Theme Boredom

I have had this itch to change the theme I'm using for CMSReport.com.  I decided to scratch that itch.  I'm currently playing with some freely available themes out there for the CMS I'm currently using (Drupal).  The theme in use at CMS Report this week is LiteJazz by RoopleTheme.

So what do you think about the LiteJazz theme and is it an improvement over the theme we've been using the past year?  Feel free to use the comments section below to voice your opinion.

My upgrade to Wordpress 2.3

I recently upgrade a blog of mine from Wordpress 2.2 to Wordpress 2.3.  My wife and I don't post on the blog much (looking for better ideas on how to utilize the site), but it's great to keep around to test the latest and greatest Wordpress has to offer.  In my view, the most important new feature in Wordpress 2.3 is the baseline introduction of tags (also called taxonomy or even categories in other CMS applications).

Ubercart: An alternative to the osCommerce shopping cart and Drupal's e-Commerce module

One of the things I like about browsing the Web for posts on various CMS topics is that they always seem to show up on the Web when when I need them the most.  For example, I'm starting to consider whether I'll continue to use osCommerce for some sites that I manage.  While the yet to be released osCommerce 3.0 will likely be an option next year, I'm open to other possibilities.  What I would like to see is a shopping cart th

The Turtol Content Management System

Michael Wnuk from Turtol recently wrote to us asking for a review of his open source content management system, TurtolCMS.  He also  invited CMS Report readers to review the CMS and give comments.  The following is Michael Wnuk's e-mail to us about his CMS in its entirety:

My company, Turtol, is actively developing the TurtolCMS.  It's an open source, design agnostic content management system  targeting website owners with minimal technical expertise.

We've been using the TurtolCMS since March of 2007 for client work, at first, simply as a templating engine. Now we grant our clients access to editing tools so they can perform simple updates themselves.

dotCMS 1.5 Now Available!

This is one of my first posts on dotCMS 1.5, so "long-time" dotCMS users feel free to correct me if I get anything wrong here.  Earlier this month, dotCMS 1.5 was released.  dotCMS is an open source Java based CMS geared toward toward the enterprise with Web customer resource resource management (CRM) and eCommerce, and business intelligence.

New features included in dotCMS 1.5: