About Nucleus CMS

Nucleus is a Content Management System (CMS): a powerful set of PHP scripts that allow you to maintain one or more weblogs or online journals. A short summary of the most important features is given below:

  • Runs on your own server
  • One or more weblogs, even on the same page
  • Plugin-interface to add extra functionality
  • Comments
  • Archives
  • Categories
  • Search
  • Multiple authors
  • Future items
  • Drafts
  • Extensive administration area
  • Media library and file upload
  • Fully customizable skins and templates
  • Skin import/export
  • Banlist against commenting system abuse
  • RSS syndication
  • Easy installation
  • Easy backups
  • XML-RPC interface (implementing the Blogger API and metaWeblog API)
  • XHTML-ready
  • Tools to import Blogger and GreyMatter blogs
  • ...

Requirements in order to run Nucleus: (If you don't know if you fit the requirements, ask your system administrator)

  • PHP (version 4.0.6 or higher)
  • Access to a MySQL database (version 3.23.38 or higher)
  • Some HTML and CSS knowledge, to edit skins and templates

Nucleus is intended for the people that want full control and 'tweakability' over their sites. If you're just looking for a very simple way to put up a site, or don't know any HTML, you might want to use a 'simpler' service such as Blogger.

Nucleus CMS Manual