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New website almost ready

We are fast approaching the switch to the new ImpressCMS website. This new website will feature a responsive design for our mobile users, along with an updated site architecture that will help you find the right information more easily.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2017-04-12

ImpressCMS 1.3.10 security release

ImpressCMS 1.3.10 is now available as a final release. This release contains several security improvements, as well as a fix for a vulnerability in the PHPMailer library so it is recommended to upgrade your sites as soon as possible.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-12-29

Security patch available for ImpressCMS 1.3.9

Today we propose the following patch to fix a number of vulnerabilities in core functionalities, in anticipation of the 1.3.10 release that will include them as well. Apply this patch on top of an existing 1.3.9 setup to get the latest security update.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-10-30

We're Back After a Brief Holiday

Did you miss us? All our sites went on a brief holiday together recently, leaving everyone to their own devices for a day. Warm sandy beaches, bright blue skies, barely a cloud in the sky. The food was fantastic! It took a bit of coaxing to get us back, but we couldn't stay away too long.

Actually, we hadn't been paying attention to all the clutter we've been collecting and we filled up all the available space at home ( So much so, we needed to enlist the help of SiteGround's support team to make room for us to return. They were prompt and efficient, getting things all tidied up for us and making our home comfortable once again.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-09-09

Fixed release of ImpressCMS 1.3.9

The distribution archive for ImpressCMS 1.3.9 has received an update to fix an annoying bug. Download the current version of the installer for a bug-free experience.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-03-04

ImpressCMS 1.3.9

We now present ImpressCMS 1.3.9! ImpressCMS 1.3.9 contains several bugfixes and enhancements, some of them specifically to work correctly on newer and better supported PHP versions.

ImpressCMS now requires PHP 5.5 to run, which shouldn't be a problem in today's world.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-03-03

ImpressCMS 1.3.9 Release Candidate is available

We now present the Release Candidate for ImpressCMS 1.3.9! ImpressCMS 1.3.9 RC contains several bugfixes and enhancements to work correctly on newer PHP versions.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-02-24

ImpressCMS 1.3.9 RC announcement

ImpressCMS is getting ready to release version 1.3.9 to the world. As a precursor, the release candidate will be available before the end of the week.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-02-10

Welcome to 2016!

We're looking forward to a great new year with ImpressCMS! We are entering our 9th year since our inception in 2007 and there's been a lot of activity going on behind the scenes. We wish you and all of your families and friends the best for 2016.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2016-01-02

Happy Holidays!

May your days be merry and bright!

Another year has flown by and wherever you are and whatever your holidays are, may they bring warmth, love, joy, peace and hope!

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-12-26

PHPStorm 10 and what it means for ImpressCMS Development

Jetbrains released PHPStorm 10 a few days ago, and each major release brings along some major new features. How do they help us in ImpressCMS Development?

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-11-12 temporary hiatus is now fixed

Visitors to our site may have noticed that a part of the site was unreachable for a limited amount of time. The problem has been resolved now.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-08-28

ImpressCMS 1.3.8 available

ImpressCMS 1.3.8 contains bugfixes, backported code from ImpressCMS 2.0 development and updated external libraries.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-08-13

ImpressCMS Gets more Social - move to Github

Move 2 github intro

For reasons of better exposure and more availability of development services for open source projects on github, ImpressCMS has migrated its main development repository from Assembla to Github.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-07-25

ImpressCMS and SecurifyLabs - Open Source Security Assurance

At ImpressCMS, we take pride in following good coding practices, both to produce a stable, easy-to-use CMS, and in providing the most secure environment for your websites. In this day and age, high-assurance security is something that we have to start thinking about. As a community, we’ve done our best as far as code security; now, we’re looking to advance to the next level.

We are now working with SecurifyLabs, a company that specializes in open-source assessment and remediation support approached us. Their collaborations include open-source initiatives such as Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, ElkArte and BigBlueButton. Having SecurifyLabs as our security partner will be a game changer for our entire community.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-05-25

2.0.0 Alpha 5 Released

ImpressCMS 2.0 alpha 5 is now available.The files for this release can be found on the Development Packages page.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-04-08

Private Messages Outbox

All users of one ImpressCMS site can read the PM other users have sent them; but what if you would like read the PMs you have sent?

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-03-19

ImpressCMS: Highlights from 2014

7 years ago (on 9 January 2008, to be exact) the first beta release of ImpressCMS was announced and since then we have released 26 versions of ImpressCMS - from 1.0.0 to 1.3.7! We are averaging around 4 releases a year, which is a respectable number, considering the work that goes into them. Currently, we're still supporting 2 main branches - 1.2 and 1.3 - while developing in our 2.0 branch.

Over the course of the year, we switched our hosting to Siteground, and they have been a very good partner for us. We also did a quick redesign and relaunch of the Addons site to prepare for a merging of our different properties into a single, updated site.... read more

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2015-01-12

Merry Christmas from ImpressCMS

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-12-25

Developers - Update Your Git Clients!

A critical security flaw was discovered in Git clients and patched this week. This does not affect any of our repositories hosted on Assembla, but can impact your local clones of the repository. The vulnerability concerns repositories or clones that reside on file systems that are case-insensitive or case-normalizing (like OSX using HFS+ or Windows, whether it uses NTFS or FAT).

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-12-22

ImpressCMS joins oCert Security Response

The ImpressCMS project has been invited to joined the oCert security response initiative. As a project that is paranoid about security, this was a logical step. We also consider it a confirmation of our very good security track record up till now.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-11-22

Download ImpressCMS 1.3.7 and 1.2.9 (LTS) Releases Now

One of the top tenets of ImpressCMS is to be a secure platform for your websites. In response to a recent CVE report, additional validation and sanitation of user has been implemented in the 1.2 and 1.3 releases. Once again, we were aided by Pedro Ribeiro of Agile Information Security Ltd. in testing the patches for this issue.... read more

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-06-26

Security Notification CVE-2014-4036 (Low Impact)

Recently, a new security notification had been submitted to CVE without the project being notified beforehand. This has been rectified, and we are preparing the appropriate files for release.

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-06-17

2.0.0 Alpha 4 Released

The 4th alpha release of 2.0 branch is now available and incorporates many changes introduced in the latest 1.3 release of ImpressCMS, plus some additional improvements that will only be available in 2.0 and later. The files for this release can be found on the Development Packages page.

What was brought forward from the 1.3 releases?... read more

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-04-17

SimplyWiki 1.2.1 has gone final

It has been 2 1/2 years since an update has been released for SimplyWiki, and several things have been added or improved since then. Now, all those changes have been tested and validated and a new final release is ready for you!

SimplyWiki can be used in many ways - to create your own wiki with built in rich text (WYSIWYG) editors, to maintain a simple website, and to create content for specific groups of people. It supports multiple languages (even right-to-left languages), versioning, and work flows for document creation and approvals. You can see it in action at and

Posted by SourceForge Robot 2014-03-31