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PHPCow News Publishing Script, Content Management System is a simple to install and easy to configure CMS script based on PHP and MySQL. The entire system has been built around being User Friendly and also eradicating all needs of knowledge of database management, php scripting or any other such specialized skill sets. This makes PHPCow one of the most popular Content Management Systems with one of the lowest TCO (Total Cost Of Ownership) and Full Customizable Templates.
PHPCow was built to give graphic designers the freedom and flexibility of creating templates directly from control panel without any limitations. No FTP client is required. With PHPCow template engine you can have your site look any way you like! Coupled with unique and powerful "Block" concept makes designing and layout simple and fast. Your Imagination is the only limit.
Single page articles, paginated articles, articles with attachments, articles with slideshows ... Think about any combination and it's all possible in PHPCow's Article Management module using the advanced WYSIWYG Editor for handling your content on the fly (no HTML skills required). This HTML editor brings to fore many of the powerful functionalities of popular desktop editors like MSWord.
PHPCow makes adding images into your articles very easy with its powerful file manager. Even while this is done, Security Issues are also taken care of as the files uploaded are owned by your user/group and not webserver user/group. Pagination of unduly long articles into multiple pages for easier online reading and increase number of total pages for better search engine ranking is also made possible in the Article Management Module...
Intuitive Block Management Module offers yet another level of flexibility when it comes to controlling the display of content on any template. You could control html properties of each block either through Built In Blocks or generate your own block using the Custom Block functionality in Block Management module.
Content Syndication has always been popular amongst webmasters as a means to have good search engine rankings. Providing Feeds also gets you quicker on search engines as well as offers more visibility amongst netizens who use feed readers on their browsers or desktop to stay updated. PHPCow has RSS Generator for generating RSS and Atom Feeds with the usual "Point And Click" ease of operation that PHPCow has become known for.
In addition, you can also import RSS Feeds of other sites to enrich content of your site. So entire RSS Block Management in short has RSS Exporter and RSS importer which is all that one would need for content syndication.
Role Based Access Control: Group and User management module lets the administrator define role based access rights to different sections of the Admin Module of PHPCow. This offers a distributed content management control with the Administrator having the overall control of the content being posted to the site.
Category Control exists both for the Articles and the CMS Section in PHPCow. In the articles section, you could create nested categories for a better and well organized content layout. Combined with User/Group management module, you could also have each Category being looked after by its own team as far as content posting is concerned...
PHPCow Content Management System module is useful for creating static pages such as "About Us" and "Contact Us". The CMS module has its own category structure. Each category may contain only one page
Template Export/Import has been one of the latest feature additions to PHPCow and was aimed at providing a means of keeping offsite template backup as well as the possibility of sharing templates between PHPCow users... This utility allows the admin to export all components & resources used in template (images, css files, js files, sources and blocks) and creates single archive file on the fly. Saved archived template is installed with PHPCow template import tool. This complements the Template Backup/Restore utility also in providing an off-site template backup should it be needed for disaster recovery at any instant of time.