Drupal: a modular CMS for social publishing and more

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The CMS, Drupal, was created by Dries Buytaert as a simple message board and over time has developed into one of the largest content management systems in the world. It’s known for its enormous community which is constantly working on extensions. What other advantages does Drupal offer?

Plone – the secure and user-friendly CMS

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Experts consider the open source CMS, Plone, to be one of the best systems for developing web presences for public institutions. This is partly due to the CMS’s high security standards, but also because of its web-accessible nature. Sites set up with Plone CMSs are readily available for users at any time.

TYPO3 – an extensive content management system

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TYPO3, while lesser-known in the US, is one of the most popular content management systems in Europe. This is because the CMS offers endless solutions for web design, although it is quite complex to use. As part of our series on content management systems, we will take you through a comprehensive guide of TYPO3, to find out who it is suited for and which plugins and functions the software offers.

OpenCms: a user-friendly in-browser content solution

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OpenCms isn’t used exclusively for creating internet pages; it’s also often employed in the intra and extranet. The content management system is easy to use and offers many helpful and uncomplicated functions for creating page content. Find out more here about the advantages of this relatively unknown CMS.

Joomla – the open source CMS in profile

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Over the past few years, Joomla has established itself as one of the most popular content management systems. This is thanks to its extensive basic functions and large number of extensions developed by the Joomla community. Its functions and design modifications give Joomla projects the crucial final flourishes and even enable you to run an online shop on this open source CMS.

CMS without database: the simple solution for small web projects

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Do you know any content management systems without databases? These simple CMS systems are usually free, can be downloaded online, and can often be extended and adjusted to the user’s needs. Despite these advantages, are simple CMS platforms really a serious alternative to the classic CMS giants Drupal, Joomla and Typo3, which are linked to databases such as MySQL or MariaDB?

WordPress: The CMS for more than just blogs

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The CMS WordPress started out as a popular tool for blogs. Since then, it has developed into the world’s most prominent content management system. Due to its high profile as market leader, the demands on WordPress’ functionality are great. Is the CMS up to the task? Find out in our comprehensive WordPress review.

The most important WordPress terms explained

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From back ends to widgets: if you are new to WordPress, you may have been confronted with lots of unknown terms. Many users come across some puzzling terms even as early on as installation. To be able to set up your website without a hitch and join the community it definitely helps to understand the most important WordPress terms.

Neos: from successor to competitor

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As work began on the overhaul of TYPO3 4.x in 2006, none of the participants anticipated that an independent content management system would develop from this project. Both systems, Neos and TYPO3 CMS, have meanwhile opted to split. Developers believe it’s a step in the right direction, but aren’t certain what the future holds for both applications.