Content Management System scripts can be seen as a “web site in a box”. While they do not provide a complete web site (ie page content), they do offer a framework for easier web site creation.
CMS from Scratch
CMS from Scratch is a quick, easy, and FREE solution that lets Web designers give their customers a Web site they can edit themselves.
e107 is a content management system written in PHP and using the popular open source MySQL database system for content storage. It’s completely free, totally customisable and in constant development.
ImpressCMS is a community developed Content Management System for easily building and maintaining a dynamic Web site. Keep your Web site up to date with this easy to use, secure and flexible system.
Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful on-line applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.
Mambo is an award winning, feature rich content management system; it is used for everything from simple Web sites to complex corporate applications. Mambo is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.
PHP-Nuke is a Web Portal System or content management system. The goal of PHP-Nuke is to have an automated Web site to distribute news and articles with users system. Each user can submit comments to discuss the articles. PHP-Nuke is written 100% in PHP and requires Apache Web server, PHP and a SQL (MySQL, MySQL4, msSQL, PostgreSQL, Access, ODBC, DB2, Oracle, and SQLite).
phpWebSite provides a complete web site content management system. Web-based administration allows for easy maintenance of interactive, community-driven Web sites.
Zikula is software that creates an impressive, dynamic Web site and provides you with a site you can administer with minimal HTML knowledge through a web browser.