Posts Tagged ‘joomla’

Online Joomla template editor

May 6, 2010 by QR | Tags web_applications, templates, joomla makes it possible - now you can edit your Joomla templates online. You can now manage, store and edit your templates online, wherever you are.

The editor itself looks like a typical WYSIWYG editor. You just need to click on the element you want to modify and a set of options appears on the left toolbar. It's pretty straightforward.

No install or download is needed as the template editor is a web application. Excellent export options make this worth a try.

Choosing the right CMS

May 3, 2010 by QR | Tags joomla, wordpress, cms

What CMS should I use? This is a question I have asked myself many times, as I maintain several other websites besides QuantumRealms. I'm sure many of you have been puzzled by this question, too. There are so many solutions available that it makes one dizzy. How do you find the best solution for you? My suggestion: make a list!

1. What is the nature of your website?

If you are about to start a personal blog, you might find that Wordpress is the CMS for you. If, on the other hand, you plan to build a big community site, you might want to consider something more powerful like Joomla.

2. How big will your site be?

Are 10 pages enough, or will you need to publish 10.000+ pages?

3. Customization, user feedback and multiple content editors.

Would you like to customize the look and feel of your website or are would you be satisfied with the default design? Do you want to get feedback from your users? Are multiple editors going to update/write content?

If you answered all those questions, you already have a pretty good idea what you need. Check out Smashing Magazine and Webdesigner Depot for more in-depth information about the topic.


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