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Joomla! versus WordPress 2013

I teach journalism students to use both Joomla! and WordPress. I spend more time on WordPress as my general feeling is that WordPress has improved over the years while Joomla! has stagnated somewhat. Two years ago Web Designer magazine commissioned me to write a feature about Joomla!. It was part of a series of articles […]

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WordPress News Site – based on PRiNZ BranfordMagazine 2.51

A NEWS SITE USING PRiNZ  BranfordMagazine 2.51 I  created a news site for level journalism students using WordPress and  PRiNZ BranfordMagazine 2.51 template. From a user-perspective it looks pretty good, although it's less flexible than Joomla! at the back-end. There are many other news-stye templates that you can tailor to meet your needs. (See Revolution […]

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WordPress versus Joomla! – which is best for a news site?

WORDPRESS FOR A "NEWS" SITE? WordPress just seems to be getting better and better all the time. Like Joomla!, WordPress is free and there is plenty of online community support.  Like many people, I thought that WordPress only produced sites that look like blogs. In fact designers have been coming up with templates that look […]

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WordPress News Site – PRiNZ BranfordMagazine 2.51

A NEWS SITE USING PRiNZ  BranfordMagazine 2.51 I  created a news site for L1 students using WordPress and  PRiNZ BranfordMagazine 2.51 template. From a user perspective it looks pretty good, although it’s less flexible than Joomla! at the back-end. There are many other news-stye templates that you can tailor to meet your needs. (See Revolution […]

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Choose the best free CMS, good advice in ,Net magazine.

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 […]

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