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Many open source applications are available - with many useful extensions.
    • With WordPress, you can instantly create a blog, a complete website or a social network. It is based on PHP and MySQL and is one of the most successful and popular applications in the world. It is user-friendly, and based on the latest web standards.
    • As a powerful content management system (CMS), Joomla! can be used for managing simple websites and also complex business presentations. It's easy to install, easy to use and totally reliable. Immediately after installation, even novice users will be able to add and edit content, update images, and manage important data.
    • No matter which web application you are looking to implement, with the Drupal content management system, almost anything is possible. Whether it be a blog, corporate identity, online store or complete intranet solution, with Drupal it's not a problem.
    • phpBB3 is the latest installment in a seven year long package lineup. Like its predecessors, phpBB3 is feature-rich, user-friendly, and fully supported by the phpBB team. phpBB3 greatly improves on what made phpBB2 popular, and adds commonly requested features that were not present in previous versions. We hope it exceeds your expectations.
    • Originally, the software package MediWiki was written to create Wikis' Wikipedia. Today it can be utilized by anyone as an internal knowledge management or content management system. It is written in PHP and can be used by either the MySQL or PostgreSQL database management system.
    • Mantis Bug Tracker is a free, popular web-based bug tracking system. It is written in PHP and works with MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL databases, as well as a web server. You can also find many useful features like email notification, different user rights levels and many more as well as your choice of 68 languages.
    • This PHP-based weblog application enables the creation and management of an online diary, a weblog or even a complete website, all without code! Serendipity proves to be very flexible to use, extensible, and can be described as easy to use framework which does not sacrifice professional features.
    • The ideal software for online learning platforms, Moodle is made for educational institutions and businesses. Learning opportunities such as self-study courses, courses with instructor feedback and collaborative courses can be customized and are quickly adaptable with Moodle. Create your virtual classroom with Moodle.
    • b2evolution is an advanced weblog tool that enables you to manage your own blogs, newsfeeds and even photo galleries. In addition, Blogs are displayed in multiple languages simultaneously. Only one installation allows multiple users and administrators to access the tool.
    • With dotClear, everyone has the opportunity, regardless of technical skill level, to publish a blog. The user-friendly software helps you create and manage your blog posts, and facilitate the easy management of your blog.
    • phpFreeChat is an easy to install, fast, customizable and multilingual chat client. To provide a smooth upgrade (without flicker) AJAX is used. It supports multi-rooms, private messages, moderation, and your own chat commands. phpFreeChat leaves nothing to be desired when it comes to building a perfect chat room.
    • phpMyFAQ supports various databases to store all data. Create a knowledge base and take advantage of many helpful features such as a flexible multi-user support, file manager, voice modules, a backup system and an anti-spam system.
    • BBClone is written in PHP VISIT. But it is not just a visitor: BBclone also provides detailed information about the visitors to your website. IP address, the browser, etc., as well as the last visitors to the website and the number of visitors. This proves to be very useful, especially for sites with low to medium heavy traffic. Administrators can see who has visited your site, which browsers were used, where they come from, etc.
    • Form tools as a script on PHP / MySQL-based offers all kinds of web forms using a backend database and a user-friendly interface to manage the form characteristics. In addition, there is a plethora of tools for managing and handling your form data. Whether you create your forms by hand or through a script, whether your form is in HTML, Flash, Silverlight or any other form - Form Tools can help!
    • YOURLS is a small PHP script set that allows you to run your own URL shortening service. You can do this privately or publicly, and you can choose custom keyword URLs, because the program has its own API.
    • With Magento online stores are not only perfectly functional but also visually appealing. Based on PHP, it uses MySQL for storing data. Several shops can be managed with separate catalogs on different domains. A highly recommended software for those who simply expect more from their online store.
    • osCommerce is an online shop solution offering a wide range of standard features for quick and easy setup of online stores.
    • Zen Cart was designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. The online store software includes all the necessary tools needed to set up a successful online store. The software is constantly improving based on user requirements.
    • Take advantage of the ease of use and management of this innovative solution for a profitable eCommerce business! As a reliable and flexible software, PrestaShop offers many features and a high quality experience.
    • With WordPress, you can instantly create a blog, a complete website or a social network. It is based on PHP and MySQL and is one of the most successful and popular applications in the world. It is user-friendly, and based on the latest web standards.
    • TYPO3 is used mainly for creating professional websites and is based on the PHP scripting language. MySQL, MariaDB or Oracle databases can be used. Extensions with many functions can be integrated without the need for custom code.
    • XOOPS is written in PHP for the MySQL database Web application platform. The tool is ideal for developing small or large community websites and corporate portals, weblogs and much more.
    • The creation and operation of a website are two very different challenges. With concrete5 you can do both. Most other content management systems are created to facilitate either creation or operation, but not both. Once you load a page onto your website, a service bar appears which offers all the options required to update the page - just select and click!
    • An attractive feature of the MODx Content Management System is it's adaptability and flexibility. Simply put, it is ideal for setting up small and medium-sized websites. Thanks to the SEO functionality, webpages that were created with MODx, are easily found by search engines.
    • This flexible content management system nucleus is ideal to create all kinds of websites. Thanks to a powerful collection of PHP scripts, you have a variety of ways to make your website.
    • Advanced Guestbook is ideal for creating guestbooks. Features such as preview, templates, email notifications, upload pictures, emoticons and many others are already integrated. An admin script allows you to edit entries, view or delete.
    • Coppermine Photo Gallery is a photo gallery script. Users can upload pictures with a web browser (thumbnails are automatically generated), rate pictures, add comments and send e-cards. The administrator can manage the galleries and add large numbers of images to the gallery that were previously transferred via FTP to the server. The script also supports multiple languages and has a theme system.
    • The perfect application for Artists: In addition to galleries, audio and video formats are also supported in ZenPhoto. Even complete portfolio websites can be created. ZenPhoto thus proves to be an ideal content management system for graphic artists, designers, photographers, filmmakers and musicians.

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