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Studied version : 3.0 Website : http://www.spip.net - Google Pagerank : 8 Distributed by : community Licence : GPL Technology : PHP Year of creation : 2001

Originally, in 2001, SPIP was primarily used by web surfers to manage their own personal websites and on associations’ websites. It is now used by private and public organisations of all sizes, to manage their professional websites. 

SPIP enjoys a strong reputation, particularly in France. This success can be attributed to the product's simplicity, in terms of use as well as deployment and adaptation. The flip side of this simplicity is that SPIP has a number of limitations in respect of certain key content management functionalities (e.g. structured content and workflows). It is, however, remedying these gaps from one version to the next. For example, version 3, released in mid-2012, offers a new management interface (rewritten on its own framework), stronger modularity (with better APIs) and numerous enhancements and developments like a data loop that can display all sorts of external data (from .csv, .xls, Google doc files and more).
SPIP is an open source project created in France (and licensed under the GPL). Its community is relatively active, with multiple versions released each year and hundreds – if not thousands – of members.
SPIP’s software is written in PHP using MySQL, PostGreSQL and SQLite databases.


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FR Kodjo Patrice TOSSAVI
Rate this solution the 03/04/2015

“ SPIP est un CMS que j'ai découvert depuis 2004 et depuis c'est le seul CMS que j'utilise pour mes sites web (voir référence sur http://www.tossavi.net/spip.php?rubrique2 ”

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FR Sylvain Du Pasquier
Rate this solution the 26/04/2014

“ Assez néophyte, j'ai appris avec Spip à créer des sites publiés par des non-professionnels, des assos, des particuliers. Communauté active et ouverte, nombreux plugins pensés par des utilisateurs et donc proches des besoins réels. Vraiment une très bonne expérience. ”

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Rate this solution the 14/11/2013

“ Un outil conçu dans un soucis de respect de la sémantique, moins de plugin que pour Wordpress mais la grande majorité sont très bien conçus et suivis par la communauté et leurs auteurs (contrairement à Wordpress). Un outil taillé pour la gestion de site vitrine et site ressource. Sont cache est très performant et le référencement est optimisé et optimisable à souhait. Seul bémol sur la gestion des noms de fichier image lors de l'utilisation du redimensionnement automatique. Admin très simple !! ”

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Programming Languages PHP, JavaScript, 3 Other
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Download url http://www.spip.net/en_download
Ohloh page https://www.openhub.net/p/SPIP

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