Msg#: 4241504 posted 5:31 am on Dec 12, 2010 (gmt 0)
I am new to dynamic web development.I started to learn php and mysql. But recently I came across words like wordpress,joomla,drupal.I googled it,and find out that they are made for blogging or website with cms.
But I really want to what is the right approach to develop dynamic websites...using hardcore php-mysql language or by using simple and easy to use wordpress or joomla theme?
another qustion--I have seen some tutorial that they are making regular html-css webpages and then converting that to wordpress theme.whats are the benefit of converting that to a wordpress theme?
Msg#: 4241504 posted 8:32 am on Jan 7, 2011 (gmt 0)
5-10 years ago people were making their own content management systems, these ones came around to save people re-inventing the wheel and as said, gets people less technically inclined and time-challenged online more quickly.
There are a lot of useful CMS threads here [webmasterworld.com] if you want to know more about why they're popular and preferred in many cases..
Msg#: 4241504 posted 2:02 am on Jan 9, 2011 (gmt 0)
I've never used a CMS, but when I look at the source code for other websites that do use them, I usually see a huge amount of code bloat (= inefficiency). I've also read about the risks of a CMS website being hacked. In my opinion, in the long run you're better off if you do it your self because you have more control and more options.