PHP Content Management Module


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Download and learn how this simple PHP Web Page Content Management System was made. Technologies used include PHP OOP, MySQL, Bootstrap and jQuery.

Script Overview

This source code will enable you to manage a dynamic web page content. You can format the content the way you want it. Put links, files, images, texts and more on your web page.

The system looks simple. But I assure you that when you study the source code, you will learn a lot of useful PHP coding techniques.

Some include: How to use a rich text editor with a file manager and browser, coding an SEO-friendly web page, file upload and deletion, system user restrictions and more! You can see the detailed list of features on section 6.0 below.

This source code is a very good starting point if you’re trying to build your own PHP Web Page Content Management System (CMS) and add some more complex features later.


Before you download, please make sure you have basic understanding of the following topics.

a. PHP, MySQL and OOP CRUD Tutorial – Step by Step Guide!
b. Apache .htaccess RewriteRule Examples

Once you learned our tutorials above, this source code should be easy to understand.

Output Preview

Below are some screenshots of our script’s output. You can click an image to view the larger version of it.

Please note that the following images are just output previews. New features might be added already the time you are reading this.

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Database Design

Our database name will be “php_web_page_cms”, and we will have two tables: Pages and Users.


File Structure

The following folders and files are included in our source code. It will have more meaning if you will see the code inside the folders and files.
├─ admin/
├─── create_page.php
├─── delete_page.php
├─── index.php
├─── layout_foot.php
├─── layout_head.php
├─── login_checker.php
├─── navigation.php
├─── paging.php
├─── remove_featured_image.php
├─── search_page.php
├─── update_page.php
├─ config/
├─── core.php
├─── database.php
├─ dev/
├─── php_web_page_cms.sql
├─── readme.txt
├─ images/
├─ libs/
├─── css/
├────── bootstrap/
├────── font-awesome/
├─── js/
├────── bootstrap-image-gallery/
├────── responsive_filemanager/
├────── tinymce/
├────── bootbox.min.js
├────── custom-script.js
├────── jquery.js
├─── php/
├────── pw-hashing/
├────── utils.php
├─ objects/
├─── page.php
├─── user.php
├─ .htaccess
├─ index.php
├─ info.php
├─ layout_foot.php
├─ layout_head.php
├─ login.php
├─ logout.php
├─ navigation.php
├─ page.php

Features List & Download – PHP Web Page Content Management System

Learn more techniques when coding with PHP, MySQL and OOP YES
Save your precious time coding and searching about how to do the features below. YES
PHP PDO and Prepared Statements YES
jQuery enabled YES
Bootstrap enabled YES
Font-awesome enabled YES
TinyMCE enabled YES
Buttons are displayed with appropriate icons YES
Login using email and password YES
Log out user YES
Hashed password stored in database YES
Logged-in user name display on the right side of navigation bar YES
Log-out button displayed on drop-down when user name was clicked YES
Page can be edited and deleted by the user who created it YES
When user tries to edit a page he did not created, he will be redirected to home page YES
‘View Page’ nagivation bar will show ‘Admin’ if user is logged in, else it will be a link to login page YES
Title field YES
Title is shown as page title when shared on Facebook YES
Slug field YES
Slug must be unique (validated when form was submitted) YES
Slug is formatted automatically via JavaScript when form not yet was submitted YES
Slug is formatted automatically via PHP when form was submitted YES
Fill out slug field automatically while you type YES
Fill out slug field automatically when title field loses focus YES
Body field YES
Rich text editor using TinyMCE (like WordPress) YES
Upload and browse files using a file manager YES
Format your content with links, texts, images and more. YES
Meta Description field YES
Meta Description is shown as page description when shared on Facebook YES
Featured Image field YES
Featured Image is shown as page image when shared on Facebook YES
Featured Image allowed file types: JPG, PNG, GIF YES
Featured Image must be less than 1MB in size YES
Save Featured Image file in server directory YES
Status field YES
Page ‘Status’ can be ‘Draft’ or ‘Published’ YES
Button link to read pages YES
Only a logged in user can create a page, else he will be redirected to login page YES
Display list of pages YES
Featured Image column YES
Title column YES
Status column YES
Author column YES
Created column YES
Actions column YES
Featured images can be clicked and shown in a lightbox YES
View page button to view page content YES
Edit button to update page content YES
Delete button to delete page content YES
Clicking ‘Delete’ button will show confirmation pop up YES
Edit and Delete button will appear only if the logged-in user created that page YES
Pagination for list of pages YES
Read Pages button to go back to list of pages YES
Fields has almost the same features as the ‘Create Page’ section above, but the following are some differeces YES
View Page button to view page content YES
Fill out form fields with data from database (based on given page ID) YES
Show uploaded featured image (if any) under Featured Image field YES
‘Remove Featured Image’ button under Featured Image YES
Clicking ‘Remove Featured Image’ button will show confirmation pop up YES
Featured image can be clicked and shown in a lightbox YES
Highlight Bootstrap radio button based on selected ‘Status’ YES
‘Slug’ field is not fill out automatically when ‘Title’ field was changed. This is because it is not recommended to change a page URL. YES
Clicking ‘Delete’ button will show confirmation pop up YES
If user clicked ‘No’, pop up will disappear and nothing will be deleted YES
If user clicked ‘Yes’, it will post page ID to delete_page.php so it can be deleted YES
User can enter search term in search box, then press enter to search YES
System will search page title, slug, body and meta description for the search term YES
Display list of pages with the search term YES
Pagination in search results YES
Show page title YES
Show featured image YES
Clicking featured image will show it in a lightbox YES
Show page content / body YES
All images in the body can be clicked and shown in a lightbox YES
Show author and date created YES
Show share buttons with icons YES
Users can share the page to Facebook, Twitter or Google+ YES
‘Edit This Page’ button will appear under ‘Title’ if user is logged in YES
SEO-friendly URL. Page URL does not have parameter like page ID. Page content is retrieved by slug. YES
Used Apache .htaccess file to make SEO-friendly URL work YES
Select ‘Published’ pages in navigation drop-down YES
Free support for 6 months. YES
Free source code updates. YES

Simple Set Up

If you download this (PHP Web Page Content Management System) source code, here are the few instructions how to run this source code:

1. Copy the extracted files to your localhost or upload it to your webserver.

2. You have to create your database using PhpMyAdmin, name of the database: php_web_page_cms

3. Import the SQL file called “php_web_page_cms.sql” located in the “dev” folder.

4. Change line 7 .htaccess file (No changes should be made if you put the files on the root directory of your localhost)

5. Run the login.php file on your browser, use the following user credentials.

User #1
Username: [email protected]
Password: [email protected]

User #2
Username: [email protected]
Password: [email protected]

To make TinyMCE file manager / file browser work: (No changes should be made if you put the files on the root directory of your localhost)

Change line 71 of /libs/js/responsive_filemanager/filemanager/config/config.php

'upload_dir' => '/YOUR_ROOT_DIRECTORY/libs/js/responsive_filemanager/source/',

Change line 78-79 of /admin/layout_foot.php

external_plugins: { "filemanager" : "/YOUR_ROOT_DIRECTORY/libs/js/responsive_filemanager/filemanager/plugin.min.js"},

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