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WordPress vs. Drupal … fight!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

As a user and developer of WordPress since 1.x Also, this is primarily going to be from the developers point of view, although I’ll talk some about user interface and experience. (A caveat: I have more experience, especially with larger sites, in Drupal than in WordPress, so there are things that I may be missing.

WordPress vs Drupal. Fight!

NTEN

As a user and developer of WordPress since 1.x something, and a developer and user of Drupal since 4.7, I figured that with the release of Drupal 7, this would be a great time to do a comparison of the two. WordPress still has only two content types: Blog Posts and Pages. Kinds of sites probably best done in WordPress: Blogs.

The Starting Line: Great Tips for Beginning a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

At present it’s estimated that there are some 150 million active blogs operating at any given time. And although that number includes a lot of fly-by-nights sites and those who don’t have staying power, blogging—especially via a WordPress site, an innovator and leader in the technology—is still a force to be reckoned with on the Internet.

How to Choose the Best WordPress Host for Your Needs

Byte Technology

When it comes to designing, launching and running a WordPress site, there are so many critical elements to consider for achieving success, from stellar content to an easy-to-navigate theme and templates to keeping track of updates to plugins. Free WordPress Hosting. Shared WordPress Hosting. Managed WordPress Hosting.

Join the Trend: Six Ways to Discover Hot Topics for Your WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

One of the biggest obstacles bloggers encounter—whether they’re on the WordPress platform or not—is how to create content that is based on currently trending topics. Fortunately there’s help in the form of tools and techniques that make the whole process considerably less painful for the blogger. WordPressGoogle Trends.

Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can also browse 300+ on Twitter at  @nonprofitorgs/lists/bloggers-resources. WordPress. 9. Facebook Newsroom ::  newsroom.fb.com.

Another Cambodian Video Blogger. Yeah!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click To Play Earlier today I posted about discovering some new photo blogs, podcasts, and videos from Cambodian Bloggers. Where is it?

How to Set Up Wordpress for Your Non-Profit

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’ve started working with more and more Wordpress-based nonprofit Web sites such as those at asianamericansforobama.com and apaforprogress.org , stepping in after the site has been set up. It should also serve as a follow-up to my previous article recommending Wordpress for nonprofits. Install Wordpress in root. Shrug.

Be Engaging: Four Plugins That Foster Audience Loyalty

Byte Technology

Ask any WordPress site owner what they most want and you’ll undoubtedly get an answer somewhere along the lines of “repeat visitors” or “loyal users.” But how does one go about ensuring that their site doesn’t get just one-time visitors but rather garners a consistent and dedicated user base? Web Design WordPress

The Face of the Web: What’s Coming for Content Management Systems

Byte Technology

Once the sole stomping ground for experienced coders and the like, today a host of CMSs have entered the mainstream and the realm of the layman, allowing beginner website owners and bloggers to join the virtual world looking every bit as sharp as the products produced by seasoned designers. WordPress. Web Design WordPressJoomla.

Five Reasons Why WordPress Is Ideal For Small Nonprofits

John Haydon

"WordPress Is The Best" by Allwin Samuel Jeba. Examples of nonprofits using WordPress. More and more nonprofits have been using WordPress for their website platform. Joint Use – Uses WordPress to power a variety of features, including a BuddyPress discussion board. Are you using WordPress for your site?

Live Demos of WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Plone!

Idealware

For anyone who's ever asked how WordPress compares to Joomla, or Joomla to Drupal. TOMORROW (Wed) at1-2:30 Eastern, Idealware's conducting the online seminar Comparing Open Source CMSs: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Plone, for a $40 registration fee. we have your answers in demo form. It's the return of the Open Source CMS webinar!

Better Blogs: 6 Tips for Creating Great Content

Byte Technology

After all, there are some 31 million active blog sites in the United States only at any given time, and to make your own content stand out from the crowd is certainly no easy chore. Depending on what successful bloggers your poll, the answers to these questions can vary widely. Web Design WordPressStart with your title.

How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

For bloggers, the most important rich snippet one can get is Ratings and Reviews. Serpstat: Re-Optimize For Easier Keywords. Windows-only).

How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website

SocialFish

You can’t just install WordPress in your /blog directory. Your goal as a blogger is to write about topics relating to your products. By

Three Must-Haves On Your Nonprofit’s Blog

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As I have said many times, I was a reluctant blogger. I did not think the Internet needed another blogger. But I was wrong.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

Time to sit back, relax, and wait for the views. And certainly if you have no time, it’s better than nothing. published it. Right?

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Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

ReviewBasics is a collaborative editing and reviewing tool. I’ve perused the demos, and it does look like it would be useful for reviews of things like specs, wireframes, etc. Zoomgrants looks like it is trying to be some sort of one-stop-shop for grantors and grantees. It looks interesting, and potentially useful. Be Helpful.

Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part II

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Here’s why I chose Drupal to carry out the Asian Pacific Americans for Progress website instead of Wordpress. Wordpress. Feature.

Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part II

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Here’s why I chose Drupal to carry out the Asian Pacific Americans for Progress website instead of Wordpress. Wordpress. Feature.

Support for Future Bloggers | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Long Live IE6!

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 received 13,000 visitors. Seriously!

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 received 13,000 visitors. Seriously!

Time and Social Action

Social Actions

Let’s turn now to volunteering in small units of time…. The conversation takes less time to produce and disseminate than a monthly e-newsletter.

Daylight Savings Time | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot? Long Live IE6! Share and Enjoy: Categories: Tech.

How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

Museum 2.0

In most cases, the audience wasn’t asking about money: they were asking about time. You don't need big time to get started with Web 2.0.

MPower Open keeps moving forward

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Bad Blogger! (I think my clients thank me for being a bad blogger.) So what’s the news? At the same time, it really doesn’t make a lot of difference to the customer that was going to hire Mpower anyway. MPower Open is now on Sourceforge , they released their product under the GPL v3. These are good steps forward.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

offers a 90-minute webinar on blogging on WordPress. 1. Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. Seriously!

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Facebook Community in No Time

Beaconfire Wire

Apart from cosmetic errors which can be a hurdle to success in implementing these simple tools, time and effort are always a problem for busy organizations. Although it integrates with Blogger , Wordpress , Typepad , and any website well, the best feature I believe is in it’s ability to create a Facebook community.

Google Media = Nonprofit Grants, Blogs, Video and Maps Galore

Connection Cafe

Blogger. tech love to the nptech community. The session covered four different programs Google offers at no cost to the nonprofit community. 1.

Reflection and Evaluation

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Reflection and Evaluation March 10, 2008 Michele Martin, one of my fave bloggers, has a great post today on Reflective Practice. Unfortunately, none of them had an answer to that question. Be Helpful.

nfp 2.0 » A toast to fundraising with widgets!

Rebooting Charity

Click the “I propose a toast&# slice to see their slightly surreal offering…) Leave a Reply Powered by WordPress andWelcome to.

If the Times can’t sell it… | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Long Live IE6!

Don’t die while blogging… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) NY Times , linkbait Don’t die while blogging… 04.05.08 | 3377 1 Comment [link] Don%27t+die+while+blogging. OK, that’s got to be the best linkbait the Times has put out in a while. Powered by WordPress. There is also no certainty that the stress of the work contributed to their deaths. Be nice.

Odds and Sods

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Odds and Sods July 27, 2007 (That’s Brit/Canadian for odds and ends, if you were wondering.) I’ve been a bad blogger over the past couple of months, I know. Really, I am. Be Helpful.

AP Wants to Redefine Fair Use? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Long Live IE6!

nfp 2.0 » “Social media” is distinct from traditional media

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack January 22nd, 2007 “Social media&# is distinct from traditional media Ãœber-blogger Steve Rubel’s Micro Persuasion web feed is usually one of the first I read. Today, Steve calls time on “a bunch of terms&# he signals are now completely unnecessary. Leave a Reply Powered by WordPress and

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Most of the time, if someone has something bad to say, other community members will step up to right the remark before you even have a chance!

Don’t you hate it when your database goes poof?

Judi Sohn

At some point yesterday morning, my WordPress database disappeared and was replaced with a default WordPress install. It looked like this in Safari: That tiny print is the copy that’s on a default WordPress installation, but with the Thesis theme I use applied to it…kind of. WordPress 2.3 Although WordPress 2.3

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogger and LinkedIn both launched in 2003. My mind wanders after a couple of paragraphs even when reading New York Times Bestsellers.