NewsForge: Choosing an Open Source CMS
Jun 27, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Stutz)
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"It seems as if everyone is a Web publisher today--from the
habitual bloggers and online diarists to the companies running
major news outlets, portals, and magazines--and they're all using
some kind of database-backed content management system (CMS) to do
it. There are a lot of CMS choices--Drupal, Mambo, Bricolage,
WordPress, and Plone are some of the most recognizable names. While
they all perform the same basic functions, you have to pick only
one. How do you do it?
"Essentially, these systems all manage a database containing
your content, providing a method of input (usually Web-based), and
outputting Web pages from the database according to the
specifications in templates and configuration files..."