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Best Open Source CMS?

Unnsse Khan
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Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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What is the best open source content management system (CMS) for web based applications / sites?

I need something which I can easily configure / customize the user interface layer.

Many, many thanks!
Masoud Kalali
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Joined: Jul 08, 2004
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There are tens of opensource CMS in java.
here is a list of them.

Which one is usefull for you? it depends on your requirements.
one very simple one could be

but if you looking for something like php based portal systems (phpNuke?) then you should check


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David O'Meara

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We also have a book promotion for a book covering Alfresco CMS starting 6th Feb here on the Ranch
Ulf Dittmer

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Originally posted by Masoud Kalali:
There are tens of opensource CMS in java.
here is a list of them.

Out of that list, Magnolia and OpenCMS seem to get the most coverage.
I agree. Here's the link:
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