Content Management Systems
The CMSmatrix site allows users to discuss, rate, and compare free and non-free content management systems. It provides an extensive list of CMSs and allows users to search for systems and compare features side by side in a matrix.
Drupal is an advanced portal with collaborative book, search engines, URLs, online help, roles, full content search, site watching, threaded comments, version control, blogging, and news aggregator. A special group, Drupaled, focuses on education.
Geeklog is a PHP/MySQL based application for managing dynamic web content. It is a blog engine and content management system with support for comments, trackbacks, multiple syndication formats, and spam protection.
Joomla! is an open source content management system. It can be used for simple websites or complex corporate applications.
The OpensourceCMS site gives you the opportunity to "try out" some php/mysql based free and open source software systems. The administrator username and password are given for every system.
Mamboserver is a content management system that features inline WYSIWYG content editors, news feeds, syndicated news, banners, mailing users, links manager, statistics, content archiving, date based content, 20 languages, modules and components.
TYPO3 is a free open source content management system for use on the web and in intranets. It features a set of ready-made interfaces, functions, and modules.
Plone is a ready-to-run content management system that is built on the powerful and free Zope application server. Plone is easy to set up, extremely flexible, and provides you with a system for managing web content that is ideal for project groups.
WordPress is a personal publishing tool with focus on aesthetics. It features a cross-blog tool, password protected posts, importing, typographical aids, multiple authors, and bookmarklets.