CuteNews

Cutenews is a blog publishing system written by Georgi Avramov and available free of charge (although a subscription fee is required to remove the Powered by CuteNews line). CuteNews is written in PHP and all content is stored in flat text files, so database software is not required.

MODx Web Development

In 2007 MODx won the “Most Promising Open Source CMS” Packt Award. A little more than one year later, the MODx Web Development book has been published, to fulfill the expectations of many interested readers. MODx Web Development is the first book available on MODx, and will undoubtedly contribute...

SkyBlueCanvas

SkyBlueCanvas is a lightweight CMS developed by Scott Lewis and released as open source in March, 2008. SkyBlueCanvas is designed to be easy to use, and is intended for small web sites with relatively simple requirements. That means sites with about one hundred pages, two or three page layouts,...

Most popular CMS in 2008

The year 2008 has seen a concentration of interest on just a few CMS or blog platforms, with an increasing distance between the most popular ones and the followers. As in 2006 and 2007, I’m using the data from the Most visited CMS site report, based on the Alexa...

Seditio

Seditio is the successor of the LDU (Land Down Under) website engine. Both systems were created by Olivier C., who released LDU in July 2002 and Seditio in March 2006. Seditio is a PHP / MySQL application, and is free for personal use, but it’s not open source. In...

ImpressCMS

ImpressCMS is a fork of Xoops, based on version 2.0.17 core. Born at the end of 2007, ImpressCMS feels that a community is most effective in a loose and informal structure, without fixed teams or organizational structure. “One of the most essential conditions for the success of this project...

Elgg

Elgg – meaning “elk” or “moose” in Scandinavia – was started by Ben Werdmuller and Dave Tosh in 2004, as a social networking platform designed especially for e-learning. In August 2008 Elgg 1.0 was released. Elgg 1.0 has a completely rewritten core, to improve scalability and allow for greater...

Learning Drupal 6

If you are going to build a website for the first time, and you wish to use Drupal, a good book like Building powerful and robust websites with Drupal 6 is an invaluable help. This new book, written by David Mercer and published by Packt, walks you through the...