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What backend should a university use for their website?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by CosmicSoundz, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. CosmicSoundz

    CosmicSoundz BANNED BANNED

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    So a local university has a TERRIBLE website and I want to try and offer my services to them. What backend (CMS) do you think a university should use?

    Do they make specific backends for schools?
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Wrong question. First question is: What functionality do they need (as in willing to pay for)?
     
  3. madoctopus

    madoctopus Supreme Member

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    look into the Drupal distros (NOT standard drupal)
     
  4. Nick1

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    Why can't they use their own CS/web/graphic design students?

    Students are an endless source of slave/unpaid labor. :)

    (not trying to be a dick, if I were a uni admin, that's the first taught I would have)
     
  5. gdsc1983

    gdsc1983 Junior Member

    either drupal or even joomla could be used. It all really depends on how far you want to extend functionalities and any customisations needed.
     
  6. ShadeDream

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