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The Ultimate Guide to CMS

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO X. | CMS Website creation and maintenance has long troubled non-designers when it comes to building functional and visually stimulating sites. Enter the Content Management System (CMS). CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CMS) CMS is a web program that allows users to create, modify and maintain content from a single interface. You install the software on your web host's server, then use your browser to log into your website and use the software to manage the content. Those with more advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, etc. can get even more use out of CMS. Working with a CMS allows less experienced website creators and non-designers to create functional pages and update them periodically without having to depend on back-end developers. Unlike site builders, CMS allows individuals to quickly redesign their sites or easily change web hosts if necessary as well as create an online community for site visitors, which can encourage repeat web traffic. PLATFORM USAGE OF THOSE WHO DO, 20.3% USE WORDPRESS WITH CMS MARKET SHARE OF 58.8% 3.2% USE JOOMLA WITH CMS MARKET SHARE OF 9.4% 2.0% USE DRUPAL WITH CMS MARKET SHARE OF 5.7% 0.6% USE TYPO3 WITH CMS MARKET SHARE OF 1.6% W3TECHS REPORTS, 65.6% OF WEBSITES DO NOT USE A CMS SYSTEM THEY MONITOR 0.4% USE PRESTASHOP WITH CMS MARKET SHARE OF 1.1% WORDPRESS PRICING EASE OF USE Free and open source. There are also commercially supported GPL themes where users can choose to pay for the theme or support for the theme but still operate under a GPL license. WordPress takes less than 5 minutes to install, offers one-click installation, and some web hosts offer tools to automatically install WordPress for you. Detailed guides, forums, FAQ, blogs, workshops, and even the WordCamp conference are all available resources to help users with WordPress. WORDPRESS Web hosting not included. (A free WordPress blog is a less flexible alternative) FEATURES STATS TE TechCrunch 186 M :→ 4 B CNN GIGAOM The number of monthly page views Over 27,000 plug-ins to customize and add functionality. across all WordPress sites has risen from 186 million in 2007 to more than 4 billion Currently powers over 66 million websites, including high profile websites such as TechCrunch, CNN, and GigaOM. in 2013 10.9% of Top 10k Websites, 43.9% of Top 100k Websites, and 51.74% of Top Million Websites use WordPress. It is estimated nearly 1 in 5 sites run on WordPress (18.9% of the web) WordPress hosts blogs written in over 120 languages, the top 3 being English (66%), Spanish (8.7%), and Portuguese (6.5%). Over 2.000 themes to choose from. JOOMLA PRICING EASE OF USE Joomla! Offers a guide for absolute beginners. Free and open source. Web hosting currently not included, but provides information for other hosting ..because open source matters Community forum and resources available. sites. FEATURES STATS Core Joomla framework enables developers to quickly and easily build. 7777777 주 주주 User management to configure personal options & authentication. TTTTTT TTTTTTTTTT Content Management features both WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor and pre-installed modules. TTTTTTTTTT Over 200,000 community users and Over 35 million downloads. contributors. DRUPAL PRICING Free and open source. Web hosting currently not included. EASE OF USE Drupal Extensive guides, documentation (including entire books), forums, events, and chatting on IRC. Find additional help in the marketplace listing Drupal services, hosting, training, and books. FEATURES STATS Install modules and themes to customize and extend site. Almost 700 distributions provide pre-configured installations, allowing you to quickly setup a fully featured Drupal site. Community of 630,000+ users and developers. Over 24.000 modules and 18.000 Almost 1 million sites currently report using Drupal. themes available. TYPO3 TYPO3 PRICING Free and open source, enterprise level. Web hosting currently not included. FEATURES EASE OF USE Offers an introduction package that guides users through the installation and setup with basic template and customizable starter pages. Built on an API-driven extension Additional download packages available, as well as IRC, forum, wiki, mailing list, tutorial videos, documentation, and certification. framework that offers unlimited flexibility for developers. Offers a WYSIWYG editor. STATS Almost 6,000 extensions available. Flexible designs, simple site structure, drag and drop editing, and easy templating help to make it easy to use. Multi-site management - control multiple sites & shared users with one central installation. A true international system, Typo3 offers 51 language versions. There are around 70,000 registered developers in more than 80 countries using Typo3. PRESTASHOP PRICING EASE OF USE Free and open source, aimed at online shops. Documentation, forum, tutorial videos, developer's guide, and designer's guide available. 500,000 active community members and growing. $399 $699 $1,399 PRESTASHOP Offers paid technical support options at $399/year, $699/year, and $1,399/year. STATS Web hosting not included, offers discounts with partnered hosting provider. FEATURES Offers flexible shipping modules integrated with major carriers and unlimited destinations. Available in 56 languages and used in stores in over 150 countries. Offers 18 integrated payment methods and one-click installation for your online store. Includes a user-friendly product catalog builder and stock/inventory management. Supports over 150,000 stores with 3,500 downloads per day. 3,500+ modules and themes to choose from. Customize templates, informational pages, and product displays. Winner of the 2011 Open-source Business Application Award. CONCLUSION Choosing the best CMS for your business ultimately depends on the needs of your business and the resources (both time and money) that you have to devote to using it. SOURCES bluehost.com http://lypo3.org https://drupal.org http://wordpress.org http://www.joomla.org http://www.prestashop.com http://trends.builtwith.com/cms http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/content_management/all http://venturebeat.com/2013/07/27/19-percent-of-the-web-runs-on-wordpress http://www.thesitewizard.com/gettingstarted/difference-cms-site-builder shtml ונ םםם

The Ultimate Guide to CMS

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