Common Problems of Open Source Content Management Systems

By HTMLGoodies Staff

Often the use of an open source content management system (CMS) can have drawbacks for both developers and customers, but it doesn't have to be that way. Bitrix Inc. has compiled a list of the 10 major pitfalls of open source CMSes, so hopefully you can avoid them. According to the report, the list of pitfalls includes:

  • Developer lock-in
  • Unstated costs
  • Lack of core functionality
  • Limited usability
  • Questionable security
  • Highly competitive market
  • Lack of support
  • Market prejudice
  • Platform and setup requirements
  • Legal issues

More details can be found in a white paper available on the Bitrix website.

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