Oxwall is a free, open source MVC software platform written in PHP/MySQL. It is created to power online social networks and community-enabled websites for various purposes. Oxwall project is developed and curated by Oxwall Foundation.
Oxwall enjoys the participation of evergrowing community of developers, users, and designers, who constantly extend the product and adapt it for new purposes.
Oxwall can be:
Source code is freely available at the main download page in the main download package. Source code is neither encrypted, nor obfuscated.
Oxwall is best used for niche social networks and general purpose websites that need advanced social community capabilities. People use our software for niche communities, music band fanclubs, crafts exchanges, special private groups, education projects, online classes, etc.
If you plan to launch a website of any type that needs to have strong community capabilities, Oxwall is one of the strongest, instantly available solutions.
Oxwall is free as in both “free beer” and “free speech”. There are no hidden costs. Download the main package and extend it with 3rd party free and paid items from the Oxwall Store.
Oxwall version numbers are in the form of A.B.C (eg, 1.4.6). Here's the breakdown of what these numbers mean and the schedule of releases.
Oxwall is distributed under CPAL 1.0 license. This is an OSI-approved license which means that Oxwall is really free and really open source.
Removing the Oxwall attribution link violates license conditions. Please read our official position.
Oxwall has a modular structure so that it can be easily extended and supported by third parties. Oxwall Foundation sets the goal of building and maintaining the minimum viable product for a community enabled-website by working on the platform and a set of “native” plugins.
Developers worldwide create their own plugins that extend the functionality and scope for Oxwall-powered websites. Oxwall Foundation develops documentation and all kinds of convention guides to help developers build world-class features that look and function like they've been developed as one product.
Both native and third party plugins can be found at the Oxwall Store.
Oxwall Foundation provides a set of generic use design templates for Oxwall and encourages anyone with a creative side to try their hand at creating their own free and paid ones.
Third party designers from all over the world create versatile Oxwall themes of any style and for any purpose. Oxwall Foundation works to create excessive design style guides to help designers create the best websites in the world, powered by Oxwall.
Both native and third party themes can be found at the Oxwall Store.
Oxwall community is growing. The numbers of downloads, Store items, and real active websites are increasing constantly, so at the time you are reading this they are really different from the minute these words are written.
Browse our forums, Oxwall Store, Oxwall Market and feel free to participate. Our community is vibrant and diverse. Our users speak different languages and set up all kinds of community-enabled websites. Whatever your background and targets, you will most likely find company there.