Complimentary Software On
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On cPanel®* accounts, the following software comes either pre-installed, or with the ability to install in just a few clicks. We offer our clients complimentary install support upon request.
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a dynamic content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 16.7% of Alexa Internet's "top 1 million" websites and as of August 2011 manages 22% of all new websites. WordPress is currently the most popular CMS in use on the Internet. It was first released on May 27, 2003. As of December 2011, version 3.0 had been downloaded over 65 million times. Reference.
Joomla! is a free and open source content management framework (CMF) for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. Joomla! is written in PHP, stores data in a MySQL or MS SQL database, and includes features such as page caching, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, search, and support for language internationalization. As of March 2012, Joomla! has been downloaded over 30 million times. Over 10,000 free and commercial extensions are available from the official Joomla! Extension Directory, and more are available from other sources. It is estimated to be the second most used CMS on the Internet after WordPress. Reference.
Drupal is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) and content management framework (CMF) written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. It is used as a back-end system for at least 2.1% of all websites worldwide ranging from personal blogs to corporate, political, and government sites including whitehouse.gov and data.gov.uk. It is also used for knowledge management and business collaboration. The standard release of Drupal, known as Drupal core, contains basic features common to content management systems. These include user account registration and maintenance, menu management, RSS feeds, page layout customization, and system administration. The Drupal core installation can be used as a brochureware website, a single- or multi-user blog, an Internet forum, or a community website providing for user-generated content. As of July 2012, there are about 17,200 free community-contributed addons, known as contrib modules, available to alter and extend Drupal's core capabilities and add new features or customize Drupal's behavior and appearance. Although Drupal offers a sophisticated programming interface for developers, no programming skills are required for basic website installation and administration. Reference.
phpBB Forum Software
phpBB is a popular Internet forum package written in the PHP scripting language. The name "phpBB" is an abbreviation of PHP Bulletin Board. Available under the GNU General Public License, phpBB is free and open source software. Reference.
SpamAssassin Spam Filtering
SpamAssassin is an intelligent email filter which uses a diverse range of tests to identify unsolicited bulk email - commonly called Spam. These tests are applied to email headers and content to classify email using advanced statistical methods. Spam-detection techniques include DNS-based and fuzzy-checksum-based spam detection, Bayesian filtering, external programs, blacklists and online databases. SpamAssassin was awarded the Linux New Media Award 2006 as the "Best Linux-based Anti-spam Solution". Reference.
IMP, from the Horde Project is one of the most popular and feature-packed IMAP webmail packages available, including when compared to programs such as Outlook and Evolution. Although it's web-based, its list of features is extensive and includes filters, folders and even support for PGP encryption. It rivals Microsoft's Exchange and has been deployed by some of America's top companies in the Fortune 500 list, as well as smaller organisations. Some of these systems support over 40,000 users using various clustering techniques. Reference.
Roundcube is a web-based IMAP email client written in the PHP programming language. Roundcube's most prominent feature is the pervasive use of Ajax technology to present a more fluid and responsive user interface than that of traditional webmail clients. Roundcube is used by a number of universities to provide email services to students and staff such as Harvard University, UC Berkeley, Stevens Institute of Technology, Tilburg University, and the University of Sussex. In an interview in 2009 two of Roundcube's core developers noted that the largest deployment to that date that they were aware of was in the University of Michigan with 70,013 students. Apple's operating system, Mac OS X 10.7, provides Roundcube as the default webmail client in Mail Server. Reference.