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Six Splendid ExpressionEngine Resources

March 11, 2013 0 Comments RSS Feed

Six Splendid ExpressionEngine Resources ExpressionEngine is a powerful and flexible content management system. It’s the go-to CMS for many who need a highly configurable and reliable platform to build their site on.

ExpressionEngine isn’t as old as some of the other CMS platforms, and it can be a little difficult to know where to look for the best sources of information.

If you’ve heard of ExpressionEngine, but aren’t sure where to get started, today’s your lucky day. We’re going to point you in the direction of some of the best sources on the Web for ExpressionEngine tips, tutorials, and community.

EllisLab’s Forums

Naturally, your first port of call should be EllisLab, the company behind ExpressionEngine. On their forums you’ll find an active community of experts willing to help out both newcomers and experienced users. There are community support forums for users, and developer support forums for those who are interested in customizing EE or creating an extension. Read more

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Why Choose A Content Management System For Your Site

January 15, 2013 0 Comments RSS Feed

Before the advent of Content Management Systems, websites were created from the ground up by web developers and designers. They wrote the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and designed the back-ends. This approach has both benefits and drawbacks.

Designing a bespoke site from the ground up offers maximum flexibility and choice at the design stage. Everything can be tailored and designed to meet specific needs, with no constraints except for those imposed by the underlying technology. However, that degree of freedom also imposes considerable complexity at both the development stage and during use.

Content Management Systems, like ExpressionEngine, were developed to reduce that complexity and make the task of creating, managing, and editing a website considerably easier. Content Management Systems have become enormously popular, and a significant majority of new small and medium business sites are deployed on one of the popular CMSs. Read more

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