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Re: [school-discuss] School web site CMS choices
Randy Edwards wrote:
Even if it is not stricly "school" oriented, I suggest you to give a
look to OpenCMS:
When I say "school web site", I'm not talking about online classes
(e.g. Moodle, Claroline, Manhattan, etc.) -- just the regular
"informational" portions of a school web site (i.e. main page, events
calendar, lunch menus, school board minutes, contact lists, etc.).
Also, any new free software toys/tools out there that I should be
It has some downsides (java based, first of all) but after carefully
evaluating all of its features, I can say that, as far as I know, it is
one of the best CMS out there and, the best one within FS/OSS solutions.
Regarding "modules" (calendar, workgroup, and so on), OpenCMS offers a
wide range of API and it should be easy to "extend" it in the way you
want (...and maybe someone just did it).
"...Science, after all, is ultimately an Open Source enterprise..."
'Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution' - Introduction