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  • A little of history
    Dragonfly CMS is a powerful, feature-rich, Open Source content management system originally based on PHP-Nuke 6.5. Since the early "CPG-Nuke CMS" days, we paid close attention to security, performance, scalability, efficiency and reliability. Subsequent development of DragonflyCMS marked yet another exciting milestone in our history.

  • Server requirements
    The minimum requirements are
    PHP 4.4.
    MySQL 4.1 or PostgreSQL 7.
    Apache 1.3, IIS5, Raiden and others.

  • Preferred setup
    PHP 5.2.
    MySQL 5 or PostgreSQL 8.
    Latest version of the web server used.
    At least one image manipulation software: GD 2, ImageMagick or netPBM.
  • Why Dragonfly CMS
    We maintain a high level of security and a slow release cycle. So that you spend time managing your site, not patching or updating.

  • Dragonfly CMS support
    Knowledge that Dragonfly CMS is a free software. While the software is tested and great support is provided trough our forums, we do not offer or guarantee any warranty or support. Please read our Rules and Regulations.

  • Dragonfly CMS community
    You will find a wide range of resources, GPL and Commercial, in the following links:
    - Foreign Languages: Read/write in your own language
    - Resource Digest: Themes, modules, blocks and custom coding.

Dragonfly Core Features 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
    Advanced Debugging system and page query list (including times)
    Admin notepad for sharing messages with other admins
    Server information module
    Administrators can always change their password
    Control over security areas like flooding, email and referral spam.
    Recognition of existing, and addition of new, search engine bots.

  • 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 side and center blocks, and forum categories.
    Hide left - right - both side-blocks on command.
    CSS Menu dynamically linked to database driven menu.
    Full template capability for ease of customization.

  • 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

  • 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
    Derived from phpBB 2.0.x (phpbb.com)
    Clean linking (session ID is removed from URL)
    Attachment Mod, Topic Icons Mod and Merge Topics Mod included

About the dragonfly: Dragonflies inspire a number of things. It is the name of a US reconnaissance aircraft - the A-37 Dragonfly and a superheroine in AC comics, a song by Swedish rocker Yngwie Malmsteen, a Blondie song on the album The Hunter, the GI Joe Assault Copter, tri-maran sailing yachts, a project of Opera ASA and there's even a BSD version with the name.

Dragonflies are predators that are capable of hovering, followed by rapid acceleration, that is similar to the speed of some birds. Wikipedia says that It is said in some Native American beliefs that dragonflies are a symbol of renewal after a time of great hardship. They are used in traditional medicine in both China and Japan.

In Japan dragonflies are symbols of courage, strength, and happiness, and they often appear in art and literature, especially haiku. In ancient mythology, Japan was known as Akitsushima, which means "Land of the Dragonflies". The love for dragonflies is reflected by the fact that there are traditional names for almost all of the 200 species of dragonflies found in and around Japan. - Wikipedia

 
Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014 (19:15:51) by DJ Maze
Created:  Wednesday, January 19, 2005 (04:44:42) by DJ Maze