“Which CMS to choose?” – this is a very often asked question in the context of building or rebuilding a company website or website. He is often accompanied by a question – “maybe he can opt for a dedicated CMS?”.
Answer: the accuracy and optimality of the choice depends on the cross-section of the needs and infrastructure and resources of the company, such as programmers and the technologies they master.
Companies that base their infrastructure on “M*” solutions and have on their board ASP.NET developers can opt for Windows hosting or simply share their company website from their own servers.
Companies whose corporate website needs are limited will choose open-source CMSs based on PHP / MySQL technology, e.g. WordPress, Joomla or Drupal, especially since the basic technology supported by companies offering hosting on virtual servers is PHP and MySQL.
Companies whose specificity requires the presentation of a large amount of specific content, eg very numerous and complex descriptions of the assortment of products / services, may decide to hire a programmer who either builds a dedicated CMS or develops one of the existing (modules). Some companies can base their dedicated CMS on JSP, Python and other technologies. The individual skills of personnel on board can also be of great importance. A talented programmer enthusiast can “tilt the scales” towards a well-known solution. The company’s needs may also change during its development. Everything depends on the situation.
WordPress is one of the three most popular open-source systems based on Apache / PHP / MySQL technologies. Like any of them, it has its own specificity and in certain situations it can be the optimal choice depending on the needs. The requirements for building simple websites will meet virtually every CMS implemented in PHP / MySQL technology. More complex needs require analysis.
for demanding cases, performing a preliminary analysis of the needs in the area of the CMS system that corresponds to the company and analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of the currently used solution.
Analysis of the needs and available solutions and modules will answer the question whether the optimal choice is WordPress, with which plugins, or the migration process will not be too expensive, what software components should be played, etc.
After the client’s decision, the migration process consists of from :