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admin Fixed #7107: Login using http://<serverurl>/admin broken on IIS Dec 20, 2012
application Dev: Better attribute filter for CPDB Oct 27, 2016
docs Release 2.55.1 Build 161026 Oct 26, 2016
fonts New feature: breadcrumb for question edition May 12, 2016
framework Dev: Fix for massive action share (CPDB) Sep 28, 2016
images Fixed issue #11057: MIssing smilies in content editor Apr 28, 2016
installer Fixed issue #10190: Inconsistent field size for attribute names Aug 25, 2016
locale Updated translation: Catalan by qualitatuvic Oct 26, 2016
plugins Fixed issue: uid not logged when creating token Sep 30, 2016
scripts New feature: Quick-add conditions in the condition designer Oct 20, 2016
styles-public Dev: stars now using fa and heavily commented Oct 11, 2016
styles Dev: Fixes for condition quick-add; loading spinner overlay for ajax … Oct 20, 2016
templates Dev: Fix text color for anonymous warning (template change) Oct 27, 2016
themes/default Cherrypick from 2.1 SettingsWidget Jul 30, 2013
third_party Fixed issue #11821: Apache error uploading images kcfinder Oct 21, 2016
tmp Fixed issue #11757: tmp/assets directory is missing Oct 7, 2016
upload Dev: uniform way to load the fonts May 9, 2016
.bowerrc Dev: Sorting and filtering of ParticipantList is working. Sep 8, 2016
.gitattributes Dev: add eol=lf for sql,txt,lss Feb 13, 2013
.gitignore Dev: gitignore log files Aug 3, 2016
.htaccess Fixed issue: Google Maps API key not being used when entered Dec 1, 2013
.scrutinizer.yml Fixed issue #11143: Password save notification when saving global set… May 11, 2016 Dev: further correcting readme Aug 24, 2016
index.php Dev: move QuestionAttributesSettings to an helper Jul 29, 2016
phpci.yml Added phpci.yml Jan 15, 2015

Sophisticated online survey software


Limesurvey is the number one open-source survey software.

Advanced features like branching and multiple question types make it a valuable partner for survey-creation.


See our Administration Demo. The credentials are prefilled, just click Log in

Or try taking one of our test surveys

How to install


We try to publish a release every other day. We recommend using those.


You may want to use the plain repository, which is also possible.

Please be advised, that we sometimes push development versions into the repository, which may not be working correctly.



The absolute minimal requirements are:

  • Apache >= 2.4 | nginx >= 1.1 | any other php-ready webserver
  • php >= 5.4
    • with mbstring and pdo-database drivers
  • mysql >= 5.5.3 | pgsql >= 9 | mariadb >= 5.5 | mssql >= 2005


We recommend the following setup

  • nginx 1.4.6
  • php 5.6.x
    • with php-fpm, mbstring, gd2 with freetype, imap, ldap, zip, zlib and databse drivers
  • mysql 5.5.50


for more information please refer to our homepage, or have a look at the manual


LimeSurvey software is licenced under the GPL 2.0.

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