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Articles tagged: CMS
How Slack Controls Our CMS
By Andrew BrizPosted on
Visit the “Latest Stories” page. See what’s new. Copy the slug. Go to the collections. Click the right row. Paste the slug. Hit save. That was the multi-step process of adding a story to the homepage of the LA Times up until a few weeks ago. Now, you just click a button.
How The Los Angeles Times Transformed its Publishing Tools with a UX Design ApproachPosted on
The Los Angeles Times created a new publishing system by focusing on the needs of editors and reporters, supporting great journalism with better tools.
The Lure of the One True SystemPosted on
Across many days at SRCCON, I heard many people express a common wish: a single piece of software that would unify every piece of knowledge in a newsroom. Reporters’ notes, interview transcripts, style guides, story drafts, published articles, and updated corrections: All of it would be eaten by this wonderful engine. It would store notes and publish stories and accumulate knowledge and even handle permissions.
Ultralight CMSes Head to Head
By Katie ZhuPosted on
Ultralight CMSes are, in many ways, the product of hacking or infecting the CMS. Here’s a breakdown of a few popular ones, complete with setup instructions, pro/cons, and newsroom case studies.
By David EadsPosted on
Introducing a very simple content management system from the Tribapps team (and friends).
Fast Hacks: Solr and Newscoop
By Adam ThomasPosted on
News startups in and around Georgia helped improve search in Newscoop content management system using Solr.
How We Made “For Amusement Only”
By Trei Brundrett, Billy Disney, Laura June, Scott Kellum, and Erika OwensPosted on
In a Q&A; with Source’s Erika Owens, the team behind For Amusement Only explains how it was done.