XOOPS 2.5.0 releases and New Xoops Engine (X3) Goes Public

XOOPS Official Website: http://www.xoops.org/


Release Notes

The XOOPS 2.5.0 release is a major redesign of the System Module which has been AJAX-ed with jQuery done mainly by Nicolas Andricq (ForMusS), Cointin Maxime (kraven_30), and Grégory Mage (Mage). Other major contributors include Trabis, Voltan, Kris_fr, and Marco. We also appreciate bug submissions by Onokazu!


Some of the new features are truly amazing, like the visual placement of blocks, and we’re sure that the users will love them


Official Download Links:

Stable: XOOPS 2.5.0

Released On: 2010/11/10

Size: 5.9 MB

Unstable: X3 (New Xoops Engine)



– Added: Help System for Admin and modules (see PM module)

– Added: MySQL Dump in Maintenance

– Added: New Redirect messaging

– Added: Column sorting in tables

– Added: smarty plugin for icon pack

– Added: smarty plugin for breadcrumb navigation

– Added: jQuery plugins for display popup or manage drag & drop

– Added: File Manager (Plugin)

– Added: Maintenance with Cache Clean-up, and Tables Maintenance

– Added: Visual module ordering with drag & drop

– Added: Visual block placement with drag & drop

– Added: Refactor all PHP code for use XOOPS API

– Added: Use template in the same way that front user, admin side for module can call a main template define in xoops_version.php

– Added: Allow override of template in admin theme like frontend if we set template in ADMIN_THEME

– Added: New variable ‘system_menu’ in xoops_version.php of each module, this variable generate a tab menu for module admin side if set to 1, this feature is for give one unique tab menu for all menu (eg: module PM for).

– Added: add jquery plugin in xoops_lib

– Added: change install for install admin template and admin setting

– Added: manage editor for blocks, comments and for all module if module developper want to use it activate or deactivate system section

– Added: choose number of line for admin section

– Added: display or hide tips



XOOPS is a web application platform written in PHP for the MySQL database. Its object orientation makes it an ideal tool for developing small or large community websites, intra company and corporate portals, weblogs and much more.


Languages: PHP

Database: MySQL

License: GNU General Public License (GPL)


News: http://xoops.org/modules/news/index.php?storytopic=17


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