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Choosing an Open Source CMS by Nirav Mehta

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Chapter 2. Evaluating Your Options

Now that we have seen the benefits of open source CMSs, we are ready to explore further. Let us look at different types of open source CMSs. In this chapter we will:

  • Learn about the different types of CMSs
  • Understand the different purposes that they fulfill
  • Learn about the technologies these systems use

A Google search for open source content management system yields more than 18 million results. If you browse through the CMS category of Open Source Scripts (http://www.opensourcescripts.com/), it too gives more than 300 options. How do you find a suitable CMS?

Evaluating Your Options

Let's begin by looking at different types of content management ...

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