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. A true hybrid CMS gives you the freedom of a Headless CMS ー with the functionality and ease-of-use of a traditional content management system. Whether you’re looking to build headless, traditional, or a combination of both Flextype CMS has you covered.

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Programming language: PHP
License: MIT License
Tags: Frameworks     API     Web Applications     PHP7     Twig     HTML     Framework     CMS     Web     Symfony     Flat Cms     Flat-file Cms     Flatfile Cms     Flextype     Headless    
Latest version: v1.0.0-alpha.1

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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.



Make sure your server meets the following requirements.

  • Webserver (Apache, Nginx, etc.)
  • PHP 8.1 or higher


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.


  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.

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


You may use GitHub Discussions to start discussion about core, plugin and themes development or If you want to report a bug, you can use the GitHub Issues.


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.


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


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.


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:


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


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.


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!


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


The MIT License (MIT) Copyright (c) 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.