[OT] CMS suggestions?
cliff at develix.com
Mon Aug 10 06:35:57 MSD 2009
On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 18:14 -0700, Cliff Wells wrote:
> This discussion is quite old and completely moot. I switched the Nginx
> wiki to MediaWiki some months ago.
Sorry, wrong discussion :P
> On Sat, 2009-08-08 at 15:18 +0100, Joe Aston wrote:
> > I couldn't agree more. Plone/Zope is a beast.
> > If you're looking for something PHP based, I can't recommend Symphony
> > enough: http://symphony-cms.com.
> > Nothing else in the PHP world matches it in terms of flexibility.
> > On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com>
> > wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 19:39 +0100, Nuno Magalhães wrote:
> > > >> - php-based
> > >
> > > Because right now i know a little PHP, so if a PHP-based CMS
> > happens
> > > to crash or if there's something i might want to change,
> > i'll know
> > > what i'm looking at when i open the hood.
> > >
> > > > For this and other reasons, we usually prefer Plone
> > (Python-based,
> > > > www.plone.org).
> > >
> > > Which would mean i'd have (or want) to learn Python. It's on
> > my list,
> > > but not checked yet. Plus, this is obviously my opinion, i
> > feel
> > > scripting languages make much more sense than programming
> > languages as
> > > far as web-content goes. I like how PHP is embeded in HTML
> > and
> > > vice-versa, makes sense to me.
> > >
> > > I've barely explored Python, though, but i'll check out
> > Plone.
> > Plone runs on Zope, which is pretty much the opposite of
> > "lightweight".
> > It's huge and slow (although quite powerful if you want to
> > dedicate a
> > goodly portion of your life to learning it).
> > You won't be able to handle any significant amount of traffic
> > without a
> > dedicated server (better yet, two dedicated servers, one
> > server running
> > Squid as a caching proxy in front of a Zope cluster on the
> > other
> > server).
> > If you want lightweight and easy, I'd stick with a PHP blog or
> > CMS
> > (although you'll want to be *very* wary of security flaws)
> > *or* if you
> > are willing to learn Python (pretty easy), I'd consider using
> > a lighter
> > Python framework such as Pylons or Turbogears.
> > Cliff
> > --
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