So you’ve installed Joomla! CMS on a server – well done! But the bare CMS alone isn’t going to be that useful. It really is just an empty shell that needs to be tailored for your particular needs. This process will involve the installation of a template (or perhaps a few templates), working out sections […]
Those looking for a decent content management system (CMS) for a website [quick tip: look at open source before opening your wallet] should check out the current issue of .Net* Magazine [Issue 177 / July]. *Note: The magazine is known as Practical Web Design outside the UK. It has some good general advice, roughly translated […]
Quick video from Drupal Rocks which showcases some Drupal-based journalism/news sites, the free CMS. Tons of big names are using it, including Playboy in Germany! The video is small, but you can make it full size by clicking on it. Drupal Rocks Newspaper and Journalism Websites from Drupal Rocks on Vimeo.
Would Xaraya make a suitable platform for our university news website? A couple of days ago, I put a call out for comments. The extent of my knowledge about Xaraya can be written on a very small postage stamp. Thankfully, Dan (aka Baraboom) from the excellent Xaraya development site Xarigami.com came back with a few […]
Xaraya or Joomla? We created our journalism news site using Joomla! CMS. A few weeks ago, I went up to visit BBC Sport Interactive. Having seen the CMS its journalist use, I feel pretty confident that our students are getting a good grounding in ‘real world’ working practices. But I’m just wondering if we should […]