Posts Tagged ‘CMS’

Do you need a CMS like Drupal?

May 3rd, 2011 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment 5 comments
Do you need a CMS like Drupal?

How do you know when to choose a content management system as a foundation for your Website, and how flexible should it be? There could be many different reasons to choose this path, but I believe the most important reason is that we are humans and we get ideas and change our minds – often. How do you best plan for future needs without being overwhelmed right now by features you do not need right away? If you think your Website is just going to be an online business card, and only that, you may wonder, why would you need a… View full post »

Why I Use Drupal as a CMS

March 1st, 2011 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment 2 comments
Why I Use Drupal as a CMS

People often ask me why I choose Drupal as a publishing platform for my clients. The first and most important reason I can think of is the flexibility and ease of adding complex features to the site without programming. Just a few years ago it would have taken weeks of programming to add a feature like “User Relationships” or “Workflow” to a Website. Creating the specifications for such a feature would take hours, possibly days of time and energy, and in many cases a client may not know exactly what functions they want before the site is built. Drupal… View full post »

Optimize Drupal: 5 Simple Steps

March 1st, 2011 Leave a comment
Optimize Drupal: 5 Simple Steps

Drupal, along with Joomla, is one of the heavyweights in the CMS realm today. It is feature-filled, robust, and customizable with tons of user-created modules that enhance and add functionality to it. It is also, however, subject to that CMS problem that plagues every sysadmin: Speed. CMSs like Drupal suffer from being complex pieces of software; the number of functions and queries the system uses is far greater, naturally, than a straight HTML page or a simple PHP site. As a result, the performance may suffer, especially when running on a VPS or shared hosting and responding to many hits per… View full post »