MODx for Scripts Publisher's description
This is an open source PHP application framework that helps take control of the website's content
It empowers developers and advanced users to give as much control as desired to whomever they desire for day-to-day website content maintenance chores.
The CMS comes with some usefull tools like WYSIWYG editor, graphical installer, SEO tools, CSS menu builder, AJAX and more.
Here are some key features of "MODx":
В· Strong Web Standards Support вЂ“ MODx does not force you into awkward and confusing blocks-this or channels-that templating engines or layout rules. You can build XHTML 1.1 Strict sites just as easily as a tag-soup laden table layout. MODx is the dream CMS for CSS designers.
В· Web 2.0 Features (yes, that means Ajax) вЂ“ MODx is the first free PHP CMS to offer an API that fully supports Web 2.0 Ajax technology. Expect to see this grow more and more into our manager over time, but you can make use of it today in your own custom applications including live search, web effects, Ajax communications and more.
В· PHP Application Framework вЂ“ a flexible API and a event model that allows to override how the core behaves means that you get both tremendous flexibility, but also the ability to customize the solution to your needs and a simple upgrade path.
В· Works in your favorite browser вЂ“ and yes that means Safari! You can manage your websites from anywhere in the world with an internet connection and IE 5.5 , Safari 1.3 , Firefox 1.0 .
В· Graphical Installer вЂ“ it's now easier for less experienced users to get up and running fast with a step-by-stop online installer.
В· Improved Rich Text Editors вЂ“ All MODx RTEs are optional plug-ins, making for a smaller base download. FCKeditor ships out of the box. Adding new RTEs to MODx is simple with TinyMCE available now as an optional download and Textile, Markdown and widgEditors on their way.
В· Better handling of aliases and menu indexes вЂ“ Search Engine Friendly aliases are automatically created from the page titles and the system will check for alias conflicts before saving a page. Reordering your pages with Ajax-enabled drag and drop indexing.
В· Robust CSS Menu Builder вЂ“ Menus made from ULs are ready to go out of the box. Whether you want something simple as a bulleted list for a sidebar or as complex as Big John's deluxe menus complete with CSS "hover zones", MODx has you covered.
В· Improved Meta-tag and keywords controls вЂ“ consider MODx your #1 free Search Engine Optimization CMS. MODx helps your SEO efforts by making it easier to adjust meta-content of your site on a per-page basis.
В· Separate Manager and Web User sessions вЂ“ simplify your testing and development workflow.
В· Improved Document Parser and Error handling вЂ“ build better custom applications with a more robust API and greatly improved error handling and reporting inside the manager.
В· Bug fixes and usability tweaks вЂ“ a more polished and robust product, bringing us to the home stretch to the official project launch and 1.0 release.
System Requirements:В· PHP 4.3.11 or higher
В· Apache 1.3 or higher
В· GD library
В· MySQL, PostreSQL or SQLite PDO drivers
В· mcrypt + mhash
В· 64MB (or higher) Memory Limit
В· MySQL 4.1.20 or higher
В· Ability to override server configuration via .htaccess files
В· SSH access with sudo privileges
В· Permissions to edit PHP, Apache and MySQL config files
В· Firefox 3 or Safari 3.1.2 or later for the Manager
Program Release Status:
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall