XOOPS

The XOOPS Development Team is pleased to announce that a new version of the #1 CMS solution hosted on SourceForge - XOOPS 2.5.0 Alpha 2 is available for download.

The XOOPS 2.5.0 release is a major redesign of the System Module which has been AJAX-ed with jQuery by the December 2009 Innovators: Nicolas Andricq (ForMusS), Cointin Maxime (kraven_30), and Grégory Mage (Mage). Some of the new features are truly amazing, like the visual placement of blocks.

The XOOPS Development Team is pleased to announce that a new release of the Award winning CMS - XOOPS 2.4.5 RC2 (Release Candidate 2) is available for download.

This release is a bugfix-release of XOOPS 2.4.4 and earlier, done by XOOPS Core Development Team and XOOPS community.

More information here.

XOOPS Team are very glad to announce the immediate availability of RMCommon Utilities and MyWords (Alpha Releases) for Xoops 2.4 .

RMCommon is a module that contains several utilities for new modules developmente, including:

PSDArea brings you top notch PSD To XOOPS Conversions. We specialize in converting raw designs into valid and high quality PSD To XOOPS HTML / XHTML / CSS markups.

XOOPS team are looking for best videos presenting XOOPS, and focusing especially on 2.5 features. There will have two categories:

  • Education, focusing on XOOPS 2.5
  • Marketing/Promotion

You can found more information about the competition HERE.

The XOOPS Project, one of world’s leading Open Source CMS (Content Management System), has released recently the newest version of its award winning software – XOOPS 2.4.4, and continues to show its strong presence in the Open Source CMS market, as shown by the number of downloads of this releases.

In the first ten weeks after releasing of 2.4.4, it has been already downloaded more than 20,000 times. Including versions of 2.4.4 that are released in local languages (e.g. French, German, Russian), the number is even much higher.

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XOOPS is a web application platform written in PHP for the MySQL database. Its object orientation makes it an ideal tool for developing small or large community websites, intra company and corporate portals, weblogs and much more.

XOOPS is an acronym of eXtensible Object Oriented Portal System. Though started as a portal system, XOOPS is in fact striving steadily on the track of Content Management System. It can serve as a web framework for use by small, medium and large sites. A lite XOOPS can be used as a personal weblog or journal. For this purpose, you can do a standard install, and use its News module only. For a medium site, you can use modules like News, Forum, Download, Web Links etc to form a community to interact with your members and visitors. For a large site as an enterprise one, you can develop your own modules such as eShop, and use XOOP's uniform user management system to seamlessly integrate your modules with the whole system.

Key features of XOOPS

  • Database-driven: XOOPS uses a relational database (currently MySQL) to store data required for running a web-based content management system.
  • Fully Modularized: Modules can be installed/uninstalled/ativated/deactivated with a click using the XOOPS module administration system.
  • Personalization: Registered users can edit their profiles, select site themes, upload custom avatars, and much more!
  • User Management: The ability to search for users by various criteria, send email and private messages to users through a template-based messaging system.
  •  Supported World-wide: XOOPS was created and is maintained by a team of several hard-working volunteers working from all over the world. The XOOPS community has more than dozen official support sites around the world for support of non-English speaking users.
  • Multi-byte Language Support: Fully supports multi-byte languages, including Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, etc.
  • Versatile Group Permissions System: Powerful and user-friendly permissions system which enables administrators to set permissions by group.
  • Theme-based skinnable interface: XOOPS is driven by a powerful theme system. Both admins and users can change the look of the entire web site with just a click of a mouse. There are also over 1000 themes available for download!
Type: 
CMS/Portal
Year project started: 
2001
Latest release: 
2.4.4 - January 22 2010
License: 
GPL
Available modules and features: 
Blog
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Contact form
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Forum
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Poll
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Search form
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Shoutbox
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User registration
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PHP version required: 
4.x
Database compatibility: 
MySQL
Native language: 
English
Translated To: 
Many (view the CMS website for complete list)
Multilinguage support: 
Yes

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