[thelist] Simple CMS alike Wordpress instead of iWeb

Raoul Snyman raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
Wed Jan 30 03:36:47 CST 2008

Stefan Schwarzer wrote:
> I am looking for a CMS which is as simple to use and customize as
> Wordpress is for blogs (although it could be used as well for a really
> minor static site; but this wouldn't be an option for me, I think) and
> which would give me a reason not to use iWeb.
> My wife wants (me) to develop a website for a very small NGO; just a
> couple of pages about what they are doing, when they have some
> activities, and a profile of each of the persons involved. I would use
> iWeb as it is really simple to use - my wife can deal with it after some
> minor instructions.
> But they are thinking of offering the site in different languages. And
> that would be a bit more difficult to deal with when using iWeb -
> although still feasible.
> But if there would be a simple CMS - I myself use Wordpress, which I
> find very easy to use, for different blogs; and I had something like
> this in mind -, than that could be a more elegant solution...
> Thanks for any hints.

I would suggest Drupal. While it's not quite as "simple" as Wordpress
(it goes about things a different way, that's all), it's got some good
i18n modules and due to it's modular approach, you can add functionality
to the site later on if you need to.

Raoul Snyman
Saturn Laboratories
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