[CALUG] Recommendations for a CMS
linux at kenjackson.us
Mon May 9 12:29:07 EDT 2011
If you haven't seen them, there are a couple of extensive lists:
On 05/09/2011 11:24 AM, Joe Tseng wrote:
> I recently took over management of a website for a youth
> sports/activities league/nonprofit from the original maintainer.
> There are a number of activities for boys and girls and sometimes
> both; currently I am the one who takes updates from the league's
> commissioners and post them on the site.
> I have been looking at various possibilities of rolling out a
> PHP/MySQL-based CMS and all of them seem to have some kind of
> shortcoming. I had considered Drupal but it looked way too
> complicated and was completely unintuitive. Right now I'm considering
> Joomla because it can allow for contextual viewing/editing of content
> (e.g. a football parent can look at public and football-related
> content, but they can't see anything else; a football commissioner can
> see public and football-related content but can only edit football
> content). It doesn't seem like it can create a contextual scheduling
> calendar. I was also considering phpBB, not only as a forum, but also
> to have it drive the user management authentication and management.
> Has anyone done anything like this before and do you have any
> recommendations? Is there a CMS that can do alot of what I'm looking
> for; if not, is there one that's easily extensible so I can make my
> own features? Or am I simply better off designing my own portal from
> the ground up?
> - Joe
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