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PHP 5 CMS Framework Development by Martin Brampton

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The idea of a CMS

Since you are reading this book, most likely you have already decided to build or use a CMS. But before we go into any detail, it is worth spending some time presenting a clear picture of where we are and how we got here. To be more precise, I will describe how I got here, in the expectation that at least some aspects of my experiences are quite typical.

The World Wide Web (WWW) is a huge set of interlinked documents built using a small group of simple protocols, originally put together by Tim Berners-Lee. Prominent among them was HTML, a simplified markup language. The protocols utilized the Internet with the immediate aim of sharing academic papers. The Web performed this useful function for some years while the Internet remained ...

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