CMS Applications

CMS, or Content Management Systems, are ready-made website applications that you can install on your host to quickly get you up and running. They're perfect if you have little web programming experience but want have your own website. Typically they allow you to select a theme or basic look and start publishing content to the web. Here we will discuss some of the CMS applications available today.

Using ExpressionEngine for your cms

ExpressionEngine is a new area of interest for me here at tgcdesign. The previous version of this site was running on EE version2.1.3 and was my first attempt at designing a fully integrated cms site that I did not program myself. While others may be easier to use for the layperson, EE offers a developer a completely new world of possibilities. ExpressionEngine is a commercial product with three licensing levels, Freelancer, Non-Commercial, and Commercial.  The Freelancer license would be … [Read more...]

Trying out CMS Made Simple

I was recently approached by a Ham Radio club in the southern states to provide a quote for web development. I visited their site and looked at what information they currently had. The existing site was written using FrontPage and the code was a huge mess. My first thoughts were that they really had no content and a LOT of pages to show it in. In this article I describe how I used CMS Made Simple do draw everything they had into a new, modernized, completely manageable website that they could … [Read more...]