Beyond WordPress

Hosting, Project Management, Wikis, Wordpress 1 Comment

Even though WordPress is pretty versatile, easily customizable, and fairly extensible, some of the projects I’ve been involved in lately require more than WordPress, and I’ve been looking at:

  • Wikis
  • Mailing lists
  • Other CMS systems such as Mambo and Joomla

and generally trying to extend my capabilities without too steep a learning curve to make it worthwhile.

Every time I adventure out I come back chastened at how little I really know about how to use the tools available, and what this marvelous collective brain that we call the Internet has wrought. Mostly, I decide it’s just too complex, and easier to stick with what I know, but over the winter holidays this year I’ve decided to give it a push, and figure out at least the first two items, wikis and mailing lists. This post is designed to record my early learnings in these two fields.

First, wikis.

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