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So my friend has been using Wordpress and it's been crap. We know about Joomala and he didn't like that either so any any other ones out there?
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I'm surprised you don't like Wordpress. I find it to be the easiest to work with of the major ones out there.

I personally hate Joomla too, so I am with you on that. Have you tried to play around with Drupal yet?

There are also a few other less well known CMS out there such as SilverStripe, dotCMS, and modX.

It really depends on what you are looking for - do you want ease of use or lots of function?
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I'm surprised you don't like Wordpress. I find it to be the easiest to work with of the major ones out there.

I personally hate Joomla too, so I am with you on that. Have you tried to play around with Drupal yet?

There are also a few other less well known CMS out there such as SilverStripe, dotCMS, and modX.

It really depends on what you are looking for - do you want ease of use or lots of function?
I don't know how good he is at using these. I'm going to say a mix of both?
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...gement_systems

Rather long list of CMS's. If you are excluding Joomla and WordPress I would say your next best option would be Drupal.
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post #5 of 14
I don't understand how you can hate on Joomla. Best CMS ever made that's my opinion.

I would go for Drupal, but it's not as user friendly as wordpress or Joomla.

My opinion is to stick with one CMS, because if you start experimenting with other CMS platforms, you will just get yourself confused because it's different. I only stick with Joomla with most of my projects.
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post #6 of 14
Joomla certainly has me vote.
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Really not sure how wordpress fits into the crap category, it is probably the easiest CMS (although conventionally a blog script) to work with and has a massive community behind it. Theming is easy if you know your CSS and making plugins is as simple as it gets if you can work with php. The backend is clean and easy to work with and it runs light on servers.

What's to hate?
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There's nothing to hate, I just think that using Joomla is far easier.....
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post #9 of 14
Drupal if you're familiar with how a CMS works and you're comfortable editing modules and things like that. Otherwise, Wordpress can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be.
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Joomla. Again.
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