Installing a Very Light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites can give you the ability to create HTML web pages very easily or to use Bootstarp to make it a new CMS. The original CMS is CMSimple and has quite difficult types of License, but fortunately there is a GPL3 version. We are taking about GPL3 version for this Installing a Very Light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites guide.
Installing a Very Light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites : Preface
CMSimple is ideal if your idea is inclinced towards Installing a very light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites. The GPL3 version is available here with another new name :
This is with ‘xh’ at ending, there is another one without the xh in source forge. The without xh has links those points to a parked domain. As it is GPL3, there is no problem to modify it and distribute it :
Download Light CMS ZIP file (64 KB ) it is from that GPL3 edition ; I have made it more simple by removing extra codes for the demo, links etc. You can see the demo here. There is basically no security, so be careful to protect with proper file permission. There is no copyright, links etc if you download the zip file which we used for demo. This is intended for testing purpose.
Installing a Very Light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites : Steps
Unzip the content and upload to SFTP subfolder or subdomain where you thinking for Installing a Very Light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites. That is installation. There is no MySQL or any Database requirement. Just point to that folder or subdirectory.
Installing a Very Light CMS on Rackspace Cloud Sites : Usages
Basically it is a kind of web software for creating HTML documents or very small website. Non existing SEO, lack of schema, rel tags, good themes makes it non representable for professional use. The advantage it gives is – creation of webpages which can be highly customized and fully uploaded to Cloud Files like we described in Rackspace Cloud Files and Bootstrap guide. You can easily integrate Bootstrap and create a CMS of your own, with Cloud Files PHP API, you can fully upload to CDN for creating documentation on the go.
As Bootstrap has almost all needed functions including syntax highlighting, if you integrate it will work quite nice. Protect the login page with .htaccess password. You can integrate PostgreSQL to store data if you want.