Choosing a CMS: The Implementation of WordPress, Drupal or Joomla!
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This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   Which to choose? WordPress, Drupal or Joomla! Image from: techlila.com   Today’s post officially kicks off the second phase of the Library Currents Blog project: the Implementation of a Content Management System (CMS). The first […]

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Taking WordPress for a Test Drive!
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This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   WordPress Sticker Mashup by teamstickergiant @ Flickr Over the next week, I will be test driving the three most popular blogging platforms: WordPress, Drupal and Joomla!. For these demo activities, I found a good webhost […]

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How does Drupal rate as a Web 2.0 blog software tool?
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This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   Drupal banner image by cocoate.com @ Flickr Opening Drupal out of the box is like opening a model kit of an airplane minus the instructions. Reviews of Drupal have warned that it takes a little […]

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A Demo and Review of the Joomla! Content Management System (CMS)
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This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   Joomla! Website screenshot by cocoate.com @ Flickr   The third and final content management system that I am test driving this week is Joomla!, a worthy competitior to WordPress and Drupal in the open source […]

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Cool Plugins & Themes for a WordPress Library Blog and Resource Directory
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This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   WordPress remixed by lloydsscreenies @ Flickr This week, I will be reviewing some excellent themes and plugins for WordPress, Drupal and Joomla in my search to decide which content management software (CMS) to use for […]

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Trying out useful themes and plugins for a Drupal site
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This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   This week we are taking a look at some necessary features that a content management software (CMS) must have in order to pass the launch of the Library Currents Beta blog. For WordPress, Drupal, and […]

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Joomla! templates and plugins user experience: Is it any good?
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This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   The final technical test run for one of the big three content management systems (CMS) this week ends with a closer look at Joomla! user experience. With it’s excellent customization features, a great user experience […]

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Comparing Costs and Scalability of WordPress, Drupal and Joomla!
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This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! Image credit: infinitemlmsoftware. The search for an open source content management system (CMS) for the launch of Library Currents beta has nearly come to an end, and it’s been a fun […]

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WordPress is the Best Choice for Open Source Blogging Software!
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This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System   The WordPress Pumpkin. Photo credit: Eric M Martin @ Flickr. It’s time to decide which open source content management system (CMS) will be used for the Library Currents Beta website! For the previous month, I […]

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A Report on the Implementation of WordPress as the CMS for Library Currents
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This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Blog Development Series #3: Implementing a Content Management System     In this 2-page report, I summarize how I researched and tested three open source content management systems (CMS) (WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla!), and how the ratings of each led to the choice of WordPress […]

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