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DotNetNuke vs Joomla for CMS small sites fast development: what do you prefer?

Posted on 2006-11-16
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Dear expert,
I'm a newbye to web development, whith knowledge in VB programing.
What do you suggest will be the easiest start in CMS small sites development:
DotNetNuke or Joomla or maybe something else, even if it is not opensource?
Thanks in advance
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by:shuboarder
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Personally I'd recommend PostNuke:

http://www.postnuke.com/
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by:icad01
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shuboarder , can you explain a little more? Thanks
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Sure, what would you like explaining?

the main reason I'm recommending postnuke is because your question asks for the easiest open source CMS to enable small site development.

PostNuke:

PostNuke is software that creates an impressive, dynamic web site and provides the webmaster with a site they can administer with a minimal amount of HTML knowledge through a web browser.

Obviously similar to DotNetNuke and Joomla, but you asked for suggestions :)
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by:icad01
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Dear shuboarder , thanks for your fast answer.
Let's see if there are other suggestions.
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by:shuboarder
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no problem,

Good luck with your search! :)
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by:msiersema
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I have just brought up my second Joomla site.  It is very easy and very configurable.  The site was easy enough that I have three office staff members keeping the site up now.  None know HTML.  Only office tools.  There are a couple of extensions that I used, like JCE for a better more robust WSYWIG editor, joom!xplorer to manage the files, permissions and edits without having to resort to FTP tools or Dreamweaver.
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by:icad01
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Thanks for your help
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by:gr8appeal
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I preffer DNN as is easy to use, multiple permission levels, search nengine friendly and is now promoted by Microsoft
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