Other third-party tools


There are a variety of third-party content management systems (CMSes), wikis, and other site builders that are compatible with your DreamHost-hosted website.

The following describes various resources that guide you in preparing your site, along with a list of tools available for installation.

Preparing your site

Whether you're updating your DNS records to host an external site, installing an SSL certificate on an eCommerce platform, or setting up a database for a CMS, preparing your site is essential.

The sections below offer links to articles that help you learn more about various DreamHost services you can use to integrate third-party tools.

Adjusting domain settings

Transfer hosting

SSH topics

SSL certificates

MYSQL databases

FTP topics

Miscellaneous resources

Third-party tools

The following table provides information and links to various third-party tools:

Tool Type Description More information
Big Cartel Site builder Specializes in creating an online store for your merchandise.
Cargo Site builder Personal publishing platform that helps artists create simple websites to display their work.
Concrete CMS CMS Content management system that allows you to build a simple website.
Drush Scripting tool Command-line shell and scripting interface for Drupal.
Joomla! CMS Content management system that allows you to build a website.
MediaWiki CMS Collaboration and documentation platform.
Moodle CMS Open-source learning management platform.
Nextcloud File management Open-source software that allows you to share and manage your personal files with others.
phpBB Bulletin board Open-source forum bulletin board software.
Shopify eCommerce Site builder that specializes in eCommerce website solutions.
Squarespace Site builder SaaS-based content management system (CMS) which is composed of a website builder, blogging platform, and hosting service.
Tumblr Microblogging service Microblogging social networking app where users can blog about their ideas and interests via text, photos, quotes, links, music and videos.
Weebly eCommerce Site builder that quickly creates a website, blog, or online store.
Wix Site builder Cloud-based web development platform that allows users to create HTML5 websites and mobile sites, through the use of drag-and-drop tools.
Zen Cart eCommerce Online store management system.

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