Available features in Elxis 4

The new Elxis 4.0 Nautilus will be released on Sunday, September 23, 2012. You will be able to download it, in about 72 hours from now (19:00 EET), from elxis.org website. We are really happy to present some of Elxis features.

Elxis is a powerful and rich CMS having many of the features you will need for your site built-in. You can extend more Elxis by installing additional extensions. This article lists the most important Elxis features you will find built-in.

  • High quality object oriented programming in PHP5 (ready for PHP6).
  • PDO database layer
  • Multiligual user interface and content.
  • External authentication methods like Twitter, Gmail, OpenId, etc...
  • Extendable and configurable user groups and permissions.
  • Elxis Defender, Security Level, SSL/TLS, encryption and other security related features.
  • Problem notification (automatic email notifications to site's technical manager on security alerts, fatal errors, and more).
  • File and APC cache.
  • Small footprint
  • Multi-sites support
  • Right-To-Left languages support.
  • Sub-categories of any level.
  • Multi-functional articles and categories.
  • Built-in commentary system.
  • RSS/ATOM feeds per category.
  • APIs for all core features makes developer work extremely easy.
  • Open search - search through your browser's search box.
  • Multiple supported doctypes - XHTML 5, HTML 5, XHTML 1.1 tranditional, XHTML 1.1 strict.
  • Mobile ready
  • Custom exit pages (page not found, forbidden, error, etc)
  • Extendable search system (search for content, images, videos, and more).
  • Image galleries
  • Contact forms
  • Multi-level suckerfish style menus.
  • Highly configurable category and article pages.
  • jQuery ready.
  • Site traffic statistics.
  • Highly configurable frontpage.
  • Easy and powerful internal linking system and search engine friendly URLs (Elxis URIs).
  • One-click extension install/update/un-install.
  • Elxis repository
  • Powerful templating system for the site's frontend and backend sections.
  • Visitors can display dates based on their own location.
  • Automatic generation and expansion of menus for components.
  • Performance monitor
  • System debug with many report levels.
  • One-click complete file system and database backup.
  • System logs (logging errors, security alerts, install/update/un-install actions, and more).
  • WYSIWYG editor with many features like spell checker, image uploading, styling, and more
  • Media manager
  • Translations manager
  • FTP support
  • UTF-8 support
  • Users central, members list and rich user profile.
  • Custom icon packages

About the Contributor

Elxis is an open source content management system (CMS) written in PHP programming language. It was born on December 2005 and since then it is used by thousands of people in all over the world. Elxis is famous for its stability and security, for the well tested extensions, for the multi-lingual features and the unique ideas we have implemented in it through these years many of which copied by other CMSs later.