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What are the tradeoffs of building a custom CMS versus using an off-the-shelf or open source CMS?

With a custom CMS you have to keep the coding up-to-date, rather than just install the update – so that could be a huge difference in maintenance time and cost needed. Also it takes more time and cost to develop … Continue reading

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What is the best platform, in your experience, for creating an eCommerce website? How about the free ones versus paid ones?

I have found the best platform to be UltimateWB. You get all the e-commerce features you need out-of-the-box and you don’t have to mess with any third party plugins. It’s very flexible and customizable, and very easy to use. And … Continue reading

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Can you build your website with WordPress? … Or should you?

Wondering if you can build your own website – a website, not a blog – with WordPress?  Or rather, if you should use WordPress to design, build, and manage your whole website, rather than just stick to using the open … Continue reading

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Open Source Website Builder Comparison Chart

Looking into open source website builders like WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal?  Being open source, they are free – but unless you know web programming most of the time you will find you will have to pay for a web designer, … Continue reading

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