[IMC-Tech] CMS Options?
jmilton3 at cogeco.ca
Sat Apr 9 17:20:55 PDT 2011
Drupal is open and free software, requires PHP and MySQL, is a quick
install for the basic core, and the feature set for what an IMC would
require is well documented. There are on line support groups for it in
English, Greek, and Turkish languages, (as well as many others) and it
supports all these languages, which speaks well to IMC Cyprus
requirements I think. Also it is used in lots of places, so if folks
invested time in learning it they would be developing a marketable skill
set they could use / sell elsewhere which is perhaps an additional
On 09/04/2011 7:17 PM, Terence wrote:
> Hi Amy,
> This information used to be documented here: https://docs.indymedia.org/Devel/WebHome but I doubt it is up to-date.
> As regards the Oscailt codebase, I have been maintaining this for a few years and you can find info on releases, feature list and other stuff here: http://www.indymedia.ie/oscailt/
> Oscailt is GPL licensed and the codebase is on sourceforge. Details at above link. It requires PHP and MySQL and has some multi-language support.
> There are several IMCs and other sites using it at various versions. List is at above link.
> One negative point is that it does not have a User Guide although I started writing one more than a year ago.
>> hi there,
>> thanks to sue for asking this question. also would like to
>> understand more
>> about each of these cms's -- Drupal, Hyperactive, Oscailt
>> and adding
>> Wordpress to the list. Are there others?
>> is information collected about each of them on docs?
>> i am particularly wondering how each one is experienced by
>> editor-administrators who do not have specialized technical
>> training, and
>> what level of skill each imc would need within their
>> collective to
>> maintain such a system (since some imcs have lots of
>> technical skill
>> within their local collective but others don't). is this sort of
>> information collected? if not, could we make efforts to gather it?
>> (nyc& philly)
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