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Careers In Content Management Systems - Content Management Systems Tutorials & Programs by Learning Catalyst


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Careers In Content Management Systems - Content Management Systems Tutorials & Programs by Learning Catalyst

  1. 1. Open Source Content Mgt Systems
  2. 2. CMS's have a wide range of applications <ul><ul><li>Simple static website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple personal homepage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dating website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orkut-like website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Basically, with most of the popular CMS', you really can make any type of website you want !! </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why are open source CMS’ becoming so popular  
  4. 4.   <ul><li>Cost is naturally a factor,  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Open alternatives offer better features, an increased ability to modify and customize easily, and behave with more consistency in different browsers than most of their closed counterparts </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Many publishers are switching to free, open-source content management systems from expensive proprietary ones. </li></ul>
  5. 5. A lot of seemingly ‘simple’ sites are also using a CMS in their back-end So that they are ready when the content becomes voluminous and complex !
  6. 6. This is resulting in a surge in interest in this area. Job opportunities are also on the rise
  7. 7. Joomla, Drupal and Word Press searches are soaring !
  8. 8. Here is the E-lance Top 10 index for July (Joomla has risen 10 spots!) <ul><ul><li>PHP (–) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic Design (+10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Flash (+6) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySQL (-1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML (-1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Content (+1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Article Writing (-5) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joomla! (+10) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSS (-4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress (-2) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Wait a minute, isn’t this open source ?
  10. 10. But open source is mainstream today <ul><li>Google has not one but two open-source operating systems: Android and Chrome OS.  </li></ul><ul><li>Apache remains hugely popular among web servers.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Red Hat is a successful public company posting strong financial results with its business model of services and support for open-source software.  </li></ul><ul><li>Firefox is taking away market share from Internet Explorer every month. The list can go on… </li></ul>
  11. 11. Each CMS has its own advantages and part of the job lies in choosing one of them
  12. 12.   <ul><li>Joomla, for instance, installs and manages modules in a very visual, &quot;friendly&quot; manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal tends to require more &quot;hands-on&quot; work with deploying modules. A site function might take minutes to roll out, or significantly longer. </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress has historically been a blogging platform, but there are a number of features and plugins that invite further visitor interaction </li></ul>
  13. 13. And coming to our learning programs now 
  14. 14. Some of the things you will learn in our program <ul><ul><li>Explore the differences between the major CMSs, and understand which CMS option best fits your site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover &quot;speciality CMSs&quot; for specific requirements: intranets, document sharing, community, e-commerce, blogging, and more. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate the plug-ins available for each CMS - plug-ins extend the power of a CMS, meaning that you can build features into your site that the CMS on its own might not provide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We will focus on Word Press and Drupal. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. What kind of an audience would benefit <ul><li>For web designers who want to start using CMS majorly in their work. Not just use standard themes, but those who want to customize the themes, use plug-ins, etc.. </li></ul><ul><li>For web development guys who want to understand application of CMS in more detail. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Learning Catalyst : ‘For those who like to learn but don’t like to be taught’ We offer learning programs in Web Marketing and Web Technology. (Instructor-led and Online) Mumbai office - 91 22 26135780 [email_address]