Contao 3.4.0

A powerful, professional, open source content management system (CMS) written in PHP, previously known under the name: TYPOlight
TYPOlight has been a well-known CMS for years, and even after it re-branded users still kept up with it and currently hold it in high respect.

Contao uses an intuitive graphical user interface that successfully blends Ajax and Web 2.0 technologies for optimal usability and performance.

This successful mesh of technologies makes working with Contao an easy task, while also still providing the in-depth access most developers yearn from high-grade CMS products.

If WordPress is known for blogging, Drupal for complex websites and phpBB for forums, then Contao is most known for its higher degree of complexity that recommends it for large scale projects, portals and Intranets.

This means working with Contao can sometime be a little bit tricky and is recommended only for developers with a greater knowledge of PHP, regardless of the presence of a nice and fast UI in the Contao backend.

But that doesn't mean Contao is useless or hard to work with. It means you got to accept and learn to use the right tool for the right job.

Main features:

  • Uses Ajax technology
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Accessible XHTML strict output
  • Meets W3C/WAI requirements
  • Versioning and undo management
  • Accessible administration area
  • Front end output 100% template based
  • Automatic e-mail encryption (spam protection)
  • Powerful permission system (user management)
  • Multi-language support (character set UTF-8)
  • Generates search engine friendly URLs
  • Web 2.0 support (e.g. lightbox)
  • Advanced search and sorting options
  • Supports SMTP in addition to PHP's mail function
  • Multiple back end languages and back end themes
  • Supports multiple websites in one tree
  • Supports GZip compression
  • Print articles as PDF
  • Live update feature

last updated on:
November 26th, 2014, 14:23 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Leo Feyer
homepage:
www.contao.org
license type:

LGPL: GNU Lesser General Public License

operating system(s):
Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
category:
C: \ CMS

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Contao - Admin backendContao - Website article and navigation structureContao - Newsletter sectionContao - Writing an articleContao - Adding new membersContao - Listing all membersContao - File manager section of the backendContao - System, server and website logContao - Maintenance operations that can be performed from the backendContao - An internal notes and messages between website adminsContao - CSS editingContao - Listing all website modulesContao - Layout configurationContao - Site structureContao - Frontpage preview
What's New in This Release:
  • Fixed:
  • Consider image size IDs when overriding the default image size.
  • Do not require to set a media query in the image sizes.
  • Fixed a potential directory traversal vulnerability.
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