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

Idaconcpts

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. Drupal. Winner: Drupal (barely).

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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. The following are the top reasons for using Drupal:. If youll be posting new content around the clock from many contributors, Drupal will give you an effective means for doing so.

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.

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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 wordpress

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Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

Idaconcpts

Drupal – PHP/SQL. Everything a web designer needs for free: Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair.

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?

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Drupal , Joomla , and LAMP - Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl/PHP/Python are also mentioned as examples of donation social economies. Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online.

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

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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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Web Analytics that Stand Out from the Crowd

Idaconcpts

This image shows how people that visits the company site are interested more in WordPress and Drupal, than in Magento.

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.

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?

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. This is a guest post by Michael Silverman. The social web has opened the communication floodgates.

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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.

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.

The Lowdown on Making Your Site Mobile-Friendly

Idaconcpts

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.

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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. I don’t mean to get personal here, but do you have a leaky sales funnel?

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.

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Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

Can’t make #12NTC? Watch the Online Livestream!

SocialFish

LIVESTREAMED SESSIONS - Picturing Your Data is Better Than 1,000 Numbers: Data Visualization Techniques for Social Change. / Building and Supporting Drupal Websites: In-House, Outhouse, or Both? -

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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. Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site.

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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.

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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 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?

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.

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. Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. Follow the tips below to speed up and clean up your site.

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.

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?

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.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Cody Ward

This means they need a content management system such as WordPress, SharePoint, Joomla, or Drupal.

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.”

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How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks

Convince & Convert

Drupal. Startups are notorious for maximizing everything they have to grow their businesses.

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.

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.

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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.

Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Bear in mind that different people will bookmark the same site for different reasons: I might bookmark Terminus 1525 as a great example of a Drupal site, while you are saving it as a link to young Canadian artists. Jump to Content. Jump to Navigation. Jump to Footer. Search: TechSoup Home.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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).

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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Best Responsive Web Design To Boost Your Online Business

Kikolani

The popular mobile-friendly plugins for Joomla are JoomlaShine and Responsivizer, and Drupal has MobileTheme and ThemeKey.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & a Cute Cat Commercial

Kikolani

27 best looking free Drupal 6 themes. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a Japanese cat commercial, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. How I really built a blog with 6,500 subscribers. Don’t hit it big unless you’re ready for it. How I built a blog with 6,500 subscribers. 20 reasons why you need to start guest blogging.