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Content profile and functional brief

Wednesday 21 April 2010 3:50:16 pm

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This document describes the community portal's content, how it is organized, how it is interconnected. It is one of the three key documents in this design contest. Please refer to the Contest announcement for an exhaustive view on these three documents : Design contest : be the one to redesign the eZ Publish Community portal

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What is the eZ Community ?

The Product

eZ Publish is an Open Source Content Management System chosen by thousands of enterprises and organizations world wide. It helps you build corporate websites, intranets, webshops and media portals. eZ Publish is 100% Open Source, available either as a free download or as an enterprise solution “eZ Publish Premium” with support, guarantees and maintenance.

eZ Publish is a PHP content management platform, now relying on the Zeta Components ( formerly known as eZ Components, more information here ), high-quality libraries.

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The Community

The community around eZ Publish started right from the moment the product was made open source : the first second ! It all began in Norway, where eZ Systems stems from, in a small place called Skien. This crowd of bearded developers kinda grew, and became international. Many users of the product popped up around the world : that was the first ages of the eZ Community. Since 2001, first scientifically acknowledged signs of community life around eZ Publish, the product and her community moved ahead together, landing today with :

  • One of the best Content Management Platforms
  • 35 544 members in the community
  • 77838 forum posts
  • 75 articles and tutorials
  • 200+ partners
  • Hundreds of projects & contributions

The Company

eZ Systems is the world's largest Open Source Content Management software company.

eZ is a profitable company with more than 5000 paying customers from more than 100 countries around the world. We have a true global presence with employees from 23 nationalities and offices in Norway, Denmark, Germany, Japan, France, Belgium and North America. Our international team supports partners and customers at all continents.

eZ Systems is the creator of eZ Publish, an award winning Open Source Enterprise Content Management System, with more than 200 thousand installations and registered users in more than 130 countries.

eZ Systems was founded in 1999. The eZ philosophy of openness and information sharing is still the basic guideline for the company, employees and Ecosystem.

36 542 Users on board!

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