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<blockquote>Effectively, "PHP CMS" here means { Drupal, Mediawiki, WordPress }. Below is mostly 2011 or earlier.</blockquote>
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<h1>''cf:'' [[C-Liu]]</h1>
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<h1>About CMS <font size=2> and what you need to support your web in general ....  
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </html>[[Resume|<font size=2 color=navy><b>to my Resume Portal</b></font>]]<html>
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<h1>About <a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_content_management_systems title="like langs, CMS is a contentious choice">CMS</a> <font size=2> and what you need to support your web in general ....  
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<div align=right></html>[[Resume|<font size=2 color=navy><b>to my Resume Portal</b></font>]]<html></div>
 
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     <blockquote>A <a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PHP><font   
 
     <blockquote>A <a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PHP><font   
     color=navy>PHP</font></a> Content Management System (CMS) such as Joomla or Drupal&sup1; provides a backend for your web. <a href=http://concrete5.com><font color=blue>C5</font></a>, <a href=http://typo3.org><font color=blue>Typo3</font></a> are among <a href=http://phpxref.com/cms/><font color=navy>others</font></a>&sup2;. </blockquote>
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     color=pink>PHP</font></a> Content Management System (CMS) such as Joomla or <a href=http://drupal.org>Drupal</a>&sup1; provides a backend for your web. <a href=http://concrete5.com><font color=lime>C5</font></a>, <a href=http://typo3.org><font color=lime>Typo3</font></a> are among <a href=http://phpxref.com/cms/><font color=lime>others</font></a>&sup2;. Many modern programming languages have applications that more or less fit in this category and my experience and practice are not limited to PHP but this page is. Why PHP? See <sup>4</sup>.  
    <h2><a href=http://everyjuan.meansofproduction.biz/c5><font size=4 color=green>Tour the C5 sample site.</font></a> <font style="background-color: yellow" size=2> (&larr; login <b>there</b> as 'admin' with sent pw. <i>Note: IE 6 and older Safari not supported&sup3;</i>)</font></h2>
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        <blockquote>A strong point of C5 is the entire site is <a href=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WYSIWYG><font color=navy>WYSIWYG</font></a> editable. If possible please reverse any
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</html>''See also'' [http://cmsmatrix.org cmsmatrix.org], a comparision site.<html>
        edits you make. If you need a guided tour call me</blockquote>
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     <h2>Hosting, Performance, Development, and Maintenance</h2>
 
     <h2>Hosting, Performance, Development, and Maintenance</h2>
       <blockquote>Performance is largely a function of your hosting <a href="javascript:openWin('/aboutHosting.html');"><font color=purple>(<i><b>more...)</b></i></font></a>.
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       <blockquote>Performance is largely a function of your hosting <a href="javascript:openWin('/aboutHosting.html');"><font color=cyan>(<i><b>more...)</b></i></font></a>.
         Monthly support provides a basis for development and maintenance <a href="javascript:openWin('/aboutSupport.html');"><font color=purple>(<b><i><u>more...</u>)</i></b></font></a> .</blockquote>
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         Monthly support provides a basis for development and maintenance <a href="javascript:openWin('/aboutSupport.html');"><font color=cyan>(<b><i><u>more...</u>)</i></b></font></a> .</blockquote>
 
     <h2>The Look and Feel of Your Site</h2>
 
     <h2>The Look and Feel of Your Site</h2>
         <blockquote>CMSes generally come with some themes installed and with the exception of C5 all those mentioned here have numerous publicly available free and priced ones that can be used. If you want a custom look and feel developed for your site, you can either hire or graphic artists to work with me for that
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         <blockquote>CMSes generally come with some theming mechanism and numerous have pre-prepared publicly available free and priced ones that can be used. In practice, if you want high-end custom look and feel developed for your app/site, you will need to hire a graphic artist/design shop for that. You can probably save yourself time and money by nailing down the software first. See also UI/UX Resources.</blockquote>
            purpose, give me your specifications, or find some theme or template from the many available and I will apply to create a new C5 theme for you however
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     <h2></html>[[E Commerce and other Integrations and Customizations]]<html></h2>
        I am not a graphics artist.</blockquote>
 
     <h2>E Commerce and other Integrations and Customizations</h2>
 
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          You may want to have a package such as <a href=http://www.magentocommerce.com><font color=blue>Magneto</font></a>, <a href=http://juan.ai-integration.biz/osC/catalog><font style="background-color: lime" color=blue>osCommerce</font></a>, etc. integrated into your app. This can be done and in such a manner that visitors to your site will see it as seamless. However the integration of these packages will be superficial and this will be apparent to you in backend. VirtueMart is free but requires Joomla/Mambo. Volusion is not open source software but rather a priced service like PayPal, Amazon, etc. We are developing an advanced integrative framework but it not applicable to commercial contract work at this time so the integration performed here is simple to make the front end apply correct transactions to the backed systems.</blockquote>
 
 
     <h2>How long and How much?</h2>
 
     <h2>How long and How much?</h2>
         <blockquote>Depending on how much custom software development as little as 5 biz days if you only want a core CMS with a standard integration package for a minimum 2 months of the maintenance service (see PayPal link in the left navigation for current price). <blockquote>
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         <blockquote>The standard enterprise business case is for AKPMSPRNT to implement a core metaphor base </html>[[C-Liu|C-&#x516D;]]<html> app in DS but something with WP may be done in a couple of days. See the Rate Chart.
This covers one package integration, say Joomla, Drupal, or C5 with (e.g.) osCommerce and a minimal theme development. Includes hosting and support as described in the underlined purple link above. To start a project for this go the PayPal page and make a donation for twice the amount shown for monthly support. You can initiate your regular monthly support at the end of the first two months.
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</blockquote> I generally provide a fixed cost quote and timeline if you choose me as developer for your custom software development project.</blockquote>
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     <h2> Are there any sites using this? </h2>
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     <h2>Is there one you are committed to maintaining?</h2>
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           <blockquote>Yes, C-&#x516D; integrates CodeIgniter, Drupal6/7, Magento and arbitrary other PHP packages as FLOW3 packages in my framework. </blockquote></font>
        <a href=http://schoolpulse.com><font color=blue>This uses C5</font></a>,
 
        <a href=http://lemonade.com><font color=blue>this uses prior version (C4)</font></a>,
 
        <a href=http://indie911.com><font color=blue>this uses C3</font></a> .
 
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     <h2>Are you doing any development with this?</h2>
 
           <blockquote></html>[[C-Liu|<b><font color="maroon">C-Liu</font></b>]]<html></blockquote></font>
 
 
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&sup1; &nbsp; &nbsp; I've used both in paid work<sup><a href=http://www.houghtonintl.com>A</a>, <a href=http://bu.edu>B</a>,  <a href=http://surfingnosara.com>C</a></sup>.  The Typo3 site has a <a href=http://typo3.com/Highlights.1629.0.html><font color=blue>cogent graphic of the whole CMS space</font></a> and <a href=http://www.steptwo.com.au/papers/kmc_evaluate/><font color=blue>here</font></a> is a link to a a CMS evaluation procedure.<br>
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&sup1; &nbsp; &nbsp; I've used both in paid work<sup><a href=http://www.houghtonintl.com>A</a>, <a href=http://bu.edu>B</a>,  <a href=http://surfingnosara.com>C</a></sup>.  The Typo3 site has a <a href=http://typo3.com/Highlights.1629.0.html><font color=blue>cogent graphic of the whole CMS space</font></a> and <a href=http://www.steptwo.com.au/papers/kmc_evaluate/><font color=blue>here</font></a> is a link to a a CMS evaluation procedure.<br/>
&sup2; &nbsp; &nbsp; Each, however, has its strengths and weaknesses. </html>[[WordPress|<font color=blue>WordPress</font>]]<html> is more of a blogging package than a CMS but a blog is content and TextPattern may be better for this. Joomla/Mambo and Drupal are the most popular PHP CMSes.<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; C5 is WYSIWYG using jquery AJAX and has a good core design whence its selection as our current default base PHP CMS.<br>
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&sup2; &nbsp; &nbsp; Each, however, has its strengths and weaknesses. </html>[[WordPress|<font color=blue>WordPress</font>]]<html> is (2013-Q2) a blogging package rather than a general purpose CMS but a blog is content it or TextPattern are great for brochure sites. Joomla/Mambo and Drupal are the most popular general PHP CMSes.<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; C5 is WYSIWYG using jquery AJAX and has a decent core design. The last I counted there were at least a 100 PHP CMSes alone.<br>
&sup3; &nbsp; &nbsp; Concrete5 has informed me they will not support IE6. I may do so however, I don't here in my domains but this is different. Safari 3 or better should be on any Mac, I was just late in upgrading.<br></blockquote>
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&sup3; &nbsp; &nbsp; Concrete5 and others state that they will not support IE6. I may do so however, I don't here in my domains but client work is different. Safari 3 or better should be on any Mac, I was just late in upgrading.<br>
<b><font color=red>Note: this service offering currently has little or nothing to with the use of this domain or items in the navigation to your left, except of for my resume portal and the PayPal page.</font></b>
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<sup>4</sup> &nbsp; &nbsp;No reason, I can work with web packages in Java, Smalltalk, .Net, Lisp, Haskell, and Ruby, but this page oriented to the PHP market. </html>See also [[Encyclopaedia Galactica]].<html>
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Revision as of 23:09, 4 February 2019

2019-02-04 Update

Effectively, "PHP CMS" here means { Drupal, Mediawiki, WordPress }. Below is mostly 2011 or earlier.

cf: C-Liu

About CMS and what you need to support your web in general ....        

A PHP Content Management System (CMS) such as Joomla or Drupal¹ provides a backend for your web. C5, Typo3 are among others². Many modern programming languages have applications that more or less fit in this category and my experience and practice are not limited to PHP but this page is. Why PHP? See 4.

See also cmsmatrix.org, a comparision site.

Hosting, Performance, Development, and Maintenance

Performance is largely a function of your hosting (more...). Monthly support provides a basis for development and maintenance (more...) .

The Look and Feel of Your Site

CMSes generally come with some theming mechanism and numerous have pre-prepared publicly available free and priced ones that can be used. In practice, if you want high-end custom look and feel developed for your app/site, you will need to hire a graphic artist/design shop for that. You can probably save yourself time and money by nailing down the software first. See also UI/UX Resources.

E Commerce and other Integrations and Customizations

How long and How much?

The standard enterprise business case is for AKPMSPRNT to implement a core metaphor base C-六 app in DS but something with WP may be done in a couple of days. See the Rate Chart.

Is there one you are committed to maintaining?

Yes, C-六 integrates CodeIgniter, Drupal6/7, Magento and arbitrary other PHP packages as FLOW3 packages in my framework.

¹     I've used both in paid workA, B, C. The Typo3 site has a cogent graphic of the whole CMS space and here is a link to a a CMS evaluation procedure.
²     Each, however, has its strengths and weaknesses. WordPress is (2013-Q2) a blogging package rather than a general purpose CMS but a blog is content it or TextPattern are great for brochure sites. Joomla/Mambo and Drupal are the most popular general PHP CMSes.
      C5 is WYSIWYG using jquery AJAX and has a decent core design. The last I counted there were at least a 100 PHP CMSes alone.
³     Concrete5 and others state that they will not support IE6. I may do so however, I don't here in my domains but client work is different. Safari 3 or better should be on any Mac, I was just late in upgrading.
4    No reason, I can work with web packages in Java, Smalltalk, .Net, Lisp, Haskell, and Ruby, but this page oriented to the PHP market. See also Encyclopaedia Galactica.