Category: CMS

Enterprise Web CMS – Gartner Magic quadrant

Gartner Magic Quadrant Summary We at Macronimous started working with Custom CMS using ASP (Active Server Pages) during 2001. Then we moved to WordPress by Automattic, Joomla and Drupal (by Acquia)which you see  in visionaries. It has an open source self-hosted version, which is widely popular due to its easy of use and the support community that offers plugins and themes that make the development and implementation low-cost. However, things are different in Entreprise CMS. Sitecore is dominant …

Great WordPress Plugins for every WordPress website (2016)

(Note: This blog was originally written 3 years ago, and we decided to update them once in a year from now on. I know there are people who hate plugins and there is another set, who love to explore plugins. ) WordPress is undeniably one of the most sought-after platforms for bloggers. It is enriched with loads of user-friendly and feature-rich applications that are second to none. Every user loves WordPress for its uniqueness, inclusiveness, and extendibility. Being …

Joomla: A Quick Guide

Joomla! is a free, open source content management system and web application framework that is used to distribute content online or an intranet. Written in PHP, Joomla employs object-oriented programming, software design patterns and uses MySQL as its database program. Joomla’s feature-rich interface includes RSS feeds, blogs, polls, page caching, international language options and the ability to modify the CMS with many different extensions. These extensions can equip Joomla with almost unlimited, constantly evolving functionality, as any developer …

Upgrade to WordPress 3.0 – Few simple steps to do it yourself.

Last weekend, we have upgraded this Blog system to WordPress 3. It went well without any troubles, as expected. Our team shares few simple steps to do it yourself. 1. Download WordPress 3.0 from the URL wordpress.org/download. And before you install make sure you have access to the FTP client and MySQL database 2. Create a subfolder in your domain root folder and upload unzipped WordPress 3.0 files to the subfolder. Create a database for new WordPress version on …

4 Things you should let your web development client know

Not all the web clients are tech or web savvies. Many times you should pave them their success path online. Here are few a list of 4 important things which you should let your client know, if they trust your web development skills. <b>1. Flash:</b> When they ask for a fully flashed website, let them know the adversity it might make. By doing this you are helping them to establish the right online presence. Unless your client is Coca …

Why Cubecart?

Many of our customers who look for Ecommerce solutions find Opensource solutions to build cost effective and they like what we recommended, Cubecart!  There are reasons: 1. Easy to customize (skin based)which in turn keeps the cost low. 2. You can bring a great look and feel with skins, you can make the site look like a complete custom design. No footsteps of Cubecart would be visible. 3. PHP programmers like it. – Clean code structure, easy to …

Is your opensource CMS flexible enough to accommodate your custom design?

In a survey, by the Information Architecture Institute, 47.6% of people says “My CMS is not flexible enough to accommodate my design”, as a key issue they face with many Opensource CMSs available in the market. This made me  think about the truth behind this. What prevents them from making a great design for their CMS driven site? Is it the CMS they’ve chosen or the customization skills they lack? When we offer consultation for Opensource CMS selection, …