Cotonti / Open Source PHP Content Management FrameworkContent Management Framework

Cotonti is a powerful open-source web development framework and content manager with a focus on security, speed and flexibility.

Why choose Cotonti?

Cotonti combines the flexibility of a web framework with the rapid deployability and featureset of a content management system. Despite having features such as user accounts, content creation, file management and community tools out of the box, it can be easily extended using modules or plugins. Cotonti is powered by its own template engine which is both fast and easy to learn, even if you are not an experienced programmer.

Read more about Cotonti's Benefits...

Major features

  • Open source, community driven
  • Secure and reliable
  • Fast and lightweight
  • Modular and extensible
  • Layout separated from logic
  • Fast and easy template engine
  • Internationalized


Events Plugin SQL Injection2009-04-24

A sql injection has been brought forward for the Event plugin (Link). This is not an exploit with Cotonti itself or a default plugin. So unless you are using the Events Plugin (Link). Then you are ok.

Anyone using this plugin should upgrade immediately.

An updated secure version may be downloaded here
3 | Author: Kilandor

Genesis 0.0.4 and New Logo2009-04-03

Another milestone in stability has been reached and Genesis 0.0.4 is now available for download. The other wonderful update is a new official Cotonti logo brought to you by Stamatis Kritikos:

What's new in 0.0.4
  • Fixed minor bugs, see Trac report.
  • New official Cotonti logo.
  • Secure e-mail change method.

Download page
6 | Author: Trustmaster

Cotonti Genesis 0.0.32009-02-24

Less than a month after 0.0.2, Cotonti Team is proud to announce you another release that solves all the problems which were found while testing previous release.

Since this release, our branches have their own names. So, the 0.0.x branch is called Genesis. The following major branch 0.1.x has codename Renaissance.

What's new in this release:
  • Fixed over 25 bugs and defects after testing 0.0.2.
  • Removed jQuery UI from the core. Use it in your skins if you need it.
  • Multi-tab pages act the same way as in Seditio.
  • Added optional GZIP static resource compressor and cache control utility.
  • Improved XHTML validation.
  • Various small enhancements.

3 | Author: Trustmaster

Cotonti 0.0.2 Release and The Grand Opening2009-02-01

Welcome to the new world of Cotonti! It is a new CMF which has inherited the best of Seditio and is in constant progress. If you wonder what has changed since Seditio, here is a message in language of numbers:
  • 6 months of work
  • 12 developers contributed
  • 50 testers involved
  • 185 tickets closed
  • over 200 changes since v121
  • over 470 revisions in SVN
  • over 6000 posts in disputes
  • one belief for all

Excited? Don't wait any longer, follow the white rabbit:
3 | Author: Trustmaster