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Drupal not listed as an alternative to WordPress

Anthony Myers (@xanthonysfx) , from CMSWire, recently posted an article listing “Five Alternatives to WordPress.” His list was really interesting. First, he openly left off Drupal, putting Plone there instead. I really like Plone but I would have to say that …

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Legacy reports available

If you read Content Here through RSS or just follow links to individual articles, you may have missed my new publications page. In addition to listing some articles that I have published on other sites, the publications page now includes reports that I used …

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Comparison Between Drupal and Django

This article comparing Drupal to Django is pretty old but I just noticed it. There is a nice summary in the conclusion:
Drupal represents a middle ground between framework and CMS that we’ve chosen not to take. Drupal is far more capable than a CMS …

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The Onion’s Migration from Drupal to Django

There is a great Reddit thread on The Onion’s migration from Drupal to Django. The Onion was one of the companies that I interviewed for the Drupal for Publishers report. One of the things I mention in the report is that The Onion was running …

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Designing for Drupal

Nica Lorbor, from Chapter Three, has a great post on their highly optimized Drupal design process. In the article, Nica shows how they start from a Drupal template that has roughly 25 common named elements (some native Drupal, some not) that can be styled …

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Is Drupal the right platform for whitehouse.gov?

By now, most people have heard that whitehouse.gov has been migrated over to Drupal. Apparently, the administration has built a level of comfort with the platform with its experience using it for recovery.gov. While the Drupal community is doing high fives all around …

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The Drupal Divide

Recently there has been a lot of chatter about friction between the designers and developers within the Drupal community (see posts by Earl Miles and Greg Harvey). The Drupal community is huge and dynamic and is bound to have various skirmishes as members with …

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Drupal Panels Tutorial

Readers of the Drupal for Publishers know that Drupal lacks a native system for associating different page layouts for different sections or pages on a site. Sub-layouts are typically implemented with conditional logic in the template code (page.tpl.php). The Drupal Panels module puts …

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Drupal for Newspapers

Readers of Drupal for Publishers know that Drupal has been very successful in the small to medium newspaper market. In fact, the Newspapers on Drupal group is assembling a list of modules commonly used by newspapers. This effort has been going on for some …

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New Report: Drupal for Publishers

Note: because this report no longer covers the current version of Drupal, it is available for free on Scribd: Drupal for Publishers
Florence, MA (April 21, 2009) — Content Here is pleased to announce the availability of a new report. Drupal for Publishers, is the …

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