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  • The 2015 WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal Infographic

    The 2015 WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal Infographic

    When it comes to content management systems, there are three very popular names. There is WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. Each of course has their own pros and cons, but which one is best? If you ask a hundred different people, you will answers from all across the board. 

    Jamie from makeawebsitehub.com has created a comparison of these "three big CMS beasts". We've attached the infographic at the bottom of this article, but you can also visit Jamie's website for an image with higher resolution. 

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: August 25, 2015

  • Top 5 Big Data Visualization Plugins for WordPress

    Top 5 Big Data Visualization Plugins for WordPress

    Not only for the larger enterprises dealing in 'big data' projects, the significance of data analysis and representation holds true even for a budding online startup venture. Simply finding the best wordpress hosting company and building an eye-catching business website may not be enough for attaining success. You need to effectively research and analyze the behavior of your customers for planning your business strategy in the right manner. That's where a data visualization tool comes in to the picture.

    There are individuals who may not have the technical expertise to analyze loads of data or may not be trained as data scientists, but Data Visualization tools can provide them a readily evident way to comprehend the findings and help them to arrive at meaningful conclusions. That's the ultimate objective behind visual representation of data.

    For analyzing data and determining the best ways to represent it on your WordPress website, here's a collection of five awesome data visualization tools which can serve the purpose well.

     

    By CMS Report
    Posted: August 20, 2015

  • CMS Security 2015: Top 5 Security Tools for WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla

    CMS Security 2015: Top 5 Security Tools for WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla

    WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla power three-fourths of the world’s CMS-based websites. Here are a few simple steps and a list of favorite security add-ons to help keep your website secure.

    By CMS Report
    Posted: August 06, 2015

  • A Look at WordPress and Drupal for Creating Websites

    A Look at WordPress and Drupal for Creating Websites

    It goes without saying that both WordPress and Drupal are two of the biggest open-source content management systems available today. It’s also well known that WordPress has garnered a bigger user base since its inception in 2003, with a current user base that’s nearly 10 times that of Drupal.

    Just like every other technical debate, there are proponents and opponents to each side. And for web designers who have yet to form an opinion or make a decision, there are compelling arguments for and against each platform. However, rather than consider popularity only, a wiser scheme might be to examine how each CMS performs against the key design factors, and then make the best decision for each client’s business, away from any personal biases.

    Ultimately, the debate can be condensed into the level of user skill. Drupal comes with more features, making it an awesome platform if you know how to navigate around it, but there is also a higher learning curve that some find frustrating. WordPress, on the other hand, is much simpler to navigate, use and customize, but has less features. Let’s examine a few factors in detail.

    By CMS Report
    Posted: July 10, 2015

  • It's all about WordPress 4.2 and 4.2.1

    It's all about WordPress 4.2 and 4.2.1

    Last week, when WordPress announced that Version 4.2 was available, I planned to take my time upgrading my site. Then word came that WordPress 4.2.1 was made available. Sure enough, WordPress has provided a critical security release for all previous versions of their CMS and the developers were strongly encouraging WordPress users to update their sites immediately. Apparently, the WordPress team were made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability which could enable commenters to compromise a site. 

    The good news is that updating your WordPress site to 4.2.1 also gets you all the brand new features found in the just just-released WordPress 4.2. WordPress is branding this major version upgrade as the one to help you communicate and share, globally.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: April 29, 2015

  • Uncle Sam Wants You To Update Your WordPress Plugins

    Uncle Sam Wants You To Update Your WordPress Plugins

    In times of war, you may be asked what you can do for your country. In modern times, your country may be asking you to do your part by updating your WordPress plugins.

    The United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), through the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), issued a public service announcement last week recommending website administrators to update their Wordpress sites. More specifically, the bureau wants you to update your third-party WordPress plugins.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: April 15, 2015

  • WP Engine launches in EMEA to continue fast growth journey

    WP Engine, a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, has officially launched in the EMEA market. Located within Second Home, the newest innovation hub in the heart of Tech City, the company has ambitious plans to grow quickly and install itself as a leading light in the London tech scene.

    By RealWire
    Posted: February 16, 2015

  • Zend Makes Z-Ray Toolkit Available for PHP, WordPress, Drupal, Magento

    Zend, the PHP Company, today announced the immediate availability of Z-Ray, the ultimate PHP debugging and productivity solution for real-time visibility into PHP application and framework code. Z-Ray’s “X-Ray vision” inside PHP requests also encompasses several common applications and frameworks including WordPress, Drupal and Magento. Z-Ray, included within the developer-centric Zend Server 8, offers unprecedented, in-context visibility inside apps, showing exactly what happens to construct each page. Z-Ray empowers developers to quickly write and deliver quality code, detect and fix issues earlier, and collaborate with operations staff to resolve production problems faster.

    By CMS Report
    Posted: January 13, 2015

  • CMS Report's Top 10 Content Management Stories of 2014

    CMS Report's Top 10 Content Management Stories of 2014

    Welcome to the last article of 2014. This year, CMS Report published over 280 articles related to content management systems, content strategy, business strategy, and information technology. So do you want to know which content management system articles were our most popular? Below the fold are the top ten stories of 2014 that we posted here at CMSReport.com.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: December 31, 2014

  • Bryan Ruby: Social Media Killed My Family Website

    Bryan Ruby: Social Media Killed My Family Website

    For the first time in 15 years, my family doesn't have a website to call their own. In January 2000, I registered the domain Bryansplace.com. This was the first website I ever built outside of work and it became a sandbox for me to express my interests as well as a way to seek personal growth. From handwritten HTML pages into Frontpage to a number of CMSs, the software and content at Bryansplace evolved as my life evolved.

    Bryansplace.com was the website where my girlfriend and I announced our marriage to the world. As a married couple, we eventually publicly announced the birth of our son via the site. This domain was the site where I talked about camping, computers, and my latest beer recipes. It wasn't all about me either. My wife showcased her photography for the first time online via  our family website. This was also the website my son learned how to navigate the Drupal content management system and talk about his gaming skills. Bryansplace.com was synonymous with "family news". Despite how much I valued the domain, last week I unceremoniously killed the website.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: November 15, 2014

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