Metadot Portal Server review

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Metadot Portal Server is a leading open source portal system

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 3972K
Developer: Metadot Corporation
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Metadot Portal Server is a leading open source portal system. Its revolutionary ease of use allows non technical people to create very powerful websites and portals just with the clicks of a mouse. Its architecture makes it extremely easy to customize and deploy.

Metadot Portal Server is available for free under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It provides collaboration, content management, as well as My News Page (like My Yahoo) and online database applications. Typically it is used to create web portals, intranets, extranets, organization and project websites.

When it was first released in April 2000, it revolutionized the way complex websites are built by giving easy-to-use tools to non-technical users allowing them to create powerful database-backed websites without having to involve a webmaster or the IT department!

It runs primarily on Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl and supports Sun Solaris, Windows OSes and Oracle database.

Here are some key features of "Metadot Portal Server":
Discussion Forum
File and Content Management
Task / To-Do List
User Personal Website
Group and user-based access control
My News Page - like My Yahoo
Email Notifications
URL management
Rich text Editor (from
Site themes and templates
and many more features!

What's New in This Release:
Fixes problems where certain Windows-based upload paths would not work correctly.
Fixes a problem with the aggregated calendar Gizmo.
Fixes problems with email processing that could cause all discussions and RSS feeds to stop working.
Fixes a problem with the built-in search that could cause it to never finish processing.

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