sNews is a completely free, standards compliant, PHP and MySQL driven Content Management System. sNews is extremely lightweight, simple and customizable. It's easy to install, and easy to use via a simple web interface. sNews consists of only one core engine file, one independent template file and its accompanying CSS stylesheet file, plus an .htaccess file that makes all URLs search engine friendly.
Latest stable release: version 1.7
sNews is suitable for developers with beginner-to-advanced PHP skills and a good working knowledge of how to work with, set up and manage MySQL databases. sNews is not geared towards the end-user who knows little or nothing about building and developing PHP-MySQL websites.
In a nutshell, sNews and its options make setting up your website structure a breeze. Using sNews, you can create a Corporate CMS or a personal blog website. You can publish dynamic pages and have a blog at the same time. sNews provides a front page option and categories (sections) to assign your content to.
sNews uses search engine friendly URLs throughout, to make your website truly loved by Google and other search engines (as well as your visitors). This makes a sNews driven site highly Search Engine Optimized from the get-go and will greatly assist in your site obtaining a good SEO ranking.
sNews requires PHP, MySQL and mod rewrite. If your server meets those requirements, get started and learn how to install sNews on your website in 3 easy steps.
Browse through our help center and learn about template tags and how to simply create your own theme. Dig into sNews and customize it to behave the way you want.
sNews can be a simple blog tool and a full blown CMS. Customize it with addons, mods or play with different themes.
Talk about sNews on our Forum and share your expirience.