Content Management Systems

Content Management Systems (or CMS) are third-party applications that provide a graphical user interface for adding and editing website content: pages, scripts, files, multimedia content, and so on. The following CMS are the most popular and widely used:

  • WordPress - a free and open-source blogging tool.
  • Joomla - a free and open-source content management system for publishing web content.
  • Drupal - a free and open-source content-management framework

Before you can create a website with a CMS, you need to install the CMS on your hosting account. There are two options available:

  • Install a CMS as a web application. All most popular CMS can be installed as web applications using the Plesk interface. To do so, follow these instructions:
  1. Go to Applications.
  2. Find the CMS you need in the list of available applications, and install it as described in the Web Applications section.
  3. Create your website in the CMS. For information about creating websites with your CMS, refer to the relevant documentation.
  • If the desired CMS cannot be found on the list of available web applications, you need to download and install it according to the installation instructions provided in the documentation of the CMS of your choice.

Note: You can install a CMS as a web application only if your hosting subscription allows it.