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Drupal Gardens – The Best Free Website?

Just came across this – Drupal Gardens – http://www.drupalgardens.com/ Like Ning, but using Drupal. More like WordPress.com really, but using Drupal. Many people have a free website for their personal blog or business. Generally they opt for WordPress.com, Blogspot.com, Google Sites or just make do with a Facebook page these days. Drupal is an open source…

The Drupal Content Management System

I have recently been playing around with Drupal, which is a free open source content management system. At first glance Drupal looks rather complicated, as there are many standard modules, even more optional modules that are developed by other users, plus a vast array of configuration settings, all of which make Drupal very customisable, but…

Chosing between an open source CMS and a home grown one

By Dick Stanley, software architect. There are so many open source CMS (content management systems) around these day, that a web designer no longer needs to build their own. However, building your own will have some advantages. Open source CMS’s include the likes of Joomla/Mambo, Drupal, Smarty and Pligg to name but a few. WordPress…