40+ Great PHP content management systems for your Website

PHP Content management systems (PHP CMS) are customizable plug and play scripts for organizing website content built on top of application frameworks and makes extensive reusable php code running on MySQL/PostgreSQL database powered by PHP.

Each is CMS is unique and code simplicity, skeleton, customizing with plugins, snippets to your needs are most important to consider before deciding on a CMS.

CMS

Lets take on some of the best CMS scripts,  you can use to kickstart your website.

1. WordPress

www.wordpress.org

wordpress

WordPress is one of the most popular scalable CMS which initially started for blogs but now it can be used to create any kind of website with plugin or theme. The enormous simplicity of code, excellent codex documentation , wide user base are main reasons why wordpress is so popular out there. Deployment and configuration of wordpress can be done in a fly within few clicks.

2. Drupal

www.drupal.org

drupa

3. Joomla

www.joomla.org

joomla

  • Category: Websites and Applications
  • License: GPL
  •  Platform:   MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLite
  • Demo: http://demo.joomla.org/

4. Typo3

www.typo3.org

typo3

5. vBulletin

http://www.vbulletin.com/

vb

6. Text Pattern

www.textpattern.com

tp

Easy to use, simple and light weight content management system made for PHP

7. Concrete5

http://www.concrete5.org/

c5

8. Tango CMS

www.tangocms.org

tango

9. Redax Script

http://redaxscript.com

redax

  • Category: Ultra lightweight website engine.
  • License: GPL
  •  Platform:   PHP/MySQL
  • Demo: n/a

10. CMS Made Simple

http://www.cmsmadesimple.org/

cmsmade

11. Cushy CMS

www.cushycms.com

cushy

12. Pixie

http://www.getpixie.co.uk/

pixiejpg

13. PHP Fusion

http://www.php-fusion.co.uk

phpfusioon

14. Dolphin

http://www.boonex.com/dolphin

dolphin

15. Mambo CMS

http://www.mamboserver.com

mambo

16. B2Evolution

http://b2evolution.net/

b2e

17. Frog CMS

http://www.madebyfrog.com/

frog

18. MediaWiki

http://www.mediawiki.org

mediawiki

19. Geeklog

http://www.geeklog.net/

geeklog

20. MyBB

http://www.mybb.com/

mybb

21. TinyCMS

http://tinycms.designskate.com/

tinycms

TinyCMS is an open source, lightweight PHP CMS script

22. Wolf CMS

http://www.wolfcms.org/

wolf

23. PHP Fox

http://www.phpfox.com

phpfox

24. Coppermine Gallery

http://coppermine-gallery.net/

coppemie

25. Quick CMS

http://opensolution.org

quickcms

26. Pligg

http://pligg.com/

pliggg

27. Contao

http://www.contao.org

contao

28. Zen-cart

http://www.zen-cart.com

zencart

29. phpWebsite

https://phpwebsite.appstate.edu/

phpw

30. phpBB

http://www.phpbb.com

phpbb

31.  4Images

http://www.4homepages.de/

4images

32. Open Classifieds

http://open-classifieds.com/

oc

33. Moodle

https://moodle.org/

moodle

  • Category:   Learning course CMS
  • License: Free
  •  Platform:   PHP/MySQL/PostGRE/Oracle/MSSql
  • Demo: http://demo.moodle.net/

34. Jetbox

http://sourceforge.net/projects/jetboxone/

  • Category:   CMS
  • License: Free
  •  Platform:   PHP/MySQL
  • Demo: n/a

35. Habari Project

http://habariproject.org/en/

habari

36. Phorum

http://www.phorum.org/

phorum

37. Vanilla

http://vanillaforums.org/

vanill

38. Serendipity

http://www.s9y.org/

serendip

39. Silverstripe

http://www.silverstripe.com/

silversjpg

40.  e107

http://e107.org/

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41. Processwire

http://processwire.com/

pwire

42. PivotX

http://pivotx.net/

pivotx

43. Prestashop

http://www.prestashop.com/

presta