[thelist] Searching for a Light Customer Friendly CMS System

Rob Agar robagar at westnet.com.au
Wed Feb 1 16:27:23 CST 2006

hi Jose

Personally, I like Seagull (seagull.phpkitchen.com), as it's open source 
php. But if you have stick that need shaking there are plenty more at 


Jose Hurtado wrote:
> Friends,
> Many times I find I repeat myself, designing websites for customers, and
> adding a blog area.
> Ideally I would like to have a full CMS, but simple enough for a client to
> use.
> I've tested Textpattern... it is OK, but may be too complicated for a
> client, and no WYIWYG editor.
> I heard about Django, using Python code, but haven't really tried it yet,
> and is yet another scripting language to learn.
> Basic functions needed would be:
> - WYIWYG sections
> - Ability to control access to areas of the site
> - User updateable
> - CSS / Web standards friendly
> - Free or very affordable
> - Open source if possible, ideally GPL
> Any alternatives would be greatly appreciated!
> Jose L. Hurtado
> Web Designer / Canada

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