[Chicago] Drupal equivalent?

Adam Jenkins emperorcezar at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 14:07:29 CET 2008

Three CMSes came up in my search. I checked the trac on each of them and
they seem active. I've heard their names before, but haven't actually needed
to try them. I hope it helps.

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 6:03 AM, <skip at pobox.com> wrote:

> A friend of mine is going to be running for alderman here in Evanston and
> asked me about content management software for websites.  He mentioned
> Drupal which I know nothing about.  Feature-wise I presume he's going to
> want some fairly basic features: easy blog capability, user feedback,
> top-level control of page appearance and templating, RSS feed generation,
> basic database capability, probably role-based permissions.
> In the Python world I'm vaguely familiar with Plone and Zope (the former
> built on the latter, right?), but nothing else.  I know plenty of folks
> like
> Django.  Is there a content management system built on top of it?  On the
> CMS page of the Python wiki:
>    http://wiki.python.org/moin/ContentManagementSystems
> I see a handful, none of which I recognize other than Zope, Plone and
> PyLucid.  I'm not keen on Zope simply because of its heft and seems like it
> woild be massive overkill here.  That would seem to doom Plone as well.
>  (Is
> it any easier to install/use?)  PyLucid seems to have some of the features
> I
> mentioned about.  I see someone (Massimo?) has built a CMS atop web2py
> called KPAX.
> So what to people use/recommend for CMS on smallish websites?
> Thanks,
> Skip
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