PivotX – blog CMS

PivotX is a content management system designed for blogging. The content can be stored in either flat files or a database, whereas many other content management systems only give the user one of these options.

PivotX is partly built with products like jQuery, Smarty, TinyMCE, PHP and MySQL.

Its powerful core and flexible template system make it easy for developers to adjust and extend.

Features include:

  • Easy blogging:
    • Built-in WYSIWYG editor.
    • Effortlessly add images, audo files and YouTube videos.
  • Easy handling of images and text files.
  • Built-in Picnik extension.
  • Template engine called Smarty with no need to learn PHP.
  • Multiple weblogs with one installation:
    • Each weblog is fully configurable.
  • Multiple authors.
  • Choose a flat files database or a MySQL database.
  • Dynamic updating – no rebuilding of pages.
  • Flexible extension framework.
  • Spam protection.
  • Themes.

Website: pivotx.net
Support: Book
Developer: PivotX Team
License: GNU GPL v2


PivotX is written in PHP. Learn PHP with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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