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Plugins are additional programs that extend the functionality of CMSimple. Typical examples are guestbook, members area, photo galleries and other multimedia applications.

Download and Unzip

CMSimple plugins are mostly available for download as .zip files. Unpack the file with a suitable program. In most cases you will find a directory named CMSimpleRoot in the unzipped download, which stands for the installation directory of CMSimple.

In this directory you will find the following file:


You can open this file with a browser, here you will find more information about installing and using the plugin.


Upload the entire structure of the directory CMSimpleRoot to the root directory of your CMSimple installation - done. Now you also can call the help file from the Plugins menu (in the Admin menu). Open the plugin and click on "Plugin Help" in the plugin menu.

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CMSimple is ready for php 8.2
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CMSimple 5.11 published


From CMSimple 5.11 there is no separate download for updates anymore, the normal CMSimple download can be used.

Beside this, some more php warnings under php 8.2 has been eliminated.

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NEW in 4.8: Backup Manager

With the new Backup Manager you can restore and delete backups by the CMSimple backend.

NEW in 4.7.6: Admin Login

Since CMSimple 4.7.6, you can lock the permission to configure CMSimple and plugins for authors, and set up an admin login. The admin is allowed to do everything.

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Responsive templates are suitable for all visual output devices, from smartphones up to HD screen.

Test the responsive templates of

Demos & Downloads »


With plugins you can extend the functionality of CMSimple. There are Blogs, Comments, Photo Galleries, MultiMedia, MembersArea and much more.

Here you can find demos for most of the available plugins:

Demos & Downloads »

Sponsors Area

This is the place for banners and links to sponsors of CMSimple or any kind of advertising.

Become a CMSimple Sponsor »

You also can support CMSimple by a PayPal donation:

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