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What is the best blog application?

     

Theinc

3:44 pm on Aug 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

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What is the best blog application?

preachers

4:41 pm on Aug 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

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mybloggie is kinda great, real easy to modified the template also, if you know a little bit codding

bill

2:19 am on Aug 24, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The opensourceCMS site has a section dedicated to blog software you might want to check out. MovableType is probably one of the most mature products in this field.

faltered

1:29 pm on Aug 24, 2005 (gmt 0)

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This really depends on what you're looking to do with the blog and how much control you want to have over the design and layout.

At the time I started my blog, I didn't have access to an SQL database, so I needed something simple that didn't require storing messages in one. I ended up with SimplePHPBlog. It's really light and easy to customize if you know CSS at all.

You can find it on sourceforge or by doing a search on google.

preachers

1:43 pm on Aug 24, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Anf if you have access to sql, the best for customization, design modeling and everything, would be?

bloke in a box

8:54 am on Aug 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Moveable Type in my experience, but I know a lot of others like WordPress.

preachers

12:35 pm on Aug 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I'm gonna try wordpress and see what I can do with it

filmfodder

4:19 pm on Aug 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I've been very pleased with Movable Type, although there's a bit of a learning curve and you really need to work to customize it to a significant degree. On the upside, there's a robust and active community that is constantly churning out plugins, improvements and recommendations.
 

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