Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

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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. This list is not comprehensive, but rather provides the categories for each step of website management, as well as open source examples of tools you can use.

Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

ProBlogger

Similarly, the same approach should be taken when it comes to choosing the best open-source content management system (CMS). Whether youll be running a company blog or a site thats jam-packed with graphics and video, making the right choice depends on your content. Will your content be staying the same for long periods of time, or will it need to be updated multiple times a day?

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12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

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. 10 Free WordPress Themes for Small Businesses by American Express OPEN Forum.

How Many Ways Can You Design A Website?

Small Business Mavericks

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.

Top 10 reasons to use WordPress [Beginner’s Guide]

BeingOptimist

There are many open source platforms such as WordPress , Joomla, Drupal , and Magento and it is very confusing for the beginners to decide which CMS to use for their blog or website. It’s a very daunting task for fresh bloggers to choose a content management system. So, let’s see the benefits of using this fantastic content management system. Free and open source. WordPress is an open source and widely used free software.

Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

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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. One of the great things about and open-source content management systems like WordPress is how easily you can develop plugins and extensions, which once easily installed provide certain functionality that the original software cannot perform.

7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs

The Social Media Incubator

WordPress.com is provided by WordPress, the Open Source blogging software. Hosting and managing the software is provided when you work with WordPress.com. 2. It functions as a CMS (content management system), so you don’t need to know HTML to make frequent updates. 3. It’s open source, so there is a thriving community of developers who have created plug-ins that allow you to add powerful functionality to your blog.

Looking Into The Social Media Past

Firebelly

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.&#. Hulu Opens To The Masses Tomorrow , March 2008.

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5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. 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. They can link to and share your content. Have you managed to find success blogging for business?

5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. It has fewer plugins and a lower level of functionality, but the benefit is that it’s geared toward managing a user generated content site, so it. Actively Manage the Site. This is a guest post by Anita Campbell.

5 Essential Blog Foundations for Strong SEO

ProBlogger

They choose a popular platform to build on, select an attractive theme with all the bells and whistles, sign up for hosting that appears value for money, before finally writing awesome content and waiting for the audience to explode and their rankings to rocket. Content Management System Choosing the correct Content Management System (CMS) is imperative. Being an open source program, WordPress can be susceptible to certain flaws, such as security.

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21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

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. Much like our recent blog on tools and apps for rapid visual content creation , I personally believe that everything on this list has immense value to offer brands of any size.

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eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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How to Create a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Blog

ProBlogger

When it comes to managing a website, the loss of such information causes more than just a headache for you. A 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. According to W3Techs, WordPress is the single most popular content management system in the world.

Out With The Old…Rethinking Outdated Intranet Portal Models Part I – Introduction

SocMed Sean

“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 The collaborative efforts of the open source community have also delivered new products into the marketplace, driving the cost of software down and injecting healthy competition into the portal industry.

7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)

Viper Chill

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. My first plugin for example, called Reputation Management for WordPress , which shows alerts you to people talking about your around the web, saved me time by keeping me up to date on social mentions straight from my WordPress Dashboard.