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A CCK (Content Construction Kit) is an advanced content modeling system that extends the native content manager of Joomla. Popular CCK include K2, SEBLOD, ZOO, Flexicontent and ContentBuilder.

A CCK (Content Construction Kit) is an advanced content modeling system that extends the native content manager of Joomla.

A CCK allows you to create a page made up of several elements and display it using a category specific template. Although new versions of Joomla includes more advanced functions for content management, CCKs may contain features that the Joomla core does not include, or includes with limited functionality, such as:

  • Extra fields
  • Auto-resizable item image, video image, galleries
  • Commenting system
  • Multi themes

Popular Content Construction Kits

A list of most CCK available for Joomla can be found at the Joomla Extensions Directory.

Some of the most popular CCKs are (in no particular order):

K2
ZOO
FlexiContent
SEBLOD
ContentBuilder