Features and requirements are listed here.

WonderCMS was born in 2008, open sourced in 2010 and has been a growing idea ever since.

A growing idea of small but functional pieces of code that enable you to establish a web project quickly and efficiently. The mission is clear - keep it small, simple, secure and hassle free.

While we leap towards perfection, keep in mind, we are only getting there step by step.

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Short history


First version released by Robert Isoski.


Open sourced.


Various versions developed with trying to find the "perfect skeleton". Rewritten by Luka Mrovlje.


Rewritten by Yassine Addi. Version 1.1.0 released with one click update functionality.


Version 1.2.0 released. WonderCMS now automatically includes functions.php if it's created inside your theme folder. The functions.php comes in handy for creating new editable areas.


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One of our main goals is to push as little updates as necessary and provide WonderCMS users with a hassle free experience.

In a perfect world, we would never have to update WonderCMS. This is nearly impossible due to updates in web technology such as PHP, which WonderCMS runs on. We want to make this as easy as it gets with our one click updater.

The one click update feature is also important for delivering critical security updates - we're able to quickly push out the necessary updates to everyone’s WonderCMS core through the official WonderCMS GitHub repository.

Is development dead?

Absolutely not. Infrequent updates do not imply development is dead.

We generally want to push as little updates as necessary and provide everything else with plugins, developed by the community. Plugins have to be updated manually as they're not part of the WonderCMS core.

Is WonderCMS better or worse than "put any CMS here"?

We support and encourage all open source software and do not see them as competition.

WonderCMS can be the perfect solution for your website. If you're looking for a blogging platform or a web shop, you will either have to modify WonderCMS to suit those needs or simply use Magento, WordPress or any other CMS that would help get your website up and running with less work.

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