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Microweber: Drag-and-Drop CMS

** Now runs on Laravel 5! ** Keep in mind v.1.0 is still under development and is yet to be officially released. Use in production at your own risk.

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What is Microweber?

Microweber is a new generation content management system that allows you to create a website using drag and drop. You can easily manipulate the content and the layout of your pages. No coding skills are required.

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Getting Started

Check out our online guides


You need to have Composer installed in order to download Microweber's dependencies (including the Laravel framework).

  • Via Composer

composer create-project microweber/microweber my_site 1.0.x-dev --prefer-dist --no-dev

  • Clone The Repository

Clone this repository (or download as zip) on your server and run composer install in the base folder.


General Requirements

  • HTTP server (Apache, IIS, nginx, etc.)
  • Database server
  • PHP 5.4 or above
  • The lib-xml must be enabled (with DOM support)
  • The GD PHP extension
  • The Mcrypt PHP extension

HTTP Server


The mod_rewrite module must be enabled in your Apache configuration. Microweber creates the necessary .htaccess files during installation if you're running on Apache.


You can easily import the .htaccess rewrite rules. Make sure you have enabled the URL Rewrite module for your website.


Add this location directive to your server configuration block. The root directive must point to the root of your Microweber website.

server {
  location / {
    try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php$is_args$args;


You have several choices for database engine. For small websites we highly recommend SQLite.

  • MySQL
  • SQLite
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • PostgreSQL

On the installation screen you can only choose from database drivers your PHP configuration already supports. If you don't see your server of choice in the list you have to enable the corresponding PDO extension for your database server. PHP usually comes with PDO enabled by default.


We are looking for people who want to help us improve Microweber.

If you are a developer, submitting fixes is easy:

  1. Log in to GitHub
  2. Fork the Microweber repository
  3. Make your changes
  4. Submit a pull request
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