Zikula Core is a web based application framework, fully extensible by Modules, plugins and themes.
Before installing Zikula it's important to ensure that the hosting server environment meets the requirements of the new core release. Zikula Core 1.4.0 has the following requirements
Please note that PHP versions before 5.3.8 are known to be buggy and might not work for you:
before PHP 5.3.8, if you get an error involving annotations, you've hit a known PHP bug (see https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=55156).
PHP 5.3.16 has a major bug in the Reflection subsystem and is not suitable to run Zikula (https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=62715)
Zikula makes use of composer to manage and download
all dependencies. Composer must be run prior to installing a site using Zikula.
composer self-update && composer update.
If you store Composer in the root of the Zikula Core checkout, please
rename it from
composer to avoid your IDE reading
the package contents.
Once all of the pre-install steps are complete Run
and follow any on-screen prompts.
Contributions can be made to Zikula in a number of ways
- By using our software
- Assisting other users at the user community site
- Creating themes for Zikula.
- Authoring additional modules for Zikula. Please see our developer documentation
- Contributing bug fixes and patches to the Core.
Pull requests are welcome, please see https://github.com/zikula/core/wiki/Contributing.
All pull requests must follow this template