WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?

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Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. According to Drupal’s own statistics, over a million websites run this CMS package. Even more interesting, Drupal is preferred by sites that have high traffic numbers. In this article, we will explore what are the advantages and disadvantages between Drupal and WordPress, and which CMS should you choose for your business or personal website. Drupal. Drupal also has a very large learning curve.

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

ProBlogger

Drupal: Sophistication and usability in one package. Robust is one way of describing Drupal. Both the White Houses website and the British governments site, data.gov.uk , utilize Drupal, which provides a sophisticated means for delivering video, text and images in a user-friendly design. The following are the top reasons for using Drupal:. Drupal is built to provide a stable performance with a great deal of content versatility.

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Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Site

SocMed Sean

For those using a content management system like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla the work has been done for you through the development of the CMS admin console. Blogs Social Media Tech best practices blog content management drupal joomla security usability wordpressToday’s guest blog post comes from Erik Gaandt, who has written this article for WhoIsHostingThis.com – see here for their iPage review results.

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Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. I’ve schlepped around with Drupal for about 4 or 5 years, but am not a guru- are you? Technorati Tags: drupal , free , Online Communities , open atrium , OpenSource , social intranet , social network. Online Communities social networks drupal free open atrium OpenSource social intranet social network

Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

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Drupal – PHP/SQL. Tags: free web design tools amaya bluefish cassandra content management system cyberduck drupal ez publish filezilla fireftp free software gimp graphics html inkscape joomla kompozer magento moveable type mysql notepad++ open source os commerce perl php postgresol prestashop python ruby spree sqlite web design winscp wordpress Everything a web designer needs for free: Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair.

Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20

The Marketing Blog

Chapman’s latest podcast episode at Managing The Gray features friend, Drupaller & co-worker Noel. Home About In the Media SmallBizPod – Episode 56 Asian Entrepreneurship News from Other Blogs October 18, 2007.6:51 51 am Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20 Jump to Comments C.C. Noel talks about his project Luck of Seven and in particular answers seven questions in the podcast. Listen to the episode right away by clicking here.

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Xtees.com - A Unique t-shirt selling hub

The Marketing Blog

22 am Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub Jump to Comments Last week was quite interesting as I spent most of my time fiddling around with testing and installation of Drupal on local network. Home About In the Media Services & Tools for Bloggers OSSCamp Summer Edition June 18, 2008.3:22

All your best content may now be considered fake news

Socialmedia.biz

When I finally port Gerris over to something, it’ll probably either be to Drupal or WordPress. I t’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms. As lines are being drawn, it’s time to make sure all your hard-wrought creative work lives on your own blog or website instead of on someone else’s.

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Web Analytics that Stand Out from the Crowd

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This image shows how people that visits the company site are interested more in WordPress and Drupal, than in Magento. Still, Seevolution makes up for that by developing plugins for some of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) and eCommerce Storefront solutions on the web such as WordPress, Magento and Drupal.

What the heck are social media consultants and what do they do all day?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Consultants use content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress or Drupal to publish without web support. Social media consultants are not masters of the dark arts. Nor are they only those bearded hipsters who never look away from their iPhone. They are highly-qualified professionals with specific digital marketing and communications skills and experience. Here’s a look at what they bring to a job. They are strategic advisors.

Discover Marketing Technology Used by Leading Companies

Cody Ward

Drupal – website content management. Have you ever wondered what technology the most innovative and successful companies are using to power their platforms, foster collaboration among their employees, or market their products and services?

Leverage Multi-Social Media Platforms to Tell Stories

Direct Marketing Observations

The advent of open source blogging platforms like a Drupal or a WordPress, and the creativity that Youtube has allowed, have given users the ability to tell these rich verdant stories of their lives, our lives, and the myriad ways in which they touch us and we connect with them. The emergence of transmedia storytelling over the past decade has lead to or created some unique opportunities in social media.

Cranberry Launches PeoplePond.com Search Engine Optimization for People Service

Bill Hartzer

A Drupal plugin is expected soon. Using the Drupal plugin, you can display your complete PeoplePond profile on websites that you own. Cranberry , a company led by led by Internet visionary David McInnis (formerly of PRWeb ), has launched PeoplePond , an Internet service that provides search engine optimized (SEO) profiles and online identity verification services for individuals.

Web Design Or Development: What’s the Difference?

Small Business Mavericks

At the very least, you should be familiar with WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal. Small business owners often confuse website design with website development. While they are similar, they are completely different tasks. Here’s a little discussion on how they are different. What Web Designers Do. Web designers are the beauticians of the Web. Their job is to make websites look beautiful. This requires a certain set of skills in both graphics and coding.

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How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you want a scalable solution with plenty of feature options, Drupal is a great open source solution that requires some custom programming. For an out-of-the-box community, Acquia, one of the most influential companies in Drupal, put together a package called Drupal Commons that builds off on Drupal but requires no custom programming. This is a guest post by Michael Silverman. The social web has opened the communication floodgates.

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Supercharge Your Sales Funnel Velocity With Content

Convince & Convert

Acquia , a SaaS company that helps organizations manage their CMS platforms, consistently offers informative webinars on Drupal, the open-source Web content platform that is the backbone of Acquia’s offering. After Drupal’s major upgrade to its eighth version last year, Acquia has been offering webinars on how to best use the new set of Drupal tools—a great example of lead nourishment, even if it’s a bit technical for this humble marketer.

Tips For Creating An Awesome Website

The Realtime Report

It’s also not as simple as being able to say WordPress or Drupal, etc. Tips For Creating An Awesome Website. Whether you need a website for your business, or it’s just for personal use, there are many factors to consider. is the best website content management system to use because it all comes down to how you will be using your website. Lets look into this in a bit more detail.

How Many Ways Can You Design A Website?

Small Business Mavericks

There are open source systems like Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal. 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. Though, most of them are still using HTML 4 in the midst of a massive revolution toward HTML 5.

UGC, Sponsored Are The Two New Nofollow Link Attributes Introduce By Google

BeingOptimist

Also, comments in most popular CMS like WordPress, Drupal or Magneto are already Nofollow link by default, so here, the link does not pass any of the link equity, link juice or the page rank from one page to another. Google is one of the top search engines in the world, and it is continuously upgrading the search engine to understand the behaviour of the links. That is why they have recently launched two more nofollow link attributes that is UGC and sponsored.

30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

Forget about Blogger, Drupal, etc. Everyone wants to be a blogger. After eight years at it, I know something about digital storytelling. I wrote the below list in 2013 and recently updated it, providing a primer for people who determine if blogging is right for them. Choose a name for your blog. Pick a name that is connected with your goals and one that is memorable to the ear and finger. Buy a domain. Self-host your blog via WordPress.org.

The Lowdown on Making Your Site Mobile-Friendly

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If you are using content management systems like WordPress and Drupal, you may also want to try out some of the plug-ins that have been developed that create a mobile-friendly version of your website. Some of the plug-ins and tools that are available include WPtouch, WordPress Mobile Edition, Wptap, and for Drupal there is the Mobile Plugin for Drupal as well as OSMOBI, which also works with Joomla.

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Scribe SEO for Wordpress

Janet Fouts

You can also use Scribe with other types of sites and here are videos for Scribe for Joomla , and Scribe for Drupal too. I thought I knew quite a bit about search engine optimization until I found this nifty new tool called Scribe. Even though I optimize sites for search engines as part of my daily duties, it can be tedious and there is always more to learn. Unless you do this for a living it’s probably not the central part of your day now is it?

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Click me: Bing Webmaster Tools and Google Webmasters — also, if you don’t have an SEO tool for your site, look into Yoast SEO for Drupal or Yoast SEO for WordPress. And, even then, you need to learn about how to make your slow-ass database-backed websites, your WordPress or Drupal or whatever site, faster through caching. Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site. Do you use a CDN? Do you blog?

What Blog Platform Do You Use Most? [POLL]

ProBlogger

Drupal. It’s been a couple of years since we ran a poll here on ProBlogger about the blogging platform that readers are using, so I’m keen to see the results on this one. What Blog Platform Do You Use Most? MovableType. WordPress.org (Self Hosted). WordPress.com (Free Version). TypePad. Blogger/Blogspot. Livejournal. Expression Engine. Joomla. Other. View Results. Please answer for the platform you use most if you have multiple blogs (one selection per person).

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

Like IA, there are WordPress and Drupal plugins that can help to convert your web content to News Publisher format as well. Guest Post by Jim Dougherty. What is distributed content and why should you know about it? A huge challenge to integrated communications is to maintain a consistent message across multiple platforms. Yet with social media platforms, oftentimes messaging is controlled by the user. But I’m probably not telling you anything that you don’t already know.

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2012 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Tim Ware, owner of HyperArts , a Web shop that specializes in WordPress and Drupal CMS, Facebook Tab development, and SEO. This is a guest post by Tim Ware. Although the rollout of Timeline met with a lot of resistance from those used to the previous interface, over time we’ve all realized that it offers much more control over the visual branding of pages than ever before.

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Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Click me: Bing Webmaster Tools and Google Webmasters — also, if you don’t have an SEO tool for your site, look into Yoast SEO for Drupal or Yoast SEO for WordPress. And, even then, you need to learn about how to make your slow-ass database-backed websites, your WordPress or Drupal or whatever site, faster through caching. Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site. Do you use a CDN? Do you blog?

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. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0. Pinterest 1. 1 Shares. As a beginner, it is tough to decide which platform to use for the development of a website or blog.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Cody Ward

This means they need a content management system such as WordPress, SharePoint, Joomla, or Drupal. For maybe the first time in history, there is a surplus of technology and strategy to help advance both sales and marketing of a business, while at the same time a lack of resources and understanding to utilize it to its fullest capacity.

Publishing Content Beyond Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

You can also install different content managers into the one site, for example Drupal, WordPress and Joomla can live happily side-by-side. Most online businesses publish content in two places – their website and their blog – it’s a standard online marketing strategy. You will often see references to publishing content in article directories, Facebook, HubSpot, Squidoo and perhaps even on other blogs as a guest author.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

No one expects a social media consultant to be a graphic designer or web developer, but having experience in using website content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress or Drupal is important. Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. They should also have some basic design skills to bring to marketing and communications projects.

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Live Blogging - OSS Camp Delhi 08-09 September 2007 @ Day 1

The Marketing Blog

It’s by Mir Nazim and is about Drupal and its best practices. Gud start he’s talking about using the CVS code and says don’t just download abruptly from drupal website. well that is one of the best examples of websites using Drupal. Mir has also beautifully addressed on the community aspects of drupal and using Drupal as a CMS for websites. Today Noel, a renowned Drupaler rejoices when he meets fellow folks from the community.

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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. Blog successfully and you cam smile all the way to the bank. Your website traffic will grow, your company will flourish, and your reputation could swell to the point where business finds you. Bloggers like Michael Arrington rake in up to $800,000 per month ! But it’s not quite that simple. In order to achieve success, there are things every blogger must have – things you can’t blog without.

Why Livefyre Is The Best Blog Comment System Evah

Waxing UnLyrical

Livefyre also has plans to shortly (most likely by the end of March) introduce integration with Drupal, Typepad and Blogger (it already supports WordPress, Joomla and open web install). This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series. If you publish a blog, there are three things I want to tell you today. I’ll give you the short version, and then the long version. Short version.

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10 Tips To Grow Your Online Business With MilesWeb Reseller Hosting

BeingOptimist

Apart from the above-mentioned features they also provide a one-click installer tool from which you can install various applications such as CubeCart, Drupal, phpBB, Oxwall, Joomla, WordPress, etc. In comparison with other types of hosting, reseller hosting is fairly easy to start. The primary aim of reseller hosting is to focus on ideas instead of spending time on building the server infrastructure and maintaining it.

Web Lead Tracking Explained: How to Get High Quality Leads with the Internet

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

We use Drupal’s Mollom module , which uses a 50-point inspection to identify spammers, is activated when the user submits the form. This is a guest post from Brad Shorr. . A lot of entrepreneurs and midsize firms say they “get a lot of web leads.” However, when asked if they know the source of the leads, they have only a vague idea – and sometimes, no idea at all. How can you tell where to direct your marketing efforts if you don’t know where your leads are coming from? You can’t.

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Scribe SEO Deal Closes November 5

ProBlogger

While it can’t create valuable, reader-focused content on your behalf, Scribe (a great Plugin for WordPress, Joomla and Drupal) can help you with the other three tasks in this list. Scribe SEO ’s special Step Up deal is about to close. If you haven’t taken advantage of it yet, time is running out. According to Scribe, “SEO is not rocket science … You know you have to create valuable, reader-focused content, and also: You’ve got to do keyword research.

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value

ProBlogger

If you have a large content library powered by Drupal , you have options. Dooce’s Q&A section was built in Drupal. Among the most popular of the modules available for Drupal websites is the Advanced Forum module. This guest post is by Michael Silverman of Duo Consulting. As bloggers, we’re constantly obsessing over ways to extend our reach to more people. We hover over every scrap of information about promoting our blogs and expanding our audience.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

He is also a professional writer and blogger, with a particular interest in the open source Drupal platform. The following is a guest post from David Murton. To truly appreciate social media and the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, the consumer must first remember the wireless networks' distant and humble beginnings. In the year 1888, Heinrich Rudolf Herz generated the world's first radio wave.

3 Ways Your Experience Can Help You Sell Your Services

Convince & Convert

He has experience with WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal, the three most popular CMSs of the web, which makes him a subject expert on the topic. One of my favorite sayings, often repeated by my granny, was that she didn’t get gray hair lazing around in the sun. It was mostly directed at my dad whenever he tried to trick her into believing something. I’ve been at the receiving end a couple of times, too.

12 Tips To Become The Perfect Technical Writer

Kikolani

Neerav Mehta is the CEO & Founder of Red Crackle , a Drupal development company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The last decade has witnessed a paradigm shift in the way technical writers are dealt with in the software industry. There is a clear recognition of the fact that writers should play an integral role in projects. It’s no secret that a well-documented project is likely to be better received by the target audience.

10 Tips To Grow Your Online Business With MilesWeb Reseller Hosting

BeingOptimist

Apart from the above-mentioned features they also provide a one-click installer tool from which you can install various applications such as CubeCart, Drupal, phpBB, Oxwall, Joomla, WordPress, etc. In comparison with other types of hosting, reseller hosting is fairly easy to start. The primary aim of reseller hosting is to focus on ideas instead of spending time on building the server infrastructure and maintaining it.

Is Your Website Prepared For Mobile Traffic?

Small Business Mavericks

If you have a blog and use WordPress or Drupal for example, install plugins or modules that will make your blog easily accessible from mobile devices. One of the biggest changes in Internet use over the last two years has been the traffic coming from mobile users. It was interesting to read statistics this week related to the income of Microsoft and Apple over the past 12 months.