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Concrete5


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Concrete5

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linux** unix
java

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cms website internet intranet extranet content-management-system

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You might want to consider Concrete 5 if you need a simple CMS (Content Management System) that can be used by both web developers and designers. This open source CMS has a few speed bumps but its advantages seem to outweigh them.

Installing Concrete 5 is quick and easy and takes only a couple minutes once you enter a few items of basic information. You will, however, need PHP and MySQL. After installation you'll see that you have a choice of just two templates, called themes. These are Plain Yogurt and Green Salad. The templates have several pre-built pages like "About" and "Contact" that definitely save time. You are also provided with about 20 "Blocks" which are sections of HTML, videos, surveys and the like. Blocks can be easily dropped into a page to add content and features. Concrete 5 allows different blocks to be developed but you'll need to be or have access to a PHP developer.

The editor is where Concrete 5 really shines, a WYSIWYG system that allows you to change anything just by clicking on it. Whether it's a static page or a dynamic page containing content requested by readers, the editor makes corrections or additions fast and easy. People with only basic computer skills will find it simple to add new content, edit pages or create new ones.

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