Serendipity – PHP-powered weblog engine

Serendipity is a PHP-powered weblog engine which gives the user an easy way to maintain a blog.

While the default package is designed for the casual blogger, Serendipity offers an expandable framework with the power for professional applications. It supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite databases.

Serendipity is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Dynamic generation.
  • WYSIWYG and HTML editing.
  • Integrated image manager, extended entry support and a host of other features. Write with a WYSIWYG editor or use any markup language you like, including Markdown and Textile.
  • Anti-Spam – Akismet, Honeypots, word filters, a local learning bayes filter, captchas or full moderation.
  • Trackbacks and pingbacks.
  • Plugins and themes provide easy ways to add functionality or change the looks of a blog. Powerful plugins exist for maintaining static page content, displaying galleries, making rss aggregators, ldap authentication, customized template view, multilingual content and much more. Several themes are included by default, making it easy to everyone to change the look of the blog.
  • Online repository – Spartacus.
  • Supports HTML5, CSS3, RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0. It also supports conditional GET for caching RSS feeds on the client-side. It also supports UTF-8 environments.
  • Multiple users.
  • Static pages.
  • XML-RPC editing – supports Movable Type and Blogger XML-RPC API.
  • Internationalization support – available in English, French, German, Danish, and other languages.

Website: docs.s9y.org
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Serendipity Developer Team
License: BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License

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

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