|FROM ||Ron Guerin
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] blog software?
On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 23:41, akbar pasha wrote:
> i am thinking of putting a blog on my site. i use a virtual host, but
> its a linux based hosting and i have asked them, they said i can put
> my custom CGI scripts and also i can use perl, PHP, MySQL.
> i looked at www.movabletype.org but want to ask ppl here bfore i make
> a decision. i am not aware of any other software. if anyone can drop
> me some links, that would be helpful.
That gives you the choice of just about all of them. There may be a
couple in python, but I can't even think of any.
Some don't require software on your site, but I tend to advise people to
avoid solutions that leave them with little control over their own
I'm not an expert at this, but Moveable Type is a good one. It handles
the load of Wil Wheaton's site, which speaks well of it.
Then there's the big kahuna, Greymatter.
Those are both Perl solutions, which might be preferable if you know
Perl and want to modify it to suit your own needs.
There's plenty of them in PHP too. The one I'm most familiar with is
Avoid the slashdot clones and slashdot like things like PHP Nuke,
PostNuke etc. They're overkill and generally more prone to security
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