osCommerce 2.2 Milestone 2 Update Released Last November

osCommerce recommended a few months ago that osCommerce users update to the latest version, osCommerce 2.2 Milestone 2 051112 Update. The update "addresses security related issues and bug reports that exist in the released version". The changes are minimal and are not expected to break compatibility with contributions (third-party plugins). Additional information:

This update release focuses solely on security related issues and bug reports, and does not introduce any new features that have been made for the next development milestone release.

Make your own Wikipedia

Thanks to Line 56 News, I came across MediaWiki . MediaWiki is the same wiki application that the famous Wikipedia site also uses. How can you argue with success?

While we are a little unclear as to the terms and license of the software, it is free software. This application is well worth the look for those interested in installing a Wiki on their server.

MediaWiki for Dummies - Line 56 News -

... MediaWiki site. MediaWiki, the software behind Wikipedia, is a powerful collaboration platform and content management system. Start ... 

Joomla one of many reaching critical mass

The folks at Joomla.org continue to point out the success they have had since leaving the confines of the Mambo Content Management System (CMS).  While we are glad to see their numbers are up, we believe that Joomla isn't alone in seeing those numbers climb.  Just yesterday the folks at Drupal.org was making the same claim during their release of Drupal 4.7.

Drupal 4.7.0 Has Been Released

Early this Monday morning Drupal 4.7 was released.  Since then, about every Drupal blog from Belgium (where Drupal founder Dries is from) to South Dakota in the United States (where CMS Report is based) has talked about the release.  Here at CMSReport.com we've been testing Drupal 4.7 since Beta 1 and have been very pleased to see it through a mature released.  The following "press release" was posted at Drupal.org

The Beginning of CMSReport.com

The following was submitted on our sister site, Like that Idea on December 21, 2005.

For awhile now, I've wanted to build a Website focused on reporting today's news in the world of content management systems (CMS). In simple terms, a CMS is a system used for storing, managing, organizing, and displaying content. There are all kinds of CMS out there, with one that you're most likely familiar with, the Web CMS (we use one here at Like that Idea). While a CMS is more than just software, among the computer techies it is usually the software that is talked about most.