I would guess that there are more WordPress (and other systems) users here than Drupal, so not expecting a lot of responses but trying anyway... Drupal 7 (and earlier) is/was great. Drupal 8 is great too, but arguably it's not a suitable platform for use by SMEs. There are articles on the web about that so I won't go into the reasons here. I use Drupal 7 for my own sites and all but one of my clients use Drupal 7 rather than 8. One important client recently asked me to advise them on how, when and importantly, whether or not to move to Drupal 8. The following data is from the drupal.org site: [oops: can't post image here, please see drupal.org site /project/usage/drupal page] It's difficult, based on the above data alone, to recommend Drupal - it appears that Drupal's heyday has passed, and that the release of Drupal 8 (November 2015) was what halted the previous high growth and triggered the start of the decline of the Drupal empire. Elsewhere it is argued that Drupal's growth continues within the Enterprise sector, but that's not really relevant to me, other than, perhaps, as a confirmation that Drupal 8 really isn't suitable for SMEs any more. So, what are the other options to replace Drupal 7 with something else? There's only one, that I know of, that would be a fairly simple (lowish cost) option, and that's Backdrop CMS, which is itself based on Drupal 7. Whether Backdrop will still be around in 5 years, who knows? That itself will probably depend on how many existing Drupal 7 sites choose to switch to Backdrop. Switching to anything else (where WordPress is the obvious main contender) would require fully rebuilding. It may or may not be practical to import existing content, any custom code in Drupal 7 would have to be largely re-written (high cost), and so on. Drupal 7 will be end-of-life in November 2021, Drupal 9 will be released in 2020, and Drupal 8 will be end-of-life in November 2021 - So there's still the best part of two years to go, and of course Drupal 7 sites won't stop working, they'll just be "unsupported". I have my own ideas and opinions on "what to do": about the future of my own sites, my Drupal-focussed consulting/development business, and how I would advise my own clients, but would love to hear from others, both developers and users.