Most websites these days have massive amounts of content that must be managed for the smooth functioning of the site. The role of this falls to content management systems, or CMSes. There are several free CMSes out there that are used all over the web. Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. According to Drupal’s own statistics, over a million websites run this CMS package. Even more interesting, Drupal is preferred by sites that have high traffic numbers. However, 60 million sites run WordPress making it by far the most popular free CMS package.
In this article, we will explore what are the advantages and disadvantages between Drupal and WordPress, and which CMS should you choose for your business or personal website.
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WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. Not only is it used by almost a quarter of new webmasters, it’s also the system of choice for 17% of Alexa’s top one million sites on the web. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. The answer is that there are a number of SEO techniques you can use that are especially effective for WordPress sites.
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Everything a web designer needs for free:
Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair.
There are several useful free and open source applications available for download that allow you to do everything from designing the graphics for your site to editing blog posts.
This list is not comprehensive, but rather provides the categories for each step of website management, as well as open source examples of tools you can use.
Special thanks to 34sp.com dedicated web hosting for their insight.
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