The Content management system is a software for the computer system which allows the editing, publishing and improvising content with the management of the user interface. This system helps to maintain the workflow in the collaborative work environment. This software can be both manually handled or integrated with automated systems. Mostly this content management system is used for managing the content on the websites, blogs, news and internal databases of the organizations. With the current evolution of technology, big organizations have moved towards the implementation of the CMSs in their organization to make it easier for them giving out regular updates on their websites and social media sites. The major aim ofimplementing a CMS is to create a database which allows the owner to edit and organize the important documents, providing the necessary and version controlled data to the users. A CMS serves as a warehouse of all the pictures, movies, documents, phone numbers and scientific data. A CMS can also be used for storing, controlling, semantically enriching, revising and publishing the documentation.

Some popular content management systems which are more oftenly used by the organizations are:


WordPress is an open source and free blogging tool. It is based on PHP and MySQL running on the web hosting service. The major feature in the WordPress tool is that it has got a plug in architecture and a template system. It has become as the top website of 2013, among the 60 million websites. It has got a major web template system being used from a template processor. It features, themes, plugins, Multi user and multi blogging. Users are able to change the templates being used in the WordPress blogs, the database of WordPress comprises of nearly 26000 plugins enabling the users to tailor their website according to their needs. The multi blogging and multi user interface helps to update many things at a given time by many users.



Drupal is another free and open source tool used as the content management framework, specifically based on PHP. It works in nearly 2.1% websites of the world from personal blogs to the corporate websites. It is a multitasking management system as it can also be modified in knowledge management and business collaboration.It includes the major features of menu management, page layout customization, taxonomy , RSS feeds, user account and registration and system administration.



Joomla is a free content management framework used mainly for publishing web content. Joomla is written in the language of PHP, using the object oriented programming techniques and software design patterns building its database in MySQL, MS SQL or PostgreSQL database, including certain similar features as in Drupal like Caching, RSS feeds, blogs, Polls and search, supporting the language internationalization.It is known to be the second most used content management systems globally after WordPress.



Magento was first released on 31st March 2008 under the name of Bento as an open source e-commerce web application. It is built with the parts of the Zend Framework,which uses the entity attribute Value database model for storing the data. It is estimated to be used in 1.0% website all over the world.


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