For a small publisher who wants to take article content, images and video and create an interactive experience for customers online, the open-source systems are fine, Bachana says. “If you’re a small publisher of a local magazine or affinity magazine there’s really nothing you’ll not get out of an open-source product today.”
If you want to get a simple blog up and running fast, WordPress has no equal, says Tom Wolf, senior Web developer for Summit Publishing. “It’s the ‘best’ blogging engine available and while it is technically a CMS and can be extended to do things other than blogging, you will see diminishing returns fairly quickly,” he says. “The more heavily you customize it (in terms of functionality; visually, it’s easy to make WordPress look however you want)....”
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