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Re: [newtech-1] CMS for Law Firm Website: Off the Shelf vs. Custom Solution

From: Whitney M.
Sent on: Wednesday, November 7, 2007 7:24 AM
If the requirements below are really the extent of what your client   
is looking for it seems like there's no question at all:  use  
existing, supported, inexpensive or free solution that is available  
right now (Joomla or Drupal), or spend a bunch of time and money  
developing (and subsequently supporting) a custom CMS.

In the absence of some critical "it must be able to slice bread, too"  
client requirement that existing solutions really just can't satisfy,  
I'd go with either Drupal (or Joomla, for that matter) every time.   
And for what it's worth, in most cases I'd probably try to write a   
bread-slicing module for Drupal before I went with custom  
development, too.

- Whit

W.B. McNamara
[address removed]

On Nov 7, 2007, at 1:04 AM, Michael G. Salmon wrote:

> The site is for a solo practitioner's site.  The site will mainly  
> contain
> information about the firm, practices and partner.  She needs to be  
> able to
> update content herself and wants to post information about the firm  
> that
> potential clients can download (PDFs).  I suggested a CMS  
> solution.  The
> question remaining seems to be Joomla vs. Drupal vs. Custom  
> Solution.  Costs
> and ease of use are the primary considerations.
> Any thoughts?
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