[thelist] which open source CMS?

Khurt Williams khurtwilliams at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 11:38:19 CDT 2004

See also http://www.opencms.org/opencms/en/

On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 21:42:36 -0400, robertm-list @ rmdesign. com
<list at rmdesign.com> wrote:
> On 19-Oct-04, at 3:30 PM, Theodore Serbinski wrote:
> > So I think I've decided on Mambo as my CMS of choice to use on all
> > future projects and it seems to have the biggest user base out there.
> Mambo is good. One possible issue, it seems to be limited to only a
> couple levels of organization.. categories and sections I believe. If
> you need subsections, there may be a third party plugin I don't know.
> It doesn't have much in the way of photo handling capabilities. For
> example, captioning a photo is not possible. There is a plugin for
> Gallery.
> As a graphic designer, I have to add I've only seen one Mambo website
> that didn't look amateurish. There are plenty of really awful looking
> templates for sale. WordPress or Movable Type aren't what you are
> looking for, but they have some nicely done templates.
> But overall, Mambo is easy to use and seems to be good for small
> businesses and individuals.
> http://www.cmsmatrix.org/ may not be entirely up to date but does a
> good job of summarizing features. Most other cms sites seem to mostly
> have drek posted by developers or ecstatic users.
> hth
> robert mcgonegal
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