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CMS FAQ - Best Content Management Systems for Web Development
Also frequent Wordpress, Drupal and Joomla etc questions, CMS reviews

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Msg#: 4200077 posted 3:45 pm on Sep 10, 2010 (gmt 0)

A lot of threads here have questions like "What is the best CMS for Situation X?" I decided to grab a few of the older threads and keep a categorized archive.

If you have a suggestion to add to the list, please post it and I will delete your post and integrate it into the themed list below. Thanks!

Suggestions for a better title for this thread would also be welcome!

Static sites versus CMS
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4060221.htm [webmasterworld.com]

General "recommend a CMS threads"
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4041714.htm [webmasterworld.com]
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4017471.htm [webmasterworld.com]

SEO Friendly CMS discussions
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3886388.htm [webmasterworld.com]
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4001616.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Best CMS for Granny
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4027427.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Best CMS for Six-Year Old
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3767598.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Best "review site" CMS
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3923415.htm [webmasterworld.com]
Short thread that recommends custom CMS or Drupal.

Best CMS with commenting system (7 Mar 2009)
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3865086.htm [webmasterworld.com]

CMS for site with many "fields" for data input
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3985820.htm [webmasterworld.com]

CMS for publishing
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4088921.htm [webmasterworld.com]
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4122143.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Specific Comparisons

Drupal vs Joomla vs Wordpress
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3897241.htm [webmasterworld.com]
Link to Drupalcon presentation that gives detailed comparison.

Drupal vs Custom CMS
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4013430.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Sitefinity vs DotNetNuke
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4020272.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Wordpress Topics

Moving a Static Site to Wordpress (June 2009)
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3923994.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Multi-User Wordpress Install
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4074511.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Wordpress Security
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3709628.htm [webmasterworld.com]
http://www.webmasterworld.com/new_web_development/3772781.htm [webmasterworld.com]
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4126204.htm [webmasterworld.com]
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3628514.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Wordpress SEO
http://www.webmasterworld.com/supporters/3915925.htm [webmasterworld.com] (subscribers only)

Performance Issues
Do I need a dedicated server?
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4042833.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Joomla Issues
Joomla Menus and Dupe Content (July 2009)
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3951027.htm [webmasterworld.com]
Some discussion on what that means and some reflections on current popular CMS

Joomla and Canonical URLs
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3971886.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Drupal Issues
Multi-language Drupal Site
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3874468.htm [webmasterworld.com]

What Drupal is NOT good at
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/3892925.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Beyond the Big Three
Detailed Review of Surreal CMS
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4099394.htm [webmasterworld.com]

ModX Revolution First look
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4068217.htm [webmasterworld.com]

CMS Made Simple First Look
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4097271.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Silverstripe First Look
http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4079220.htm [webmasterworld.com]

Tuning your rewrites for Wordpress, Drupal and Joomla
Thanks to g1smd and jdMorgan for all the work on these!

http://www.webmasterworld.com/apache/4053973.htm [webmasterworld.com]

http://www.webmasterworld.com/apache/4217718.htm [webmasterworld.com]

http://www.webmasterworld.com/apache/4200031.htm [webmasterworld.com]

http://www.webmasterworld.com/content_management/4274518.htm [webmasterworld.com]

[edited by: ergophobe at 4:59 pm (utc) on Mar 1, 2011]


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