Reader Input: Picking A CMS – Part 2

In The Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 On the quest for the perfect CMS (Picking a CMS Part 1), I've decided to switch focus a little bit. New Standards As you guys can see, I've had way too much on my hands to do a thorough job on … [Read more...]

Content Management Systems

What is a Content Management System? Here's a little background. Lots of websites have dynamic content. Meaning, the content is located in a database, usually MySQL, and they are simply dumped into a web template when the page is viewed. That way, if … [Read more...]

phpBB vs. SMF

A blog entry at Ask MetaFilter stirs up an interesting comparison, one which I should have covered a long time ago since it directly affects the way I work. I'm not trying to stir up a Windows vs. Unix type debate but am interested in your … [Read more...]

Hebrew Joomla Success Story

Asaf Sabag, a Hebrew webmaster finds success with Joomla. Joomla! roadmap is what convinced me to stick with Joomla!, the next version of Joomla!, due to release very soon will have an improved RTL support and more important 100% UTF-8 compatible, … [Read more...]

Joomla Book In The Works

In February of 2006, we should expect the release of a new Joomla Book entitled Building Websites with Joomla!. I'm curious to see how much they pack into this one. There is another book by the same author, Building Websites With Mambo : A fast … [Read more...]

Bad First Impression for Joomla

A new Joomla user over at Soho Cascade seems to be having a bad first impression of the Joomla CMS. Basically, he's been having some problems with the templates: I sent an email to this company wondering what the problem might be and asking for a … [Read more...]

Nail in The Coffin – Mamboserver.com Hacked

In what can only be described as very embarrassing Mamboserver has been hacked. The open source content management system that lost it's entire development team and the vast majority of the community not so long ago has today had it's web site … [Read more...]

Joomla! 1.0.4 Security Release Out

Joomla! 1.0.4 [ Sundial ] is out today. It covers a number of security issues: Critical Level Threats Potentional XSS injection through GET and other variables - Affects all previous versions of Joomla! and Mambo 4.5.2.3 Hardened SEF against … [Read more...]