What software was used to create this website?

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This website runs on a content management system (CMS) called Drupal. Drupal is an open-source, free software application that automates many of the functions associated with maintaining and updating a community website. Like other CMS programs, Drupal allows users to focus on creating and maintaining content while it handles the details of page formatting, navigational links, menu systems, and other technical and administrative details of a website.

Drupal was developed in PHP, an open-source programming language developed specifically for web applications. It also utilizes an open-source relational database server called MySQL to efficiently store and retrieve content and website settings.

Essentially, this website was developed using entirely free, open-source web applications (although hosting the site on a web server, registering the domain name, etc. are not free). I encourage you to learn more about open-source solutions for your technology needs, such as the Firefox web browser (seriously -- it kicks Internet Explorer's ass!).