[Chugalug] Open Source CMS

Rod-Lists rod-lists at epbfi.com
Thu Aug 8 08:01:25 UTC 2013


So Lee what books do you recommend?
Especial on drupal shell and themes.
I do know just about all look and feel issues in drupal can be tackled one of three ways, CSS, PHP, and ( here I go rick perry on everyone).

----- Original Message -----
> Not Joomla because Joomla is really pretty awful underneath.
> Pretty enough on the outside, spaghetti logic on the inside. What do
> you expect of a fork of Mambo?
> 
> Wordpress is good if your use cases hits what Wordpress does. But
> it's
> also a massive security hole unless you really work at it - as others
> have said. Wordpress is a blogging engine with other stuff tacked on
> after the fact.
> 
> *Cough* Disclaimer - I run a Drupal shop. I also run the Chattanooga
> Drupal Users Group.
> There is a learning curve to Drupal, it's not that bad.
> You can do way more with Drupal than you can with pretty much any
> other system.
> The Drupal community is amazing.
> www.drupalcampchattanooga.com Nov9th 2013 - I'm running it.
> 
> You initially said you needed to customize a CMS. If that is so then
> there really is only 1 choice. Drupal.
> You use Drupal to build the custom CMS you need. It makes no
> assumptions of what you need it for, but therefore does require more
> initial configuration at the beginning to customize it to your needs.
> More power is more complex - but its not that much more complex to
> set
> up really.
> 
> You can give me a call if you need Drupal pointers or help if that's
> what you pick to use in the end.
> 
> (If you only need something really simple, the power of Drupal will
> overwhelm you.)
> 
> Lee
> 
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> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Andrew Pierce <foomonkey at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I agree on the Wordpress thing. I have some custom PHP sites and
> > the error
> > logs are full of wp-admin, wp-login, etc. Script kiddies love that
> > shit.
> >
> > I'm not against Drupal but again, why not Joomla? Learning curve
> > isn't
> > supposed to be as steep as Drupal.
> >
> > -Andrew
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 3:40 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> I' m leery of wordpress. I ran a Drupal site for a few years and
> >> notice a
> >> lot of script kiddie activity that was trying Word Press exploits.
> >> It is the
> >> Windows of the CMS world with all that entails,good and bad.
> >> Doesn't mean
> >> you can't run a secure WP site. Just make sure the hatches are
> >> batten down
> >> good.
> >>
> >> Drupal does have a curve. But it can handle the traffic the
> >> Grammy's
> >> website and MTV Europe get.
> >> And it is secure enough for Whitehouse.gov.
> >> It also has it's version of distro's that might already have
> >> solved your
> >> issues.
> >>
> >> Rod
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Short answer: it depends.
> >> >
> >> > My short recommendation:
> >> > 1) Never use Joomla
> >> > 2) Use Wordpress if you don't need a lot of customizations and
> >> > aren't
> >> > techsvvy. Its great for starter sites, blogs, etc...
> >> > 3) Use Drupal for larger, more complicated websites. It requires
> >> > a
> >> > higher learning curve but you can do more with it at the end of
> >> > the
> >> > day.
> >> >
> >> > Perhaps more to come when I'm not on my phone...
> >> > On Aug 7, 2013 3:01 PM, "Andrew Pierce" < foomonkey at gmail.com >
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I have the need to use and customize a CMS. So, Drupal, Joomla,
> >> > or
> >> > something else?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Thanks
> >> > Andrew
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