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July 17, 2015
Kevin Call | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Change Management Lessons

Change management was a major issue with the implementation - Needed to develop several customizations during the migration. A better route would have been to re-work them totally rather than trying to emulate what was in Drupal. Once done though, everything worked like a charm.
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June 06, 2014
Nathanael Girard | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Change Management Lessons

Change management was a small part of the implementation and was well-handled - Just get a new hosting provider and make sure they have Unix or Linux servers with PHP and MySQL already installed. Follow the installation steps. Sometimes, some providers will even have auto install scripts already prepared for it. We built out the entire site on there and then just changed the URL routing to point to the new server when we were confident it was ready. Worked like a charm!
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Role-based user permissions (33)
API (26)
Internationalization / multi-language (25)
WYSIWYG editor (37)
Code quality / cleanliness (32)
Admin section (35)
Page templates (35)
Library of website themes (33)
Mobile optimization / responsive design (34)
Publishing workflow (32)
Form generator (34)
Content taxonomy (35)
SEO support (34)
Bulk management (34)
Availability / breadth of extensions (34)
Community / comment management (34)

What is Concrete5?

concrete5 is a free and open source PHP built content management system for content on the web and also for intranets. Its emphasis is on management and editing with minimal technical skills and with an embedded editor allows most editing to be done directly from a page, rather than through an entirely separate interface or editor. It features integrated server caching, supports OpenID, version control, and SEO. As with most open source content management systems, its content management functionality can be augmented with many possible addons or via the developer API.

Online magazines and newspapers are the ideal target of concrete5's capabilities though many other sites can be made and managed as well. concrete5 is touted as being both developer and DIY friendly. Marketplace content to extend features are both free and not free, so cost of implementation will vary.

Categories:  Content Management

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