3
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2answers
732 views

Is Wordpress more appropriate than Magento/Opencart for site like this? [closed]

The premise of the site is that a user pays a small fee to advertise an item that they want to sell. Therefore the user is responsible for adding the "products", not the administrator. The product ...
4
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6answers
826 views

Who is a CMS really for?

I have started lately discovering Content Management Systems, and I was wondering, who is really CMS for? What I mean by that: is it only for companies, small businesses or individuals, that pays a ...
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1answer
824 views

Framework for developing front-end with back-end as REST

Currently I'm developing the back-end of a PHP application using Recess Framework. I'm almost done and I now need to do the front-end. I have many alternatives and I prefer a CMS. The alternatives in ...
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9answers
8k views

Should I build my own CMS or rely on a pre-built one? [closed]

Related: As a beginning programmer, should I favor building my own libraries over using 3rd-party libraries? As an intermediate to advanced level PHP web-developer and a young one at that ...
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2answers
4k views

When (and when not) to use Wordpress?

For the sake of simplicity, my question is focused specifically on Wordpress instead of focusing on all Content Management Systems including Joomla, Drupal, Concrete5, or you-name-it. Wordpress is ...
2
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5answers
352 views

Work @ Java shop. Tasked to redo intranet. I only know PHP - CTO says use that; Ops Says no - we have JSP, use that - Thoughts? [closed]

So I work as a project manager and was given the opportunity to redo the intranet and Internet site... I'd love to , great addition to my resume. However.... I am not familiar with java nor JSP... I ...