Movable Type – solution for the creation and management of web content

Movable Type is a popular blogging, or web publishing platform. It provides an easy to use web interface to publishing blogs and contains many features and plugins.

Movable Type supports storage of the weblog’s content and associated data within MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite (support for Berkeley DB was dropped in version 4). Dynamic page generation is handled by the Smarty templating engine.

There are also commercial versions of the software available.

Features include:

  • Multiple weblogs.
  • Standalone content pages.
  • Asset and File Manager.
  • User and user role management.
  • Customizable templates.
  • Threaded search results.
  • Tags.
  • Categories, sub-categories and multiple categories for articles.
  • TrackBack.
  • Plugins for additional functionality including:
    • TypePad AntiSpam.
    • Pagination.
    • My Blogs.
    • Template Shelf.
    • Cache Block.
    • Temper for Movable Type.
    • Comment Subscribe.
    • FCKeditor.
  • Support for LDAP for user / group management.

Support: Documentation
Developer: Six Apart
License: GNU GPL v2

Movable Type

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