very high quality.