As a CMS it's most notable feature is its revolutionary, fully customisable and extendable content model. This is also what makes it suitable as a platform for general PHP development, allowing you to develop professional Internet applications fast.
Standard CMS functionality, like news publishing, e-commerce and forums is already implemented and ready for you to use. Its stand-alone libraries can be used for cross-platform, database independent PHP projects. eZ publish 3 is database, platform and browser independent. Because it is browser based it can be used and updated from anywhere as long as you have access to the Internet.
Use eZ publish 3 for all kinds of websites like corporate sites, e-commerce, intranets, portals, picture galleries, newspapers, personal homepages and more. You can also use eZ publish to create your own web applications through the software development kit (SDK)