Web-Based CMS

A web-based content management system (CMS) provides website authoring, collaboration, and administration tools that enables users with little knowledge or experience to create and manage website content. Most CMS systems use a content repository or a database to store page content, metadata, and other information assets, and a presentation component that displays the content to website visitors.

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I've just had some major "internal" work done on my website (built with FrontPage), and as a result, will need to replace some code on over 100 individual pages.  My freelance coder said that it just might be time for me to consider a Content Management System. I looked at some CMS sites, and I'm starting to think he's right.

My website is www.radiogeorge.com

My coder has suggested I look at:

    WordPress  -- https://wordpress.org/
    Joomla - https://www.joomla.org/
    Drupal - https://www.drupal.org/ 

saying that the best candidate might come from this short list, considering the structure of the site.

FrontPage has given me familiarity with  tweaking pages to the extent that they look O.K. and are easy to use, but beyond that, if I am going to go with a CMS, I would like to go with one that is very easy to use, since it looks like I'll be rebuilding the while enchilada.

So, experts, I'm asking you to scope things out and give me your recommendations before I get involved with learning and implementing a whole new bunch of tools to get the job done. Key thing to keep in mind: while I'm not a rank beginner in messing around with web pages, I am far from being up on the latest tools, so simple is best. I am not ruling out paying for a CMS tool, if it is indeed easy to use.

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I want to create a rather complex CMS similar to WHMCS. Folder structure and database organisation is key in a practise like this. Are there any standards that i can follow, i looked online for books on content management systems but none completely help.
Hello, I  have a Wordpress theme, on this theme I would like to reorder the some front page Widgets.  For a visual representation of the Widgets please see Webpage.jpg.  I would like to swap A with B.

The code below shows my home-template.php (I have also attached this page).

I have numbered the Hooks from 1 - 6.  I would like to reorder number 4 with number 6.   I can reorder all of the Hooks using priority, apart from number 4 (why is this?).
* Template Name: Home Page
do_action( 'genesis_home' );
//* Force full-width-content layout setting
add_filter( 'genesis_pre_get_option_site_layout', '__genesis_return_full_width_content' );

**// Execute Home Top - Slider image  1**

add_action( 'genesis_after_header', 'wsm_home_top');
function wsm_home_top() {
	genesis_widget_area( 'slider', array( 'before' => '<div class="home-slider widget-area">', 'after' => '</div>') );

**// Execute Home Top - Additional News Banner 2**

add_action( 'genesis_after_header', 'wsm_home_featured', 15 );
function wsm_home_featured() {
	genesis_widget_area( 'home-top-featured', array( 'before' => '<div class="home-top-featured widget-area"><div class="wrap">', 'after' => '</div></div>') );

**// Remove the standard loop 3**
remove_action( 'genesis_loop', 'genesis_do_loop' );

**// Execute Home Mid Section - Three layer widget section 4**

add_action( 'genesis_loop', 'wsm_home_loop_helper' );
function wsm_home_loop_helper() {
	echo'<div class="home-mid widget-area">';

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I have a created a custom meta box with field called model_num using CMB2 for my custom Taxonomy. Is it possible to show that field under WordPress Screen Options

add_action( 'cmb2_init', 'pc_register_product_items_metabox' ); 
function pc_register_product_items_metabox() {

	// Start with an underscore to hide fields from custom fields list
	$prefix = '_pc_prod_';
	$cmb_prod = new_cmb2_box( array(
		'id'            => $prefix . 'product_items_metabox',
		'title'         => __( '<strong style="font-size:20px;text-transform:uppercase;">Badge Item Details</strong>', 'cmb2' ),
        'object_types' => array( 'badge-gallery-item' ), // post type
		'context'       => 'normal',
		'priority'      => 'high',
		'show_names'    => true, // Show field names on the left

	) );
    $cmb_prod->add_field( array(
    'name' => 'Badge Model Number',
    'desc' => 'enter badge model number below, that be referenced by customers when they call in',
    'id'   => $prefix . 'model_num',
    'type' => 'text',
    'default' => '',
    ) );

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Hi All,

I inherited a Joomla 1.5 site.  Within the site, we have a training section and menu is broken.  
Joomla broken menu screenshot.  

Everything else on the site seems to work.  All the other menus work fine in the other sections.  I tried clearing out the cache and creating a new menu module for the site and that did not work.

Thank you for all of your help in advance
I would like to change my layered navigation so users can only selected 1 item per drop down.
as a bonus, I would like it to behave like old style ajax menus
I have 4 different drop down menus in my layered navigation and they are all attributes. Ideally, the first drop down would cause the second drop down to populate, the second -> populate third drop down, the third -> populate fourth drop down. Is it possible to modify my layered navigation to behave this way? What files and functions could i modify to accomplish this?
Hello everyone,  

So back in the days vbulletin was the best forum out there to use.  Nowadays I am hearing that vbulletin is not the top anymore and others have become better.

So I wanted to check what your thoughts are on a good forum to use.... here are the requirements:

1) Very rich in features (embed videos, rich text..).
2) Search Engine friendly
3) User experience does not require a learning curve.
4) Does not require much customizations to give rich professional look.
5) Easy to update to newer versions.
6) I can put some banners on the right or somewhere as ads.
I just tried to upgrade the wordpress from admin area but seems like it broke the wordpress .
Now when I login to the admin area I get blank page and get error wp-admin/upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=%2Fwp-admin%2F
Can anyone help me fixing this?
When you view the source of a joomla page from the browser,  iframe details can be seen as below.
<iframe      id="blockrandom"

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I dont want the value in the src tag to be seen in this fashion. Is there a way to hide it?
Hi there.
I have a website on Wordpress.
On a local server - everything works fine.
On the remote server, I have the "Not found" error on all pages except the homepage.
I've checked .htaccess file, deactivated all plugins, change the Wordpress theme, but the error didn't disappear.  
Help me please to solve this problem.
I have the 4.7.1 Wordpress version and "Twenty twelve" website's theme.
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I'm working with DNN and just did a (test) upgrade from version 7.2.1 to version 8.0.4. Most everything is working well, with a few fixes.

However, I have one issue I haven't been able to resolve.
In the Admin pages (specifically, Add New Page, but a few others), some (not all) of the dropdowns to select fields - notably the Parent Page dropdown (where you select which page is to be the parent of the new page you are adding)  - don't work.

I get the "spinning wheel" which never resolves. It will just keep spinning indefinitely. This is also the case for the dropdowns for setting the Template Folder, Copy From Page, Filter By Group, and Output Cache Provider, these all do not work.

I've asked on the DNNsoftware forum to no avail so far. There was some talk about Telerik version, but I am using the version installed with the upgrade (and tried swapping in the previous version - same result).

Does anyone know where I should be looking for a solution to this issue?


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What were the lessons learnt ?
Hello! Please excuse my english. I'm a beginner. So I'm managing a website. It is for a ski resort and we have during the winter season in the header a widget which displays the actual weather, the number of open trails and the snow accumulation. Actually, we must update the weather by ourself each hour. So I think I will have to use API. I know Openweathermap which provide API for that. I'm the CMS were working with, I can add iFrames and HTML code. I also have access to the server to upload files. Can someone help with what I'm trying to do? See the screenshot to see the widget. The answer of the API call need to be text in a particular font (Ubuntu) and be responsive. Is what I'm trying to do possible? I searched for hours now and I don't know what to do.

The widget
Thank you !
I am looking for some suggestions from experts for open source solution or suggestions which involve very less cost :

Scenario :

We already have multiple TVs across office and they have central server to manage contents (CMS).
Currently it is not very cost effective and it is out dated technology
We need to have some simple tool which should be able to share contents from central location to multiple screen. We are looking forward to share excels sheets, dashboards, presentation.

Appreciate if any one can suggest
I am a network engineer who has been tasked with rolling out a backup service for our Salesforce account and have been looking at three vendors with the assistance of our (non-IT) salesforce administrator.  This is a system that he will administer; I'm just involved to do the due diligence.

His preference is Spanning, although he also likes Backupify.  Between the two, he's stated that he'd be completely okay with either product.  We've also looked at OwnBackup.  Our salesforce admin says he could certainly "live with" OwnBackup and I shouldn't refrain from choosing them if I thought they were better, but he likes the other two better.

The sales reps from all three vendors have stated that their product is the only one that will restore all data (including metadata, related records, etc.), and that using one of the others may potentially result in significant disruption to our environment in the event of a problem.

For my part, I am only concerned with three things.  First, we need an indefinite retention period.  My team isn't yet certain what our legal requirements will be in that regard (the company is expanding rapidly, and adding offices nationwide), and we'd prefer to not have to worry about it.  Second, we want to ensure that any data transmission is encrypted (obviously).  Third, we want to ensure that any restoration actually works.  Normally, I wouldn't bother saying that third point as it would seem obvious, but each of these vendors is saying that this is not …

Web-Based CMS

A web-based content management system (CMS) provides website authoring, collaboration, and administration tools that enables users with little knowledge or experience to create and manage website content. Most CMS systems use a content repository or a database to store page content, metadata, and other information assets, and a presentation component that displays the content to website visitors.

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