Interested in knowing the nuts and bolts of what it takes to move your entire newspaper site from a vendor to an open-source WordPress install? Visit Miami Hurricane online editor Greg Linch’s blog for the play-by-play from webmaster Brian Schlansky. The recap covers the details of everything from installing Ubuntu on an Apache server to gettting the archive working on the new site.
As more and more news sites are embracing open-source software such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and many more, you’d do well to explore how some of these free and robust tools work can be implemented in your operation and how they can foster the rapid deployment of new ideas.
By Jim Tucker September 4, 2008 - 3:22 am
Catch up guys.
Here in NZ we have been doing live news on a WordPress-hosted website since early July. Take a look – and learn.
By Jason Molinet September 4, 2008 - 1:33 pm
Greg Linch and The Hurricane are on the right track. I’ve moved several of my own media-rich web sites to WordPress and love it.
By diseno.web.vizcaya October 26, 2008 - 6:25 pm
That’s a very smart move. I love open source software.