Introduction to Zyke CMS

Zyke CMS is a brand new and very basic CMS from development firm, Custom Dev. We grabbed a copy of their first version and ran through a quick test of the software to see what it was made of.

The install process is very straight forward and requires simply uploading the contents of the downloaded zip file to your server. This is a PHP/MySQL CMS by the way so ensure your host supports this prior to grabbing a copy.

Once you've uploaded the contents, visit to kick off the installation.

Install consists of one screen:


Simply enter your details and you are done. Then all that is required is to delete the install directory from the server (for security purposes).

You start with the most basic of sites:


You can then access the admin section by appending /admin.php to your domain and you will see:


There's not much more to the system at the moment. Adjusting the main site details gives you a screen like this with very basic configuration options:


If you are interested in checking it out, you can do so at