Hey Chris Because Joomla! and WordPress uses this sometimes in some fields. Since the realm of CMS is to be the most easy to use as possible, every layer can make it a barrier to entry. They then limit to relational database. *Renoir Boulanger* Frontend developer & Software designer renoirboulanger.com/ Nouvelle *version *de mon site sur *beta*.renoirboulanger.com/<http://beta.renoirboulanger.com/> ~ 2012/8/24 Chris Dorer <cdorer at gmail.com> > I know it's a complete topic on MySQL.... a side wonder, this looks like > what MongoDB handles natively. > > Why is MySQL being used to handle this kind of storage?