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Website Solution Selection Guide

There are a number of factors to consider when deciding what technologies to use to build a website. Use your answers to the questions listed below to find the best tool for your website needs.

Who will contribute content to your site?

I need to ...Consider using ...
Google BloggerDrupal EnterpriseDrupal LiteGoogle Sites
Enable multiple people to contribute content    
Enable people without HTML skills to contribute content    
Enable different people to contribute and review or approve content   

How much, and how frequently, will you change the content or layout?

I need to ...Consider using ...
Google BloggerDrupal EnterpriseDrupal LiteGoogle Sites
Publish a large number of pages   
Frequently update content    
Easily change the layout  
Customize the layout with the help of my internal or contract web developer  

What types of content or features will you include?

I need to ...Consider using ...
Google BloggerDrupal EnterpriseDrupal LiteGoogle Sites
Reuse the same content in multiple places on the site  
Publish or consume RSS feeds    
Filter or categorize content   
Collect and publish visitors' comments   
Enable users to collaboratively create/edit content   
Use Google Search Appliance to create customized search of only pages in my site 
Measure traffic on my website with Google Analytics   
Add custom functionality with the help of my internal or contract web developer  
Use my own domain name    

Who should have access to your website?

I need to publish content that is ...Consider using ...
Google BloggerDrupal EnterpriseDrupal LiteGoogle Sites
Available to the general public    
Accessible with a password to only a small group of individuals  
Accessible with a password only to students, faculty, and staff on my campus 
Accessible with a password to only students, faculty, and staff on all campuses