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phpNuke tutorial

PHP-Nuke is a web based automated news publishing and content management based on PHP and MyQL. All the system maintenance is done from within a web based user interface.

PHP-Nuke was originally a fork of the Thatware news portal system.

The main aim of PHP-Nuke is to allow a web master to create a community-based portal with an automated web site allowing users and editors to post news items (user-submitted news items are selected by editors). Users can comment on these articles using the comments system.

Modules may be added to the PHPNuke system, allowing the web master to add more features (such as an internet forum or calendar) to their PHP-Nuke installation in addition to the core modules such as News, FAQ and Private Messaging.

The whole system is maintained by administrators using the web-based administration section. PHPNuke is an multilingual application including. Look and feel are also customizable through the Themes system.

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, mSQL, PostgreSQL, ODBC, ODBC_Adabas, Sybase or Interbase).

Support for 25 languages, Yahoo like search engine, Comments option in Polls, lot of themes, Ephemerids manager, File Manager, Headlines, download manager, faq manager, advanced blocks systems, reviews system, newsletter, categorized articles, multilingual content management etc.

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