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PHP 5 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Existing social networking software

Just like there a number of fantastic social networking sites, there are a number of software systems available as well. These can be used to develop unique social networking sites.

Drupal

Drupal (http://drupal.org/) is a popular, freely available, open source content management system. On its own, Drupal can be used to create easy-to-use, easy-to-update websites. By extending this through the thousands of modules that the communities have developed or by creating new modules, we could create almost any type of website we want, ranging from e-commerce to social networking websites.

Drupal does make an excellent candidate for social networking websites, and Packt Publishing has a book published on this subject: ...

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