Contrary to most other available cms systems, that tries to present for each imaginable condition a suitable solution makes available, the Spitfire cms has only a handful of basis functions. With these functions it is now possible to provided really almost any imaginable functionality.
This results in some advantages, however unfortunately also some disadvantages. Is favourable, that web designers and programmers are not bound which restrictions of the cms, and have free hand with the arrangement. Favourable is also that the operation precipitates by the restriction on the substantial is very simply. Everyone who has already write a letter with a text processing, can alsoserve the Spitfire system. Disadvantage is that this system does not offer a „out to OF the box " solution. Finished Websites can be copied and be served as basis for the own Website, however it gives no component system from which you can simply get the desired modules.
Spitfire is based on a simple data structure. In highest place lists stand. A list contains groups of elements. Groups can contain lists or references to other sides beside elements again. Other sides stand in the structure then below the group of that it come.
A complete documentation inclusive API description is contained in the offered program packages in the directory “devel”.
Each side those cms used, will essentially be developed like the following example: