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Building Websites with PHP-Nuke by Douglas Paterson

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Chapter 1. An Introduction to PHP-Nuke

PHP-Nuke is a free tool to manage the content of dynamic websites. To be more specific, PHP‑Nuke is an open-source content management system. In fact, you could say it is 'the' open-source content management system. Since it is vastly popular, a number of other similar systems have sprung from it, and even similar systems based around very different technologies that owe nothing to it in terms of code have added 'Nuke' to their name as homage.

Although the first paragraph conveys something of the history and grandeur of PHP-Nuke, it doesn't answer the basic question of what it can actually do for you.

PHP-Nuke allows you to create a dynamic, community-driven website with minimum effort and programming knowledge. ...

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