These tools provide the flexibility to configure and design your business website. User friendliness, ease of configuration, and a wide array of tools and components gets you up and running quickly.
Simultaneously, your visitors will have an engaging, feature rich, enjoyable user experience. Along with being distinguished web based software solutions, they are absolutely FREE to use, and can be hosted on Windows and Linux servers.
WordPress is an open source blogging platform and content management system used to deliver dynamic and engaging content to visitors of websites that were built using it.
Along with claiming that an astounding 25% of the world's websites were built using WordPress, they also tout the follow features as its main selling points:
Get online and get publishing, quickly!
You can create any type of website you want, make your website beautiful with themes, and extend it's functionality and usefulness with plugins.
Create Posts and Pages, format them easily, insert media, and with the click of a button your content is live and on the web.
Allows you to create accounts with specific permissions, so you can delegate employees to update your website, make blog posts, and other tasks on your behalf.
Quickly and easily upload images and media to WordPress. Drag and drop your media into the uploader to add it to your website.
WordPress is optimized for search engines right out of the box.
Your website will work in today’s browsers, while maintaining forward compatibility with the next generation of browsers.
There are 2 default themes available with the option to browse thousands more for you to use in creating a beautiful website. You can also purchase and upload WordPress themes and install them with a click of a button.
Add complex galleries, social networking, forums, social media widgets, spam protection, calendars, fine-tune controls for search engine optimization, and forms.
WordPress's comment tools give you everything you need to be a forum for discussion and to moderate that discussion.
WordPress has always been easy to install and upgrade. Most web hosts offer a simple 1 click installation process.
Drupal is a web content management system as well as a customizable platform that is used among global enterprises, governments, higher education institutions and non-governmental organizations. Drupal seems to take pride in how extensible and customizable their platform is.
Main selling points for Drupal include:
Drupal's scalability means it can manage the largest, most high-traffic sites in the world.
Build responsive webistes and also create web applications that delivery an optimal user experience, regardless of what device they are using.
Drupal integrates easily with a wide ecosystem of digital marketing technology and other business applications.
Being open source software, there is a vast community that provides countless eyes and ears to help keep Drupal sites secure. The open source community behind Drupal can be relied on to identify vulnerabilities and deliver patches automatically to protect your websites and your business.
Essential tools for content creation and publishing, like a customizable WYSIWYG editor for content and marketing pros. Authentication and permissions for managing editorial workflows as well as content.
Create the right content architecture using the Admin Interface or do it programatically.
Manage many sites across your organization, brands, geographies and campaigns on a single platform.
Use Drupal to create a solution that supports your specific business needs. Drupal creates a foundation for limitless solutions.
Built on technology that allows soltions to meet the needs of fast-moving, flexible, agile enterprises and brands.
With Drupal’s structured data model you can display content in multiple layouts for the responsive web, or export it to any app or client.
The worldwide Drupal community shares its secrets on how to get things done, right.
Drupal makes it easy to create and manage websites for different regions and geographies, and support one to many languages across all of your websites.
Joomla! is another popular content management system use to build, organize, manage, and publish content for websites, blogs, Intranets, and mobile appications. Claiming more than 3% of websites are run using Joomla, and a 9% share of the CMS market, this software package is powerful enough to be trusted by thousands of small businesses, governments, non-profits, and world-wide organizations.
Main selling points for Joomla include:
Joomla! has an enthusiastic, world-wide, community of individuals, developers, and business consultants that can help build, maintain, and fine tune Joomla! for you.
Upgrades are quick and painless with a 1 click upgrade feature.
A contextual help system is available to help users of all levels, doing tasks of all sorts to maintain their Joomla! website.
Easily upload, organize and manage your media files and folders. The media manager is incorporated to the content management system making it easy to access these resources when desinging your website.
The contacts component allows you to add several contacts, departments and categories, and extend the basic contact information with miscellaneous information.
When you are managing content, organization is a key requirement. Organize your website in any manner you would like by creating categories and nested categories.
If nested categories don't meet your organizational needs, consider adding tags to your pages as a way of categorizing content.
Editing content should be easy and fast, and by not having to log in to a complicated administrative interface, you can make quick content changes from the page itself.
Retain previous versions of the content you create, just in case you want to revert back.
Make sure your visitors stay updated on the new content you're adding, even when they come only once in a while.
Powerful navigation features defined by you, not by the content of your website.
The real power of Joomla! is in the way you can customize it. More than 8.000 extensions are available to extend your website and broaden its funcionality.
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