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Which CMS is better to get good rankings in search engine
Content Management System ..Give Infomarion
ankithonda




msg:3389091
 9:58 pm on Jul 8, 2007 (gmt 0)

I want to make website with CMS. so which CMS system is better to get good search engine ranking and good traffic..please tell me.

and if that CMS is open source then its too gr8...give me suggestions.

 

ogletree




msg:3390134
 2:41 am on Jul 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

There is no CMS that is going to help you in the search engines. What you are looking for is one that does not hurt you. Here is what you don't want them to do:

1. Use redirects for any reason
2. Show duplicate content
3. Use session ID's
4. create lots of pages that have very little content

You may also want it to have search engine friendly URL's. You can still do well in search engines with URL's that have?, &, and = signs in them. The 3 things listed above are the ones that will hurt you.

buckworks




msg:3390137
 2:45 am on Jul 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

Look for a CMS that gives you complete control over customizing the templates and stylesheets.

You don't want to be locked into a limited choice of templates or stylesheets.

ogletree




msg:3390573
 2:02 pm on Jul 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

There are several hacks that turn phpbb into a CMS. I would not try this unless you are willing to get under the hood and do a lot of modifications.

RicoFlan




msg:3392695
 4:15 pm on Jul 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

WordPress works very well in this arena and so does Plone. both give you the ability to customize your URL strings and optimize heavily.

dragsterboy




msg:3399900
 11:45 am on Jul 20, 2007 (gmt 0)

I just watched a couple of Plone demos on the net. It's the first time I read about this CMS but I have to say that I am impressed. Seems like a good one.

jamesw4




msg:3402114
 3:31 pm on Jul 23, 2007 (gmt 0)

I'm a big fan of ExpressionEngine (www.expressionengine.com). Really flexible for most purposes and generates nice URLs for search engines.

sakib000




msg:3403353
 6:05 pm on Jul 24, 2007 (gmt 0)

wordpress can be used as CMS for mid-range website and it can do a hell of SEO. If you are making next CNN or cnet then I am not sure about you

richrf




msg:3419482
 4:39 am on Aug 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Wordpress works well if you use good slugs and install the All-in-One-SEO plugin, which eliminates duplicates.

Rich

johnnie




msg:3420673
 11:13 am on Aug 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

I usually go for textpattern. You get complete control over your template. You can customize till' you go mad ;) I'm sure there's better things out there, but textpattern is a very elegant solution IMHO.

Grandmas Cookies




msg:3420701
 12:04 pm on Aug 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

D gud 'ol wordpress won't disappoint you! 100% sure

johnnie




msg:3420715
 12:42 pm on Aug 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

What I forgot to mention is textpattern's awesome URL schemes. Ideal for SEO IMHO.

vsurlan




msg:3420750
 1:42 pm on Aug 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

TYPO3 is great, I'd say it beats everything else. On the other hand, if you don't have 6 month to get into it, don't even think about it.

AussieWebmaster




msg:3420978
 5:49 pm on Aug 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

It depends on what you are looking for.... WordPress can be sued... as can a lot of the blogging programs now.

There are also analytics programs that include CMS - this you could tie to conversion info etc and have changes made on the fly with the right - though often expensive ones.

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