Tools we use 1: Publishing print newspapers online: CMSs | RJI

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"1770","attributes":{"class":"media-image alignleft","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"427","height":"620","alt":""}}]]Battle of the CMS stars: Usage statistics on the technologies that power media websitesThis first Tools We Use report focuses on the Web publishing platforms of newspapers. That's right, I said "papers," that innovative technology that disrupted the thriving wandering minstrel industry. Centuries later, newspapers are still the main way people get local news.I checked 1,506 U.S. newspaper sites (1,303 dailies and 203 alternative weeklies) to find out what content management system (CMS) each used, employing several tech-detection services to pull in this usage data. A huge thanks to BuiltWith for donating an account to the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.A CMS is the publishing platform where you enter, edit and store data — such as articles. The top three CMSs worldwide are WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal (source: W3Techs, August 2015): Source: Tools we use 1: Publishing print newspapers online: CMSs | RJI