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Old 09-25-2003, 04:27 PM   #1
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CMS Perl/CGI/PHP script

wats a CMS script? (Content management system) what it does? whatsf or ...
i saw a CMS in perl and also in PHP but i dont know wats good for? :>
pls if you know tell me or give me some documentational link
Old 09-25-2003, 04:45 PM   #2
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It's basically like a "portal". A CMS script can consist of many scripts in most cases that can be written in many programming languages. Content that is managed by many users and not just the webmaster. This calls for a content managment system (CMS).

Some good examples of free/not-free CMS's:
or in cgi:
and my lastest favorite (more of a portal than a cms):
Old 10-25-2006, 11:11 AM   #3
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Cool Content Management System

Simple CMS' can be used for running full blown portal to simple news site...

being able to manage the sites content automatically without having to run the content through HTML editing software and upload it. Instead you can just fill in a form on a site and click send and a news article is created magically...

Links and Downloads Databases are also part of a good CMS as well as Forums and the likes...

check out for a great FREE CMS and get WebAPPing your site today!!!!

You can modify scripts like this for full blown portals or simple CMS based websites which are easy to maintain and add content to without ftping in or HTMLing up content!!!


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