Open Source Web Management and Design Tools
AUGUST 25, 2010
Everything a web designer needs for free: Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair. There are several useful free and open source applications available for download that allow you to do everything from designing the graphics for your site to editing blog posts. Some popular open source text editors are: Bluefish – Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
AUGUST 10, 2014
Similarly, the same approach should be taken when it comes to choosing the best open-source content management system (CMS). Whether youll be running a company blog or a site thats jam-packed with graphics and video, making the right choice depends on your content. Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. Discover some great sources for free and reasonably-priced themes, essential plugins you may not be aware of, SEO tips, and other interesting techniques and hacks here in a dozen of the best WordPress guides of last year.
Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites
DECEMBER 7, 2012
WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. Not only is it used by almost a quarter of new webmasters, it’s also the system of choice for 17% of Alexa’s top one million sites on the web. There are a number of good WordPress plugins ; all you have to do is search for “SEO plugins” in your plugin manager and you’ll be given a wide choice.
5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 24, 2012
If you’re considering acquiring or building a user generated content site, here are a few things I’ve learned that may help you. BizSugar is built on Pligg, an open source content management system. Actively Manage the Site. Automatic spam filters only go so far, so having a team in place to actively manage the site is essential.
5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. Offering High-Quality Content. You can’t blog successfully without quality content. Is your content fresh and unique, or is it is just a rehash of old, tired material? They follow through with their plan and continue to produce quality content.
How Many Ways Can You Design A Website?
Small Business Mavericks
JUNE 8, 2012
Still others prefer to use a content management system. There are of course many content management systems. There are open source systems like Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal. And there are many premium systems that you can buy. There’s not just one way to design a website. Every website is different. In fact, today there are so many different platforms to use for building websites that no two web developers will agree on the best one. Many website designers and developers still prefer to use HTML. Of course not.
How to Create a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Blog
APRIL 20, 2016
When it comes to managing a website, the loss of such information causes more than just a headache for you. WordPress site is nothing without the content you’ve created. Your site shouldn’t host the only copies of these pieces of content; best to keep them offsite (and offline) to protect them from being lost. Part 2: Creating a Layered Security System. Backup Tools.
21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014
MARCH 4, 2014
What if a marketer was only as good as their content marketing tools? The brands that succeed at content marketing are those that take an agile stance. While some of the content marketing tools trending in 2014 are familiar, many of the rest are brand-new and probably worth adding to your program. free, open source tool for capturing and recording audio files?
Looking Into The Social Media Past
JANUARY 13, 2011
In preparation for the New Year, we’ve been working on transferring our Firebelly blog from Typepad to the beautiful WordPress content management system. “The Facebook film, still untitled, will chronicle how an internal messaging system launched from a university dormitory grew into an online enterprise worth as much as 15 billion dollars.. Android.
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. To get the most out of WordPress, it's important to have a basic understanding of the system and options available to you. Backing up will save you costly time and energy rebuilding functionality and content lost in translation.
The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)
OCTOBER 3, 2010
Yet don’t discount other systems, as when you look closely, Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL are also social networks, and will continue to innovate as well as aggregate. Early entrants includes Salesforce Ideas, UserVoice and open source Pligg. Social Media Management Systems. There are 19 social media management system vendors in this space.
2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter
Blue Focus Marketing
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
Prior to starting gShift, Chris was a co-founder of Hot Banana Software, a search engine-friendly web content management system that was acquired by Lyris Inc. He is an active participant in social media, author of the popular blog Managing By Walking Around , a frequent speaker at industry events, and a published author on multiple subjects. Chris Adams – @chrishadams.
7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
On the launch page I call it the premium WordPress plugin for bloggers who get it because once you understand the concept and how many doors this software is going to open, you’re going to see it’s an essential tool to have in your arsenal. One of the great things about WordPress is the open development community that allows people to expand on plugins, fix bugs and so on.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Atom also provides a standard way to export an entire blog, or parts of it, for backup or for importing into other blogging systems. “Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. Box.net : Box.net enables users to organize and view all of their content online in a familiar file and folder structure. But never fear! site (e.g. Nice work.
7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs
The Social Media Incubator
JULY 7, 2011
WordPress.com is provided by WordPress, the Open Source blogging software. Hosting and managing the software is provided when you work with WordPress.com. Did you hear about the Blogger shut-down in May that left thousands of businesses without their blogs for several days? That’s not good news; after all, what are bloggers to do without access to their blogs? There are many blogging platforms in the blogosphere, the difficulty can be in knowing which one will work best for you, and will meet your blogging goals. What’s the difference between the two?
Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Open Source Matters , Inc. the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS), has been downloaded more than 15 million times from JoomlaCode. reached 15 million downloads, said Elin Waring, President of Open Source Maters, part of the Joomla! is a free, award-winning PHP-based content management system that enables users to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Newly Elected Board Summary: – Steve Burge – Burge is the CEO and founder of Open Source Training.
Out With The Old…Rethinking Outdated Intranet Portal Models Part I – Introduction
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
“Traditional” intranet portals that are simply presentations layers with a back-end content management system just don’t cut it anymore. Instead, organizations want their employees to generate peer-to-peer content using 2.0 second option that we discussed was looking at a lower cost software vendor or an open source solution. Tweet Sean R.
eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Contents Introduction Towards a Definition Driving Forces Developments to Date Barriers Future Potential References Web Links Introduction A definition for the term Personal Learning Environment ( PLE ), remains elusive. The primary purpose of the systems is to organise course content for transmission to enrolled students. eLearning & Deliberative Moments. services. 2002).