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A Deeper Look at Magnolia's Open Suite Approach

A Deeper Look at Magnolia's Open Suite Approach

By Kaya Ismail August 23, 2014 Articles and Editorials  Comments

When hunting for a new web content management system, exploring your options can feel exhilarating. After all, with new software, comes new possibilities.However, things take a serious turn when it comes to assessing the flexibility of your short-listed platforms in terms of integration options.Most businesses will be looking at a long list of tools that need to be integrated with their new CMS.… Read More →


Announcing this year's nominees for the 2014 People's Choice CMS Awards

Announcing this year's nominees for the 2014 People's Choice CMS Awards

By Mike Johnston August 18, 2014 Articles and Editorials  Comments

It is with great pleasure that I share with you the amazing products that you selected as nominees for a 2014 People's Choice CMS award.Here is a complete list of all nominees in all categories (with links to their websites so you can learn more).Don't forget to cast your vote as well  (and be entered for a chance to win a brand new Chromebook!).… Read More →



4m Downloads & 4 Ways WooCommerce + Wordpress Make Magic

4m Downloads & 4 Ways WooCommerce + Wordpress Make Magic

By Joel Bronkowski August 14, 2014 Articles and Editorials  Comments

Just a week ago our free ecommerce plugin for WordPress hit 4 million downloads. WooCommerce has quickly become a major player in the world of ecommerce and while download milestones are always exciting, to have the growth spelled out with the help of popular technology growth tracking tool, Builtwith.com, was even better. We're now able to monitor the number of active sites using WooCommerce and see that this number went from 50,000 to 381,000 in the past year. Good news for us, but also for WordPress.We often refer to WordPress as our lifeblood.… Read More →


CMS Wars - Which CMS' Should be First?

CMS Wars - Which CMS' Should be First?

By Mike Johnston August 6, 2014 Articles and Editorials  Comments

An interesting idea came to fruition from the comments on my popular, WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are NOT the Best CMS post.The idea was to pit a number of solutions against one another for a specific use case. I think this is a great idea and I'd like to ask all of you which CMS you'd like me to start the series with?Pitting different content management systems against one another in specific scenarios is a great way to identify the strengths of the various products on the market.… Read More →


WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are NOT the Best CMS

WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are NOT the Best CMS

By Mike Johnston July 30, 2014 Articles and Editorials  Comments

As popular in name as these three open source CMS are, the fact of the matter is they are simply NOT the best CMS on the market. I realize that this statement may upset people in their camps but it is a statement of fact.For years, people's honest intentions have been doing these content management systems a disservice by blindly recommending them for everything under the sun just to help them gain more popularity and a larger user base. What they don't realize, however, is this type of action does more to hurt the projects name than to help it (in most cases).… Read More →



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