Flexible Content Management System


PostNuke Review

Contributed by on Aug 30, 2003 - 04:38 AM

Introduction to the PostNuke CMS

Postnuke is a free CMS (Content Management System), which is based on PHP. It makes use of the ADODB database abstraction layer and connects to many Database Management Systems like mySQL, SQL, PostGRESQL, and many others.

PostNuke development is Open Source allowing robust, modular and secure feature-rich software. It has a development community with over 120 active developers who contribute their time and knowledge to the project for free.

Some features of the PostNuke CMS

Since the primary purpose of PostNuke is to easily maintain dynamic content, it has many default features which cater for that. Users can submit content which are approved by the admin before publishing. Administrators can set permissions and create groups to distribute work loads. And the latest PostNuke version contains a WYSIWYG editor to allow users to have more control over their content.

PostNuke is extremely easy to customized even for those who are not well versed with HTML. Customization of all aspects of the website's appearance is possible through themes, including CSS support. It is suitable for any type of website is that it is flexible, and expandable, in the sense that it is easily customized and maintained through modules, themes and blocks which can easily be fitted to it very with little configuration.

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