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What would be the best open source utility that can be leveraged to develop website for a start up company.
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by:Gary
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What kind of company?
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by:samkal56
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IT services
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Joe Winograd, EE MVE earned 168 total points
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Drupal is an extremely popular open source product for building websites:

https://www.drupal.org/

Regards, Joe
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by:Gary
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As above or Wordpress
Really depends on what they want the website to do
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by:samkal56
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How about Joomla?
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by:Gary
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It depends on what they want to do with the website.
They are all similar in a way.
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by:Jason C. Levine
Jason C. Levine earned 166 total points
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I'll go everyone one better and say PHP is the "best open source utility that can be leveraged to develop website"
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by:Gary
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Another one that another expert likes to put forward is
http://www.concrete5.org/
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by:samkal56
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They just need sort of static website were they publish information related to their company. No interaction with any client through this website except contact us form. Also is there a learning curve to develop this site either in wordpress or drupal?
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by:Jason C. Levine
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There's a learning curve to learning anything the first time.

WordPress is considered easier to get moving than Drupal but it all depends on the users.

If you really only need a static/minimal site, also look into managed solutions like Squarespace or Wix which are marketed to non-technical users.  One assumes it will be more idiot-proofed.
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by:Gary
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Then Jason wins the prize - just use PHP to create a couple of pages.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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For a really simple site, you could use Google Sites. I built this one very quickly with Google Sites:
http://sites.google.com/site/wikipaperport/

Regards, Joe
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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Hi samkal56,
I'm trying to clean up some open questions and noticed that we haven't heard from you in three months on this one. Please let us know where things stand. If you're still having issues, what are they? If everything is resolved, please select the solution(s) and close the question. Thanks very much, Joe
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