The Contao CMS (Content Management System) is an open source program written in PHP, which uses MySQL as a database.
Contao is ideal for large websites and is therefore the solution for huge web projects, with all the advantages of a large community such as numerous extensions that will help you to make your website even better.
With version 3, Contao is also ideally suited for "Responsive Web Design" - the website adjusts itself to the device (tablet, smartphone, PC).
Some features of contao:
- many backend lagnuages
- many themes
- powerful permission system
- contact form creator
- Live-update service
- search engine friendly URLs
- PDF-export function
- Internal search engine
- Integrated file manager
- integrated news and blog module
- integrated calendar
- many additional modules
More information about the Content Management System Contao can be found under contao.org.
To install Contao, go into the software module and choose install. Under content management systems (CMS), select Contao and click Next. Now select the version branch, then the version of Contao and click Next. Now you must specify an installation path for the software and again click Next. After the files have been copied to your hosting package, you have to click on the link to start the configuration.
Follow the step-by-step instructions of the installation wizard and go back to the control panel when you are done, to complete the installation.