Concrete5 is a content management system (CMS) that can manage Web applications, Web sites, stores, and forums. It allows individuals involved with Web sites to easily manage their content and their site structure. Concrete5's in-context editing is like working with a wiki, and the extendable block support makes editing and extending unique Web sites easy. The goal behind Concrete5 was always to create a toolset that could be used by anyone with basic computer skills to edit and add pages to a Web site.
Elefant is a full-featured, but refreshingly simple CMS and PHP Web framework. It features an intuitive, streamlined admin interface, a tightly integrated WYSIWYG editor, dynamically embeddable content objects for building dynamic Web sites without touching code, and an extremely fast, secure, and flexible framework for add-ons and themes. The core CMS includes page editing, a blogging engine, site navigation, file and user management, automatic version control, a tool for translators and multilingual site management, and an in-browser theme/layout editor. It is also extensively documented and has a small but friendly and active developer community.
Ibid is a multi-protocol, general purpose, instant messaging chat bot written in Python. It aims for a naturalistic interface rather than strict-syntax commands. Ibid understands many protocols, including IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Campfire, NMDC, and SILC. It also interacts over SMTP, HTTP, and various RPC protocols. Ibid aims to make plugins as easy as possible to write. It ships with a large collection of plugins for looking up information, performing conversions, storing factoids, delivering messages, and much more.
MQL is a PHP class that acts as a database access wrapper for using the MySQL or MySQLi extensions. It can establish connections to a MySQL server, execute INSERT queries given the table name and field value arrays, execute SELECT queries and return single values or arrays with results, and execute arbitrary queries and return the number of result rows, the number of affected rows, or the last inserted identifier.
Nearforums is a lightweight powerful discussion forum that can be installed within minutes on Linux or Windows servers with MySQL or MS SQL database servers. It includes great features like sign-in with Facebook/Twitter, navigation with tags, full Web administration, built-in search engine, RSS feeds, and accessible HTML. It is SEO friendly.
Nitro is a really easy to use, very customizable, and extensible ORM for CodeIgniter. It's pure PHP, which means you won't have to install any commandline tools to run it, just one mapping file (or as many as you like), which is as simple as defining a PHP array, and let Nitro create the classes and manage the relations.
OpenLaunch is a Web-based content management system that integrates a broad array of services into a single, fully-featured, elegantly designed Web site. The project aims to eliminte the difficulty of integrating multiple systems into a single Web site by implementing a blog, forum, Web pages, wiki, and (coming soon) E-Commerce and support tickets. It is built around the Torpedo Framework, an open MVC framework which includes support for controllers, forms, and a large number of other very useful utilities.
PHP On Pie is a PHP framework that combines the best ideas from PHP projects like Drupal, CodeIgniter, Kohana, and ZendFramework. It has very few core concepts: classes, models, events, slots, and tools. It lets you repackage completed apps into plugins that you or others can use later. Its smart database classes allow you to implement vertical and horizontal partitioning (sharding) easily to handle millions of users.