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Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hi friends !

I have my common.tpl.php template that is based on my style.css. I have the following common sections and they all are getting codes from include files.

1. Header (header.inc)
2. Left pane (menu.inc, DROP DOWN NAVIGATION BAR, Downloaded from www.dynamicdrive.com, this navigation bar uses mootools, Javascripts and CSS)
4. Right pane (right.inc)
5. Footer (footer.inc)

The code for my common.tpl.php is attached in code section.

Now, I used this template to create webpages and they are fine. BUT...

Our institute needs a CMS to update the contents in easy way. I had heard about Joomla and SPIP. But I found that SPIP provides documentations and support mostly in French Language and For Joomla, the template system is very confusing for me. I am not able to embed my drop down navigation bar in Joomla template at my desired location.

Can you please tell me which CMS is easy to learn and use  ?


<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      <?php include('inc/meta.inc') ?>
      <title>Kigali Institute of Education - Department of Computer Sciences - Introduction</title>
<div id="wrap">
 <div id="top"></div>
   <div id="content">
     <?php include('inc/banner.inc') ?> <!--The website banner goes here-->
     <div class="left">   <!---In left pane, there is another navigation bar that is based on the selection on the main navigation bar
     <?php include('inc/menu.inc') ?> <!--The menu.inc file is calling Javascripts and mootools and a CSS to construct menu-->
     <div class="middle">  <!--The area for the text-->
     <div class="right"><!--This is right pane where I will put additional information same for all the pages -->
     <?php include('inc/right.inc') ?>      		
     <div id="clear"></div>
  <div id="bottom"></div>
<?php include('inc/footer.inc') ?>

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