Content Management Systems
In many peoples' minds there is still the conception of "If it's free, it can't be good!"
This statement has been proven wrong especially since the benefits of using an Open Source CMS (Content Management System) for a website has convinced thousands of users, from individuals for simple personal websites up to large companies using these Systems for creating huge portals with thousands of dynamic pages.
What are the benefits of Open Source CMS?
First of all, many Open Source Systems have a much broader installation and user basis than commercial systems and therefore they are tested more extensively and optimised through these experiences.
The availability of the source code helps to easily modify and extend such a system, which has as result that hundred and often thousands of developers are constantly improving the software, while any proporietary CMS is developed only by a limited number of programmers. Also, since everyone can contribute, you can often find a huge amount of extensions and plugins to expand the systems default functionality when needed.
Furthermore, not beeing tied to one web development company and thus not beeing tied to this companies licenses and fees for service and maintainance helps you reduce costs, while implementation costs are usually also lower with Open Source Software since you don't need an expert who usually is also trained by or is from this company.
These are only a few points on how you can profit from an Open Source CMS. Contact us if you are interested in finding out more about which CMS is right for you.