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Building Websites with e107

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Building Websites with e107

Overview of this book

e107 is a PHP-based content management system that uses the popular open source MySQL database system for content storage. e107 is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License and is completely free, totally customizable and in constant development. It is an ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more. It has a large, enthusiastic, and helpful community of users.If you want to create a powerful, fully-featured website in no time, this book is for you. This book will help you explore e107, putting you in the picture of what it offers, and how to go about building a site with the system. The book covers all the core features of e107, and it is thorough and incremental tutorial approach it gives you the understanding to experiment with advanced features and customization.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Building Websites with e107
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgement
About the Reviewer
Preface

Content Management Plugin


The Content Management plugin is a core plugin and is a very powerful and versatile plugin. Before we get started let's clear up a question that always seems to come up. Why does a content management system need a content management plugin? The plugin is simply named content management. It could have been called content organizer, site content manger, or any number of other names. The plugin is a module of programming code that stores and organizes content. The plugin does not have to be installed for e107 to manage content but, as you will see, this plugin is a very powerful system that makes managing content very easy.

In the following parts of the chapter we are going to learn briefly the key features of the Content Management Plugin. In some parts the link to the corresponding section of the WIKI http://wiki.e107.org is provided for reference purposes. There is also additional information to be found in the e107 Forums at http://www.e107.org. The powerful, versatile...