Prologue Almost 4 years ago I wrote a controversial post entitled "17 Reasons WordPress is a Better CMS than Drupal" that caused me to be persona non grata among some of my prior Drupal friends. But while some of the issues I mentioned have been addressed by the Drupal community most of the issues remain in Drupal 7, and WordPress has continued to gain strength as a CMS. Unlike almost 4 years ago, I’m now seeing many people replacing Drupal solutions with WordPress and the end users becoming happier. My team is even bidding on replacing a website so we can build a member’s-only private site to go with it after the Drupal developers have not been able to deliver on the private site for over 2 years. The Impetus What triggered me to write this post was I was composing a long reply to a comment on the other post and it became clear it would be better as a new post. In the comment the commenter asserted: With Drupal 8 coming up, I am sure the difference in number of users between Drupal and WordPress will come down. However, I think that the commenter will find that the exact opposite happens. Why do I think this? I started college shortly before the IBM PC was released so I’ve seen enough
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