Re: CMS? Web site? WordPress?

Subject: Re: CMS? Web site? WordPress?
From: Mike McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 08:33:26 -0500

Unless you're talking about hundreds of users to start with, you need not
bother with WordPress MU; plain WP v2.9 will do fine. WPMU is the code
behind WordPress.com, handling thousands of unrelated sites. User setup is
pretty easy, and permissions are not as complicated as Drupal (though you
may want Drupal's granularity; I'll guess there's a WP plugin for that,
though).

Mike

Mike McCallister
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On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 5:00 AM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 1:55 AM, David Neeley <dbneeley -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > At present, you'd probably want to use WordPressMU (for "multi user"),
> > since it is designed for multiple blogs from the get-go. When version
> > 3.0 is released within the next few months, the distinction between
> > WordPress and WordPress MU will cease to exist--the multi-user
> > features are being folded into the single product.
> >
> >
> I was going to say the exact same thing. Depending on the complexity of
> your
> needs, Wordpress could suit you just fine. I've also thought about adding
> the Pods plugin to provide the equivalent of Drupal content types.
>
> <snip>
>
> Before you begin the project, map out the entire site architecture and
> determine the number of different content organization types you will need.
> That will drive both your site construction, and your CMS choice.
>
>
>
>
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Re: CMS? Web site? WordPress?: From: David Neeley
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