PHP WebSite is a Content Management System provided by Electronic Student Services at Appalachian State University. It is considered Free and Open Source Software and is released under the LGPL.
PhpWebSite began with the release of version 0.7.0 on January 29, 2001 as a fork of Phpnuke.
PhpWebSite 0.8.x implemented broad changes to Phpnuke, including the ability to install modules.
A complete rewrite of the phpWebSite began in March 2002. The goals were to remove all Phpnuke code, increase modularity, and allow multiple installs to run off a single hub of code. The developers released the rewrite as phpWebsite 0.9.0 stable on February 2, 2003. 0.10.0 was released on November 24, 2005. It contained the same core as 0.9.x, but new default modules, themes, features and bug fixes. The final release in this series was 0.10.2, which was not compatible with PHP 5. An unreleased version .11 fixed compatibility issues, but development on this series has ceased.
PhpWebSite 1.x (codename:Fallout) began development in 2003 with the core and core modules rewritten again for new functionality and ease-of-use issues. The first edition 1.0.0 has been available since November 2006. The current version is 1.7.0, released in May 2010. Development is underway for PhpWebsite 2.0. A name change to beanie CMS will take place with this version.