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).

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.

Trending Sources

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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? -

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?

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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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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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.

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 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.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Drupal. Great picture and post on the Information Overload Paradox : The post talks about the issue of overload: I can certainly consume more content than I could two decades ago, but no matter how much content is available, I can’t consume much more.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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Nurture Your Pinterest Audience With These Fabulous Tools

The Social Media Hat

If you're using Drupal, you can add an image field of your own and simply edit your theme's CSS to hide that field with display:none. Social Media Nurture Your Pinterest Audience With These Fabulous Tools. These Tools Can Help You Reach A Wider Audience More Efficiently On Pinterest.

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Drupal (as used by Whitehouse) has a bunch of social scorecards – if you are considering running your intranet on Atrium, a possible addon? Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0

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.

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.

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.

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.

Favorite Social Media Management Tools for Small Business

Convince & Convert

Pros : Supports Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs (WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Typepad, Squarespace, Drupal), Flickr, Bit.ly, YouTube, and reviews sites like Yelp.

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?

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Open Source is a feature, not a benefit

The Way of the Web

We wouldn’t have GNU Linux, Ubuntu, Apache, Drupal, and we’d all be using Internet Explorer without the option to switch to Firefox or Chrome. Open source is a wonderful thing.

Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

For me these include Drupal and Ghost, which are both very easy to install. In early 2007 I fell asleep on a bus home from college. I had a weird dream that I saw Jane Copland, Rebecca Kelley and Rand Fiskhin (all of SEOmoz at the time) sitting at the front of the bus.

The Complete Solo Build It! Review - An Insider’s Perspective

The Social Media Hat

I've built sites using Geocities, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, PHP-Nuke, GoDaddy, Joomla, Drupal, Wix and WordPress. The Complete Solo Build It! Review - An Insider’s Perspective.

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.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Dell Embraces Tablets and the Cloud iPhone Coming to Target Retail Stores Drupal Founder on Why Open Source is.

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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?

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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.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

mashable.com

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