The Top 20 Popular Wordpress plugins and their Drupal equivalent modules

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Wordpress is a popular blogging platform and is popular among many bloggers as it was designed more or less for the end users. If you need to setup a good looking blog quickly and without going too deep into the technical stuff, then Wordpress should be the most likely choice for you. Like Wordpress, Drupal is also a Content Management System build around PHP and MySql with almost all the strengths of Wordpress. Nevertheless Drupal is more developer centric and customizable and robust when compared to Wordpress and is gaining popularity very rapidly. We have already done a post on how to upgrade a Drupal site. Due to its huge fanbase and ease of programming, Wordpress has numerous plugins at its disposal. There are Drupal equivalents for most of these. Here is our take on a few popular Wordpress plugins and their equivalents in Drupal.

  1. GTranslate

  2. Google XML Sitemap

  3. NextGEN Gallery

  4. Contact Form 7

  5. All in one SEO pack

  6. Google Analytics for WordPress

  7. Social plugins

  8. Akismet

  9. Yet Another Related Posts Plugin

  10. Simple Tags

  11. Redirection

  12. WP-Super Cache

  13. WP e-Commerce

  14. WP- DB Backup

  15. Lightbox Plus

  16. MapPress Easy Google Maps

  17. Newsletter

  18. WP Security Scan

  19. Bad Behavior

  20. Broken Link Checker