Digital publishing is a dynamic space. The content online is diversifying every minute. As a publisher, you'll need Bold is a headless CMS that empowers publishers to create, curate and distribute their content across modern devices and screens effortlessly.
While Drupal is popular and used by a majority of online websites, the CMS struggles as publishers grow at scale. Many of our publishers who used Drupal before they moved to Bold have lauded its ability to support multiple concurrent users, faster search and better front-end support for multiple screens, and screenless devices. Further comparison of Bold CMS vs. Drupal include -
Content for all devices - PWA, Mobile App, Smart speakers
Optimized for search engine optimization - Sitemaps, schema, canonicals, AMP, Social tags
Integrate with any 3rd party tools tailored to your business needs including Copyscape, push notifications, email subscriptions, and more
Story templates and multiple story types including photos, videos, and live blogging.
In-built Analytics to track the performance of stories, authors, and topics.
On pricing, While Drupal is free, you do end up paying agencies and hosting to develop your website. Third-party plugin licenses and hosting and other management costs add up slowly but significantly as you grow.
Quintype’s pricing is all-inclusive of the Bold CMS, hosting, front-end infrastructure, security, and front-end framework - Ahead. With economies of scale, Quintype democratizes technologies used by the largest media companies to empower growing publishers to focus on content while leaving the technology-heavy lifting to us.
Additional advantages of not having to hire and maintain technology teams also reduce the total cost of ownership when compared with Drupal.
Key Differences between Bold and Drupal for media publishers
24/7 operational support
Automatic maintenance updates and security patches
Amarnath Govindarajan, Digital Head, Swarajya