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: WordPress.

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.

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Installing WordPress. Choosing a Great WordPress Theme.

Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

Idaconcpts

Drupal – PHP/SQL. WordPress – The same company that offers the popular free blogging service, also distributes their software for free. Everything a web designer needs for free: Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair.

Scribe SEO for Wordpress

Janet Fouts

Here’s a video I put together to show you how it works on a post and what I do when I use it in Wordpress. You can also use Scribe with other types of sites and here are videos for Scribe for Joomla , and Scribe for Drupal too. Tags: Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools Plugins Seo Wordpress Wordpress SEO I thought I knew quite a bit about search engine optimization until I found this nifty new tool called Scribe.

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Discover Marketing Technology Used by Leading Companies

Puzzle Marketer

Current ranking is… WordPress – website content management. Drupal – website content management.

Why Livefyre Is The Best Blog Comment System Evah

Waxing UnLyrical

Then it turned out that the Livefyre plugin was causing some problems with the WordPress Editorial Calendar plugin which I also use and love. I strongly suggest you check it out, particularly if you publish a WordPress blog. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

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. If you’re not already experienced with blogging/publishing platforms, I would always start with WordPress.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Puzzle Marketer

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

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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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.

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

Convince & Convert

Yoast is an easy WordPress plugin that helps you optimize your open graph data as you write your blog posts. Jacek Blaut pulled together a list of open graph plugins and extensions you could look into to help you out: WordPress SEO By Yoast. WordPress plugin from Facebook.

Essential HTML for Bloggers Part 1

ProBlogger

From the venerable WordPress , TypePad and Drupal to other great tools, such as Habari , Typo3 and CushyCMS amongst others. So in this two-part series, using the WordPress visual editor, I’m going to take you through a HTML for Bloggers Introductory Course.

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.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Drupal. WordPress. That said, if you already have one of these, let’s say a WordPress based blog/site, then it may make sense to look at some plug-ins, reblogging, widgets that help with this process.

WordPress Plugins that Make Your Blog Comments Social

ProBlogger

This post will focus on these plugins—specifically I will be focusing on WordPress plugins (sorry Joomla, Drupal and Tumblr people! Some of these pugins will work with your platform but I’m focusing on WordPress today). This is a cloud-hosted comment system, wich means that your comments are hosted on the Disqus platform, and by adding a plugin to WordPress you can show those comments alongside your posts. Facebook Comments for WordPress.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

ZevenSeas and Sharepoint: What Dan showed us, in prototype was a module – or whatever Sharepoint calls plugins (Wordpress) and components (Joomla!) – which allowed Leaders to set badge names and criteria for meeting that badge.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Wordpress blogging platform has people donating plugins or using money donations to have work done. Here is a typical widget from Wordpress 3rd party developers which allows bloggers to ask for donations on their blog, and uses PayPal as the backend for donations across the online community.

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

There is also an official Instant Article WordPress plugin as well as many third-party plug-ins that help you to easily publish to IA. Like IA, there are WordPress and Drupal plugins that can help to convert your web content to News Publisher format as well.

Tips For Creating An Awesome Website

The Realtime Report

It’s also not as simple as being able to say WordPress or Drupal, etc. You can usually get a decent shared hosting package for around $5 per month and WordPress hosting is a very popular choice with small businesses. Tips For Creating An Awesome Website.

Nurture Your Pinterest Audience With These Fabulous Tools

The Social Media Hat

If you're using WordPress, the Social Warfare plugin will give you a specific field where you can upload the Pinterest image. 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.

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

Viper Chill

If you’re using WordPress, the simplest way to hide most of your RSS information is to go to Settings >> Reading and limit the number of posts that show in your feed to one. Don’t Rely Solely on WordPress. In early 2007 I fell asleep on a bus home from college.

Open Source is a feature, not a benefit

The Way of the Web

Without it, this blog wouldn’t exist ( WordPress ) and I wouldn’t have access to a great Photoshop alternative ( GIMP ), or clients like Jigoshop , for example. The success of WordPress came from quick and simple self-hosted online publishing.

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.

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.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

mashable.com

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip!

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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.

Publishing Content Beyond Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

In fact, you are not restricted to installing one copy of WordPress on your site – you can install as many as you require. 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.

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip!

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value

ProBlogger

If you’re on WordPress, you can integrate popular forum software like bbPress. If you have a large content library powered by Drupal , you have options. Dooce’s Q&A section was built in Drupal. This guest post is by Michael Silverman of Duo Consulting.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Drupal. I’ve been using {Movable-type|WordPress} on {a number of|a variety of|numerous|several|various} websites. Is there a way I can {transfer|import} all my wordpress {content|posts} into it?

Marketing Marvels – Build Remarkable Content Marketing Hubs with Uberflip

Convince & Convert

Like you could actually publish, as opposed to WordPress or whatever you’re using, Joomla or Drupal, you could actually make Uberflip your whole CMS in theory. What we see a lot of people use is they’ll use WordPress or Joomla or Drupal for the static pages on their website.

Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

I’m {looking|planning|going} to start my own blog {in the near future|soon} but I’m having a {tough|difficult|hard} time {making a decision|selecting|choosing|deciding} between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

WordPress Hack. WordPress Attacks. Some popularly used structures / sites include: Custom collaboration groups with platforms such as BuddyPress , Drupal, etc. In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search.

194: 5 SEO Tools for Bloggers

ProBlogger

Darren: The number one advice that everyone always gives when it comes to SEO tools is install Yoast, the plugin for WordPress. Yoast is probably the most used in that category. Originally, it was only available for WordPress. I think there’s been a Drupal version as well. I would usually, for a WordPress site, not let Google index archives, tag pages, and for some sites categories as well but that depends on how you’re using categories.

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