What is PHPNuke?
PHP-Nuke is a full-featured, completely customizable content management system that includes everything you'll need to organize and manipulate information on your web site. Once you install PHP-Nuke, you can use it to create an interactive forum, online database of news articles, message board, polls, and other dynamic content. Based on PHP and MySQL, PHP-Nuke is available to all Web Hosting and Merchant Solutions customers.
PHP-Nuke is free software, released under the GNU License. It is a CMS (Content Management System) that integrates in its inside all the instruments that are used to create a site/portal of information (meant in broad sense). Given the immense number of present functions in the installation and in an even greater quantity of modules developed from third parties, the system is also adept to the management of Intranet business, e-commerce systems, corporate portals, public agencies, news agencies, online companies, information sites, e-learning systems and so on.
The personalization either of the graphical or of the programming part has only a single limit, the fantasy and capability of the programmer and web designer. The presence of many PHP-Nuke sites similar to each other is due mainly to the lack of time of those who created them or the fear that the phase of personalization is too difficult on a technical level. In fact, it suffices to let oneself be inspired by the available themes, in order to realize how easy it is to sew a new dress to on It is s portal.
Francisco Burzi, father and mother of PHP-Nuke, describes his creation as follows: PHP-Nuke is a Web Portal System, storytelling software, News system, online community or whatever you want to call it.
The goal of PHP-Nuke is to have an automated web site to distribute news and articles with users system. Each user can submit comments to discuss the articles, just similar to Slashdot and many others.
Main features include: web based admin, surveys, top page, access stats page with counter, user customizable box, themes manager for registered users, friendly administration GUI with graphic topic manager, option to edit or delete stories, option to delete comments, moderation system, Referrers page to know who link us, sections manager, customizable HTML blocks, user and authors edit, an integrated Banners Ads system, search engine, backend/headlines generation (RSS/RDF format), and many, many more friendly functions.
PHP-Nuke is written 100% in PHP and requires Apache Web server, PHP and a SQL (MySQL, MsSQL, PostgreSQL, ODBC, ODBC_ Adabas, Sybase or Inter base). Support for 25 languages, Yahoo like search engine, Comments option in Polls, lot of themes, Ephemerides manager, File Manager, Headlines, download manager, faq manager, advanced blocks systems, reviews system, newsletter, categorized articles, Multilanguage content management and a lot more.