XOOPS – dynamic web content management system (CMS) written in PHP

XOOPS (eXtensible Object Oriented Portal System) is a free content management system, written in PHP, for websites. It uses a modular architecture allowing users to customize, update and theme their websites.

XOOPS uses a relational database (currently MySQL) to store data required for running a web-based content management system.

It is an ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more.

Features include:

  • Advanced access control layer – grant specific groups of users specific access rights to content and features such as edit, delete, upload, add attachments, publish content etc.
  • Modularized.
  • Core features usable by modules .
  • Personalization – set specific permissions for user access and control of individual elements of their websites.
  • User Management.
  • Theme-based skinnable interface.
  • Templates – uses the Smarty templating engine.
  • Built-in LDAP authentication.
  • SEO add-ons.
  • International language support.

Website: xoops.org
Support: FAQ
Developer: The XOOPS Project
License: GNU GPL v2


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