CMS

CMS stands for Content Management Systems. A CMS lets you publish, edit and maintain content online. Examples of Content Management Systems include Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla. Professional sites as well as personal blogs can be hosted on these CMS’s.

What Is the Best CMS? Joomla vs WordPress vs Drupal vs Blogger

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One of the most important decisions you’ll make when planning a website is which content management system (CMS) you’ll use. With dozens of options that vary widely in how you manage and present content to your users, it’s not a choice to make lightly. First, ask yourself a few questions: What kind of material do you want on your site? What’s your budget? How much manpower can you devote to maintaining your website? How complex do you want your site? These are only a few of many questions, but they’re a good starting point. Here, we review four of the most popular and best CMS platforms, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Google’s Blogger, to help you develop that kick-butt website you’ve been dreaming of…

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Best WordPress Plugins: Take Your Site to New Heights

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Do you run a WordPress website and want to give it more juice? One of the best things about using WordPress is the access you have to some amazing plugins that can turn your basic site into a polished, fully functional tool for any type of blog or business. But you’ve got to be careful – some plugins will either slow down, or worse, break your site. And having too many plugins installed will put a strain on your server and increase your hosting bill, so choose wisely. We’ve curated our top picks gathered over years of developing and running Wordpress websites…

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Step-By-Step: Setting Up a WordPress Blog

Setting Up a WordPress Blog

If you have landed on this article, there is a good chance you are thinking about or ready to set up a blog on WordPress. Well, as WordPress users ourselves, we could not agree with this decision more! Keep reading to find out why WordPress for your blog or website is a great choice, especially if you are fairly new to the web or the world of blogging. The Wordpress blog templates, plugins and all the other supporting pieces of this content management platform make it an easy way to jump in but also rest assured that you have a site that can grow with your blog dreams…

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Interview with Weebly Co-Founder Dan Veltri

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When it comes to website builders there are dozens of options to choose from. But, in reviewing the various services on the market, we think creating a website with an online tool couldn’t be easier thanks to Weebly (our top pick for Best Website Builder Software). That’s what co-founder Dan Veltri and his classmates turned business partners were determined to do when they created Weebly. What started as an idea in college, now helps millions of businesses, organizations and individuals create beautifully designed websites in a matter of minutes thanks to their pre-designed templates and effortless drag and drop editors. Learn more about how the idea came about and get some useful web and life tips. You will also get a virtual tour of Weebly’s offices, complete with the secret poker room speakeasy (pictured in photo), in our latest People Who Rock the Web interview with Dan…

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What are the Best WordPress Themes?

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Want to keep up with current website trends, drive traffic to your website and take advantage of the latest designs and functionality? WordPress templates are the way to go. WordPress is growing much faster than other content management systems (CMSs) like Joomla, Drupal and others. And there are some exciting WordPress templates, also called themes, that give you the ability to build almost any type of website you can imagine. We’ve chosen some of the best premium WordPress themes on the market today and broken them down into Best WordPress Template categories to further assist you in your search…

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Backing up Drupal to Rackspace Cloud Files

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Ever wondered how to set up automated, scheduled backups of your Drupal 6 database and files to Rackspace Cloud Files for safe storage? The process requires a bit of upfront time setting up the modules and configuring the backups, but once set up the backups will run automatically…

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A Guide to Patching Drupal Modules in Windows

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So you’ve got everything working except for one nagging little bug that’s keeping your site from rocking the world. This is normally where patches come in. There are two kinds of patches – those that eventually get rolled into the production version of a module, and those that are temporary hacks to fix a longer term issue…

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What’s the Best Open Source CMS?

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CMS stands for Content Management System. A CMS lets you update and manage your website without needing a wealth of technical know-how. The open source community is a software community of developers that contribute their time freely to developing software for everyone. We take a look at the best open source CMS options out there…

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