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cms for soccer tips website
any suggestions?

10+ Year Member

Msg#: 4319 posted 12:05 am on Oct 30, 2005 (gmt 0)


i am planing to build a website about soccer tips. and i am looking for an cms. what i want is :

- visitors can post their soccer predictions. (published after my confirmation.)

- selected writers can post their predictions without my confirmation

- visitors can sign up and become member.

- search engine friendly urls.

- easy to change the design of the cms

- easy to change the language of cms (probably my language will not be most of cms's selection of language)

do you have any advise for me?




10+ Year Member

Msg#: 4319 posted 11:49 pm on Nov 2, 2005 (gmt 0)

any experience that can be helpful for me?




5+ Year Member

Msg#: 4319 posted 4:27 am on Nov 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

The norwegian CMS eZ Publish (http://www.ez.no) sounds about perfect for you. It can do all the stuff you mentioned and you don't have to touch a single line of code besides the HTML layout.

It shouldn't be too much work to configure, either. Create a datatype called something like "Game Prediction" (or whatever you find suitable) with the attributes required.

Use the "Approve" workflow event to require confirmation by you (or any other administrator/user you want), and exclude a usergroup "Selected writers" to allow users of that group to be able to post predictions without needing confirmation. For more information about the Approve workflow, check out: [ez.no...]

The CMS already has a user registration and you can easily add/remove wanted/unwanted properties from the user class.

All URLS generated by eZ Publish are very search engine friendly.

The complete layout of the page is controlled via templates - and they are extremely configurable/extendable.

Learning to configure and use eZ Publish requires patience. But once it's setup properly you have a rock solid CMS with endless extensibility possibilities.

For more information, check out www.ez.no or the documentation at www.ez.no/doc

EDIT: eZ Publish also supports translations, both for content and layout/static text.

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