impresscms  1.4.4
About: ImpressCMS is a Content Management System for easily building and maintaining a dynamic web site (a fork of XOOPS).
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impresscms Documentation

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ImpressCMS 1.4.4

ImpressCMS is a community developed Content Management System. With this tool maintaining the content of a website becomes as easy as writing a word document. ImpressCMS is the ideal tool for a wide range of users: from business to community users, from large enterprises to people who want a simple, easy to use blogging tool. ImpressCMS is a powerful system that gets outstanding results and it is free!

Starting with the 1.4 branch of ImpressCMS, we are also fully compatible with PHP 7.x.

What can you do with it?

ImpressCMS can be used for many types of web sites. The system is highly scalable and it can be used for example as an intranet for a company with 20,000 employees as well as for building a simple 5-page website for the promotion of your company. The system is extremely useful for managing online communities because it has the ability to create user groups and assign permissions for managing content to each different group.

For each type of website ImpressCMS offers different functionality with a collection of free modules that are available on A few examples of what you can do with them:

  • Publish news of your organization
  • Let visitors contact you through a state of the art customizable contact form
  • Create and manage articles
  • Add a forum to your site
  • Sell products through your web site using an online store
  • ...and many more

List of key features

📦 Fully modularized

Website content is managed by separate content modules/web applications. Simply install the module which has the features you need: a news module, forum module, photo album module, there are many many third party modules to choose from.

🌍 Supported World-wide

ImpressCMS was created and is maintained by a team of hard-working volunteers working from all over the world. The ImpressCMS community has support sites around the world for support of non-English speaking users.

🗃️ Database-driven

ImpressCMS uses a database to store the data required for running your ImpressCMS site. MySQL and MariaDB is currently supported. Support for other DBMS's is coming soon.

🌈 Theme-based skinnable interface

ImpressCMS 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 hundreds of quality themes available for download!

👥 Versatile Group Permissions System

Powerful and user-friendly permissions system which enables administrators to set permissions by group for any registered or all anoymous users.

🌐 Multi-byte Language Support

Fully supports multi-byte languages, including Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, etc.

Do you need any help?

You can find our official documentation at our wiki.

Also, help could be found on our official forums.

How to contribute?

Open an issue or send us a pull request

All development for 1.4 version happens on the branches/impresscms_1.4 branch, so it is always the most up-to-date.

If you are going to be submitting a pull request, please branch from branches/impresscms_1.4, and submit your pull request back to same branch.