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Description

Flextype was founded in March 2018 as lightweight alternative to other heavy and outdated CMS. Many people use complex solutions for simple pages, unnecessarily. Building this content management system, we focused on simplicity - even novice webmaster adapt his template and writes his own plugin. To achieve this, we implemented a simple but powerful API's.

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Programming language: PHP
License: MIT License
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Latest version: v0.9.11

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README

INTRODUCTION

Flextype is an open-source Hybrid Content Management System with the freedom of a headless CMS and with the full functionality of a traditional CMS. Building this Content Management System, we focused on simplicity. To achieve this, we implemented a simple but powerful API's.

With Flextype, you are in complete control. Design your data structure the way you want. Update and share your data with others and teams using version control. Flextype does not require MySQL database, because all the data are collected in a simple files. Perfect portability when changing your hosting provider. Just copy all the files from one server to another.

The underlying architecture of Flextype is built using well established and best-in-class technologies. This is to ensure that Flextype is simple to use and easy to extend. Some of these key technologies include:

  • Slim PHP: Framework for powerful web applications and APIs.
  • Doctrine Project: A set of decoupled and reusable PHP libraries for powerful web applications.
  • The PHP League: The League of Extraordinary PHP Packages well tested and using modern coding standards.
  • Respect Validation: The most awesome validation engine ever created for PHP.
  • Thunderer Shortcode: Advanced shortcode (BBCode) parser and engine for PHP.
  • Markdown & Parsedown: Easy content creation using Markdown Syntax.
  • YAML: Human friendly data serialization format for simple configuration.

REQUIREMENTS

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Make sure your server meets the following requirements.

  • Webserver (Apache with Mod Rewrite)
  • PHP 7.3.0 or higher

PHP EXTENSIONS

Flextype needs the following PHP extensions to be enabled:

Although it is optional, we strongly recommend enabling the following PHP extensions: APC, APCu, XCache, Memcached, or Redis for better performance.

QUICK INSTALLATION

  1. Download the latest version of Flextype.
  2. Unzip the contents to a new folder on your local computer, and upload to your webhost using the (S)FTP client of your choice. After you’ve done this, create directory /project and be sure to chmod the following directory to 755 (or 777), so it is readable and writable by Flextype.
  3. Create Rest API's tokens for your project using this webpage.

read the documentation

COMMUNITY

Flextype is open source, community driven project, and maintained by community!

Discord

Got a question about setting up or using Flextype? We'll do our best to help you out. Also here you may start discussions about core, plugin and themes development.

Github

If you want to report a bug or contribute your ideas, you can use the Flextype GitHub Issues tracker.

Twitter

Follow Flextype on Twitter to get real-time news regarding the development and all events we are attending.

Vkontakte

Russian Flextype Community!

SUPPORTING FLEXTYPE

Flextype is an open source project and community contributions are essential to its growing and success.

Contributing to the Flextype is easy and you can give as little or as much time as you want.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Flextype is an MIT-licensed open source project and completely free to use.

However, the amount of effort needed to maintain and develop new features for the project is not sustainable without proper financial backing.

You can support it's ongoing development by being a project backer or a sponsor:

PLATFORM CONTRIBUTIONS

Another excellent way to help out is by contributing your time or services.

TRANSLATION

We are on a mission to build high quality platform to develop fast, flexible, easier to manage websites with Flextype!

If you wish to participate in the translation of Flextype, please Join Flextype International Translator Team and start translating!

BUG REPORTING

We are using GitHub Issues to manage our public bugs. We keep a close eye on this so before filing a new issue, try to make sure the problem does not already exist.

PULL REQUESTS

We actively welcome your pull requests!

If you need help with Git or our workflow, please ask in our community chat. We want your contributions even if you're just learning Git. Our maintainers are happy to help!

DOCS

You may help us to create amazing knowledge base for Flextype. Fix spelling, add code examples, help organize, write new articles, and etc...

SPONSORS

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Jeremy Monroe

LICENSE

The MIT License (MIT) Copyright (c) 2018-2020 Sergey Romanenko


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Flextype README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.