WonderCMS 2.4.2

WonderCMS is the smallest CMS in the world (flat file). Simple and straighforward. Completely free and easy to install by simply unzipping and uploading to your server.

Founded in 2008 and open sourced in 2010.


- very small in size and works with only 5 files
- one click update
- simple click and edit functionality
- no configuration required, unzip and upload
- lightweight - runs only on a couple hundred lines of code
- simplified code
- custom login URL
- custom homepage
- rebuilt mostly from scratch + MIT license
- better password protection
- no known vulnerabilities
- highlighted current page
- mobile responsive, easy to theme, 404 pages, clean URLs
- page deleting easier than ever
- better SEO support (title, keywords and description for each page)
- (optional) functions.php file includes itself when you create it
- made with PHP, jQuery, HTML, CSS and a flat JSON database
- works on Apache and NGINX
- WYSIWYG editor - Trumbowyg available as a standalone plugin
- simple file uploader available as a standalone plugin

Requirements: PHP 5.5 or above and support for .htaccess. For NGINX, editing the server config is necessary.

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History updates (Complete changelogs since the listing on this site)

2.4.2 [02-28-18]

Fixed bug with 'double update' notification (2.4.2 patch). The double notification bug will be displayed one last time after updating.

Other versions : 2.4.0 2.3.2 2.3.1 2.2.1 2.2.0 2.0.2 2.0.0 1.2.0

v2.4.0 [01-05-18]

- Removed old version update support compatibility.
- A better definition of public/private functions.
- Corrected code logic in theme/plugin installer with an array check.
- Added hash_equals checks to prevent CSRF timing attacks.
- Added link to WonderCMS homepage in the Settings panel.

v2.3.2 [10-21-17]

- two additional ISSET checks to prevent PHP notices
- changed HTTP 1.0 headers to HTTP 1.1
- updated links to themes and plugins in the Settings panel
- removed converted case for page titles
- core code in WonderCMS prettified - providing a better level of readability
- minor text changes

v2.3.1 [08-26-17]

- one click backup
- re-designed settings panel
- theme installer + updater + remover
- plugin installer + updater + remover
- file uploader + remover
- tab/indentation support
- added two additional checks if the request for token is set
- double space removal / converted to tabs

v2.2.1 [06-28-17]

- Custom port support. WonderCMS now works on non-standard HTTP ports - thanks to Grzegorz Kowalski.
- JavaScript hook fix - thanks to Grzegorz Kowalski.
- Show admin CSS only when logged in for faster website delivery.
- Minor text/tab fixes.

v2.2.0 [06-19-17]

- easy menu/page re-ordering
- additional verification tokens added to prevent CSRF attacks
- minor bug fixes
- faster and more secure

v2.0.2 [04-06-17]

- additional hook added: page
- fixed bug in function name that caused errors for some users
- added default font size for settings panel
- removed unnecessary spaces and semicolons in settings CSS + CSS bug fixes

v2.0.0 [03-22-17]

- first non-beta release in 8 years
- new default theme
- WonderCMS now updates the default theme and .htaccess (we used to only update index.php)
- improved settings panel
- major code clean up
- database.js versioning, which makes it really easy to update for different WonderCMS versions

v1.2.0 [01-13-17]

- custom functions.php file
- adding new editable areas possible with the help of functions.php
- no configuration, simply unzip and upload to server
- one click update
- new themes added

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