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IWC State of CMS was a session at IndieWebCamp Düsseldorf 2017.

Notes archived from: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/iwcdus17_stateofcms

IndieWebCamp Dusseldorf 2017

Session: IWC State of Content Managment Systems (CMS)

When: 2017-05-13 11:00

Coolness-Level-Metric for Indieweb-friendly CMS

  • How tech-savvy are you?
  • How much functionality should be out of the box? (complying to IndieMark?)

CMSs mentioned:

Guide to CMS

There's no way around 'tinkering' currently.

Question 1: How much tinkering are you willing to do / how much control do you want (need).

Minimal tinkering: Hosted CMS with limited but proven functionality

  • Known and ...?

More control (and tinkering)

  • Question 2 :)

Question 2: To CMS or not to CMS: Consider not using a CMS at all. How about a stastic site generator?

Static Site Generators


  • Question 3 :)

Question 3: Find the best fit CMS - What needs do you have?

Publishing and reach. Only I log into my website. My content is syndicated to many places. Personal social networking: Others want to log in. My content doesn't leave my premises.

  • pagekit


  • ghost