Todays post is a guest opinion article from Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos, he shares his thoughts on how to choose the best CMS and to not be limited to only, as he calls them, The Big Three (Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal). What are your thoughts on CMS selection? Which is the best, and why?
In this section you will find general articles and resources that cover all aspects of Content Management Systems (CMS).
Taking the step into a new Content Management System (CMS) can be a daunting prospect. Sometimes you just have to take the step, it could be a client requirement, or simply that the new CMS is tailor made for your current projects spec. Whatever the reasons, it is best as a web designer, to have the knowledge of several CMSs and not be limited to only one.
The massive Drupal community, headed by its 2000 developer account members, offer a huge range of free resources. As with the nature of anything open-source, the resources available for Drupal, are (mostly) free, professional and high quality.
Joomla, the free open source CMS, is still number one when it comes to building a big, robust and professional websites (WP must be catching up quickly with its great progress). It has a pretty solid reputation as a CMS. The only downside, the community never really had a great resource of free templates, until now.
If there is anyone that hasn’t used Drupal< before, I would definitely recommend it, it is a major step up from WordPress. Below are ten resources some free Drupal Themes: