What is Mura?

Mura is an open source content management system built on CFML (ColdFusion Markup Language) that allows developers to easily create and manage websites and web applications. It was created by Blue River Interactive Group and first released in 2009.

Features of Mura

  • Easy content creation and editing
  • Customizable templates and themes
  • Flexible content modeling and relationships
  • Integrated search engine optimization tools
  • Robust user management and permissions
  • Powerful debugging and error handling

Using Mura

I had the opportunity to work with Mura on a project for a client. The first thing I noticed was how easy it was to create and manage content. The interface is intuitive and user-friendly, making it easy for the client to update their website without needing any technical knowledge.

The templates and themes were also simple to customize. We were able to create a unique design that fit the client's brand without having to start from scratch.

One thing I really appreciated about Mura was its flexibility in content modeling. We were able to create custom content types and relationships between them, which allowed for a more dynamic website with advanced functionality.

Code Example

<div class="mura-content">
  <h1>Welcome to our website!</h1>
  <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse tincidunt urna vitae velit ultrices, ac posuere felis bibendum. Sed porta sapien enim, eget bibendum nulla tempor vel. Nullam tincidunt diam ornare luctus porttitor. Donec eu aliquet neque. Aliquam erat volutpat. Sed et mi molestie, sodales mauris sed, sollicitudin nibh. Morbi porta felis quam, vitae iaculis lacus rutrum quis. Integer et nisl non lacus bibendum sodales. Fusce faucibus massa euismod, ornare tortor vel, rutrum arcu. Proin non consectetur risus.</p>

This is an example of how content can be added to a Mura website using HTML. The "mura-content" class is a default class in Mura that helps with styling and formatting content.

Overall, I found Mura to be a reliable and easy-to-use content management system with powerful features for creating dynamic websites and web applications.

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