Org vs Net

Omeka.net is a hosted service option for creating an Omeka-powered site, as opposed to downloading and installing Omeka classic. Both Omeka.net and Omeka Classic installs have advantages and challenges. Use the table below to help you determine which fits your needs:

For a more comprehensive comparison, see http://bitly.com/compareomekas

What are the Major Differences between using Omeka.org and Omeka.net?

Omeka downloadable Omeka.net
LAMP server required No server required
FTP client required No FTP client required
Web-based administrative interface Web-based administrative interface
Add, edit, delete Items, Item Types, Collections, Exhibits Add, edit, delete Items, Item Types, Collections, Exhibits
Customize themes and plugins by editing server files Configurable themes and plugins through admin interface
Storage space determined by your server and/or server administrator Storage space according to the plan you choose.
Unlimited number of plugins and themes Plugins and themes determined by the plan you chose
File size limitations, determined by your server administrator File size limitations: 64mb
One site per installation Multiple sites, depending on your plan, per user account
Free Free basic plan always available w/other options for small fee
Updates conducted by user Updates automatically pushed by Omeka.net