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What is DragonflyCMS?

Postby Anaxent » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:45 am

From: Dragonflycms.org

What is Dragonfly CMS?
Dragonfly CMS is a powerful, feature-rich, Open Source content management system which was based on PHP-Nuke 6.5 in the "CPG-Nuke CMS" days. We have spent over a year developing Dragonfly CMS, paying close attention to security and reliability. The release of Dragonfly marks yet another exciting milestone in our history.

What programming language does Dragonfly use?
Our software is written in PHP—the fastest programming language spreading the net today, combined with your choice of either MySQL or PostgreSQL (experimental).

What does my server require?
The prefered setup is to have:
- PHP 4.3 or higher.
- MySQL 4.0.x
MySQL 5.x is not supported in versions up to 9.0.6.1
(MySQL 4.1+ and PostgreSQL 7.6+ are supported in CVS)
- Apache 1.3 or higher (other httpd clients are also supported like IIS5/6, Raiden, etc.)
- GD 2, ImageMagick, netPBM or any other image manipulation software

Why Switch to DragonFly:

Why Dragonfly CMS?
Unlike other content management systems on the net, we maintain a high level of security, so that you spend time managing your site, not patching it. Managing your site is easy with our powerful line of tools which include a debugging system, BBCode support in many areas, a built-in photo gallery, and a derivative of phpBB 2.0.x.

upport for Dragonfly CMS
Please remember that Dragonfly CMS is free software; we do not offer any warranty or guaranteed technical support. You are always welcome to ask questions in our Forums, but please do not private message or email us for support. Don't forget to read our Rules and Regulations for full details about using this website. Remember, you might not be the only one that has the same problem!

Dragonfly CMS Community
Aside from this site you may also find themes, add-ons, modules, etc. on the following websites:
- Foreign Languages: Read/write in your own language
- Themes
- Modules, blocks, etc.

DragonFly Core Features:


# Dragonfly Core Acceleration
10x speed increase compared to PHP-Nuke
30% reduction in base code
MMCache and eAccelerator control support (if installed on server)
Site-wide cache-based template system
Site-wide cached configuration system

# Dragonfly Database Acceleration
Replaced all $dbi calls to $db
Uses 50% fewer database querys than most PHP-Nuke derivatives
Advanced database query (verbose) debugging
MySQL 4.0.x support (MySQL 5.x and PostgreSQL 8.x are in CVS)

# Advanced Security
Secured against UNION and other attacks
Selectable security code (shown only where and to whom you want)
Security code is based on theme
Admin section and members logins controlled by sessions
Allow cookie names to be changed
Works without register globals

# i18n UTF-8 Integration
International language support
Dragonfly autodetects the users language and sets as default.
Configurable by user or admin override
All languages fully UTF-8 encoded, simplified file structure
Afrikaans, Shqip, عربي, Bosanski, Basque, Brazilian Português, Chinese simplified, 汉语 , Български, Český, Dansk, Nederlands, Eesti, پارسى, Suomi, Français, Galego, Deutsch, Ελληνικά, Magyarul, Íslenska, Indonesian, Italiano, 日本語, 한국어, Kurdi, Latvisks, Lietuvių, македонски, Melayu, Norsk, Polski, Português, Româneste, Pусский, Srpski, Slovenský, Slovenščina, Español, Kiswahili, Svensk, ไทย, Türkçe, Uyghurche, Українська, Tiếng Việt, and English

# Coppermine Photo Gallery
Multi-purpose fully-featured and integrated web picture gallery
Complete groups integration and adminstration
Supports uploads and user galleries

# Forums
High powered, fully scalable, bulletin board package
Groups Integration and Administration
Fully integrated phpBB 2.0.x (phpbb.com)
Clean linking (session ID is removed from URL)
Attachment Mod, Topic Icons Mod and Merge Topics Mod included

# BBcode Enhancements
Use BBcode in all postings
HTML support (admin only)
Multimedia support (flash, video, etc.)

DragonFly Interface Features:

# Advanced Administration Features
Installer with rollback support in case of failure
Which sideblocks to show on module level
Groups Administration allows the restriction of a module or block to a given group
Members Administration (admin area)
Sub-Administrator admin, allows the administrators of a given module or set of modules
Custom smiles with i18n language support
Admin menu ordered by category
Unrestricted HTML for admin posts
Ordered news (allows you to arrange the order of news)
BBcode news stories and submissons
Send member private message on registration
Debugging system and page query list
Admin notepad for sharing messages with other admins
Server information module
Administrators can always change their password

# Custom Group Features
Blocks: Set blocks to be visible only to group members
Messages: Set messages to be visible only to group members
Modules: Set modules to be visible only to group members

# Dragonfly Theme Features
Theme preview system
Themes have collapsible sideblocks
Hide left / all blocks on command

# Dragonfly Custom Features
Preview theme system
Language selection block (select international languages i18n)
Send newsletter to a group
Highly advanced "My Account" module
Add-ons system, just install what you need
Integrated quick reply to forums and private messages
Integrated forum attachments
Integrated forum topic icons
"Tell a Friend" module, to replace "Recommend Us"
Site statistics include recognition of Mozilla, Firefox and Safari web browsers and search engine identification and advanced bot detection
Search module allows sitewide searching
FAQ module includes searching and sorting

# My Account
Customizable COPPA agreement form (memberships config area)
Customizable user registration page (memberships config area)
Completely configurable memberships (memberships config area)
Advanced avatar system including upload and avatar size checking

# EMail Support
Full site-wide SMTP/PHP mail, email support
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What is DragonflyCMS?

Postby zanix » Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:49 am

Cool, I think I may switch to DF myself
...errm wait, I already did, LoL
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