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Welcome to the official development & support site of PHP-Fusion.
PHP-Fusion is a lightweight open source content management system (CMS) written in PHP.
PHP-Fusion utilizes a MySQL database to store your site content and includes a simple,yet comprehensive and complete administration system to manage your sites.
PHP-Fusion includes the most common features you would expect to see in many other content management system packages.
Feel free to post any questions or report any problems in our Support Forums.
Please refer to the FaQ for answers to common questions.
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For License questions you can visit our License section.

PHP-Fusion Developers Network - PFDN

Developers in the PHP-Fusion Developers Network have a proven record of the skill sets they advertise to possess.
Only approved Developers from the PHP-Fusion Developers Network can Submit Commercial Addons, participate in biddings for paid Projects within the Hire a Developer Center and participate in the future development of PHP-Fusion.
You will have a good chance at unlocking the secrets of PHP-Fusion Developers Network if you are a talented site builder, designer or developer, work with PFDN to unlock your full potential.

Addons Directory - AddonDB

Our Addons Directory offers you a wide spread of both Free and Commercial Addons for all PHP-Fusion versions.
We have six main Addon types for PHP-Fusion - Infusions, Themes, Panels, Widgets, Plugins and Others (BBCodes, User Fields, Graphics and Core modifications).
All Addons are sorted in our Directory with a structure of over 35 Main categories and over 300 sub categories.
Our Community can Submit Translations to each Addon that have Locales ( Language files ).

Social Presence

Websites are created by programming, but we are here to develop them so you do not need to.

It was more than a decade since our founder Nick Jones created this project to simplify the making of complex websites.
Since then, millions of people have been following the ways of the PHP-Fusion to simplify web content creations.

Easily Customizable

PHP-Fusion allows you to create custom solutions to most core features without any modifications made to the core system. This grants you an easy upgrade procedure and total control over your sites functionality with a prevention of patch neglectance as a bonus.

Make Dynamic Content

You are in full control of what you include and how you design your website. It does not matter if you need to start a website with a selected set of Addons and a mobile responsive framework or if you want a blank new website.


Our BBCode system is modular and flexible. You can extended it to your preferences with our BBCode API.

Customizable User Fields

Our User Fields are flexible with a modular base. You can extended it to your preferences with our User Fields SDK.

Fast & Lightweight

PHP-Fusion has always had a major focus to be optimized on a core level. We aim to keep PHP-Fusion fast & lightweight. The amount of features we include in a standard installation of PHP-Fusion 7 vs it's size makes it one of the most lightweight Content Management Systems in the world.

Portable & Multisite

With our multisite functions you can easily have gathered landing pages, campaigns, markets, blogs, customer service portals and your main website.

Easy Publishing

You can start publishing content fast and easy with PHP-Fusions News and Articles system from the very minute you have completed the installation.

Top Notch Community Support

PHP-Fusion is world famous for it's friendly and helpful community.

Security & Updates

PHP-Fusion has a construction that highlight's security.
Each post and input is filtered.
Continuous community awareness grants you fast access to any security patches that may be necessary.


PHP-Fusion 7 is translated to over 35 Languages.
We can provide you with a CMS that has International Time & Date settings and a wide range of languages to chose from.

Easy to Modify

Few other platforms can be compared to PHP-Fusion when it comes to creating stable sites with the simplicity of PHP-Fusions functional and procedural logic.
Even inexperienced developers will find it lucrative when they are able to take any Theme template and understand it's logic.
You can create a custom PHP-Fusion project in just a few hours with no experience at all. PHP-Fusions vast modification capabilities will suit creative minds beyond your imagination.

About PHP-Fusion

PHP-Fusion is an all in one integrated and scalable platform that will fit any purpose when it comes to website productions, whether you are creating community portals or personal sites. Founded as an open source project under the GNU AGPL v3, PHP-Fusion is licensed to be open and free to use. Derivative codes must be shared unless we grant you a license to waive the AGPL agreement. This is what we believe gives the best possible protection for both PHP-Fusion and all the Developers that creates Addons for PHP-Fusion.

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