Looking For A Quality Cms

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  1. Sanity Penguin

    Sanity Penguin My sex is on fire

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    Some know, some don't, but I'm doing this project about Shakespeare and it will involve me creating a site.
    Now, I've put some thought into it and I've come to the conclusion that it would be best if I were to use some sort of Content Management System.

    Wordpress is too bloglike so that's not really what I'm looking for. So I was wondering if anyone here had a quality CMS suggestion, preferably with the ability to edit it greatly.
     
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    what kinda options would you like to have in a cms like lots off plugins etc? or just easy adding news and stuff
     
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    Mainly just easy news adding, creating additional pages swiflty
    (so Css-based template - which I can alter at will then)
     
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    Looks good from a first glance. I'll inspect it (~download) it later on and check it more thoroughly.
    Thanks for the link ;)
     
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    Wordpress is actually quite customizable even with low knowledge of coding. I used this (http://www.wpdesigner.com/2007/02/19/so-you-want-to-create-wordpress-themes-huh/) to create a new blank page with a fresh installation of WP. Considering that you've owned (and I assume created) web sites before, it shouldn't be much of a problem to further customize it while still having articles on Shakespeare.
     
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    http://Joomla.org

    is very good with a strong community behind it, looked into it?

    Good luck. :)
     
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    Joomla is kinda big and not that easy to customize imo
     
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    If my mind serves me right (its been a while since I have used it) it is pretty easily customisable through the CSS . Correct me if I am wrong though.
     
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    I have a lot of experience with it, but it's too blog-like. I'm into creating an actual site, rather than a blog. :)
     
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    I'd still say Wordpress is the best, because you can customize it in every concievable way. Although if you really don't want to use it, check out Drupal. A lot of support from the community behind it, a lot of customization options and open-source.
     
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    Joomla or Wordpress are your best bets. Wordpress is great for content management and extremely customizable. There are a ton of plugins and templates for it as well.
     
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    I am indeed tempted to go back to wordpress for it's convenience, but I just can't find a template to suit my needs.
    I don't want any of those typcial 2-column/3-column things because like I said, it's too bloglike.
     

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