Content management system provides a way to website owner to control content of the website. Webmaster has full control to add/edit and delete any content uploaded by website visitor and registered users. There are many open source CMS system are available in PHP which are very user friendly and easy to use. Some of the mode widely CMS systems are.
1) WordPress: “WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.” WordPress is widely used for blogging application. A person who wants their own personal blogging system for their own or for their business, wordpress is the first choice because of its easy administration of content and large collection of free wordpress templates and plug-in directory.
2) CMSMS: “CMS Made Simple helps experienced web developers and designers to create sites of power and beauty in a fraction of the normal time, avoiding hours of coding and allowing your clients to update their own sites with a minimum of fuss. CMSMS is normally used when the person has the requirement of regular news posting or event management type of requirement. CMSMS has very large collection of modules which are easy to install and customize. CMSMS makes it simple to set up a website and then hand it over to non-techies to continue.
3) Joomla: “Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.” When people want to make large portal type website with high level of features, joomla is the first choice. Joomla CMS used for corporate websites, online magazine, newspaper and publication. It’s also used as ecommerce websites for small business.
4) Drupal: “Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal supports a variety of websites ranging from personal weblogs to large community-driven websites. Drupal is a free open source that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Drupal is widely used for applications like Discussion forum, intranet application, ecommerce website and social networking websites. It has inbuilt content management system, blog, forum, Picture galleries, newsletter and podcasting features.
Source by Charlene Fin