There are a number of applications, which are used for website development.
CMS: CMS refers to Content Management System, which allows publishing, editing and modifying content along with organizing, deleting as-well-as maintenance of the central interface. CMS has two elements, which include Content Management Application (CMA) and Content Delivery Application (CDA). CMA is the front-end user interface, which facilitates users to add, remove and modify content even with a little expertise. On the other hand, CDA is used for compiling the information and updating the website.
E Commerce Applications: There is a huge trend of e-Commerce websites today, and a variety of applications are used for the development of these websites.
Core PHP: CorePHP is used for modifying passive CMS into an active content management system.
PHP Frameworks: PHP frameworks are also the significant parts of the website development process. PHP is the most popular scripting language today. The reasons behind its popularity include flexibility and ease-of-use. Some of the popular PHP frameworks include Zend Framework, CakePHP and Symfony etc.