CMS(Content Management System) is a collection of the web applications which helps the user to manage their contents like images, text, comments, videos, music and many more. It is very difficult for any web developer to manage their contents without CMS because it provides the environment to work at Back-end. Through this article I am writing about the Top 5 CMS(Content Management System).
WordPress : WordPress is an open source CMS powered by PHP and MySQL.It is Specialized Content Management System for Blogging.It is very powerful web tool which makes the blogging a very easy task. It was released on May 27, 2003, by Matt Mullenweg.There are thousands of themes, widgets and plugins which are very easy to install which makes it best of the all other CMS. Today Millions of Bloggers are using WordPress CMS for Running their Blog
Drupal : It is an open source CMS written in PHP. A very interesting fact about Drupal is that there are about 1.5 % of the total world’s websites use Drupal as back-end.Its latest release is Drupal 7.0 which is available at Drupal website. Like WordPress it also provides thousands of themes and modules(Addons) which makes it easy to manage your website.
Joomla : Joomla is an award-winning, free, open source content management system (CMS) which is written in PHP. That enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.There are many websites using Joomla CMS like open source OS project linux, social networking websiteQuizilla, restaurant chain’s websites shop.There are about 6,000 free and commercial plug-ins available from the official Joomla Directory.Its latest release was Joomla 1.6.0 which is released on January 10, 2011.
Symphony CMS :Symphony is a web-based content management system (CMS) that enables users to create and manage websites. It is an XSLT-powered open source content management system. Provides a lean, flexible core complemented by a rapidly growing extensions library. World’s many renowned brands like Virgin media, BBC, MTV and many more uses this powerful CMS.
DOT-NET-NUKE : It is leading open source Web Content management Platform for ASP.NET . A very interesting fact about DOT-NET-NUKE is that it powering over 600,000 production websites from all over the world. and It is free of cost.The flexible DotNetNuke architecture allows you to easily add functionality or change the appearance of your web site through the addition of DotNetNuke apps.