Oxwall Free Open Source Community Software

What is Oxwall?

Oxwall® is unbelievably flexible and easy to use PHP/MySQL social networking software platform.

Its flexibility is an extremely easy way to change the way it works using Oxwall plugins. These plugins are complete units of functionality that can be used for various purposes.

We take special care about core and plugins compatibility so any updates are easy like a breeze. Just click that button in the admin area.

Oxwall offers unseen level of efficiency when you need a full-featured, working site.

The project is operated by Oxwall Foundation - a non-profit that oversees the platform development and coordinates third party efforts.

Oxwall has been around since 2010 and never stopped active development. Join the movement!

Is it for me?

Oxwall is used for a wide range of projects starting from family sites and custom social networks to collaboration tools and enterprise community solutions.

Whether you are a freelance developer willing to streamline your work for client projects; an individual willing to create a community site; or a brand planning to set up a destination for your customers - Oxwall is for you.


Open source

With Oxwall we are all about open source values. Anyone can use this software for any purpose including commercial, and anyone's help is much appreciated.

Where we leave third party developers can pick up. You can have any customized solutions based on Oxwall for any purpose. This is the advantage of open source, and this is why Oxwall is best.



Platforms are cool and such but what about available features? In human language please?

User features

  • Photo, Video sharing;
  • Blogs, forums, wiki;
  • Groups, events, friends;
  • Comment, tag, rate any kind of content;
  • Privacy and profile customization;
  • Collaboration, file sharing, video-conference tools;
  • ... and much much more. Too much to list here because it's defined by plugins.

Admin features

  • Complete member and content management;
  • Content moderaton and ability to appoint moderators;
  • Flexible privacy and permissions management;
  • Custom statistics on different metrics a-la Google Analytics;
  • Pages, menus and custom content management, right from admin panel;
  • Advertisement management and statistics;
  • Powerful appearance building tool, as if an extensive collection of themes is not enough;
  • Ability to install/upgrade plugins (and the core engine) right from the admin panel, with a few clicks;
  • Overwhelming set of site and plugin configuration tools.

General features

  • Utter simplicity. Your site is worthless if users don't know how to use it.
  • Built-in SEO
  • Proven performance
  • Multiple languages available and 100% user area translation support
  • For developers: Structured and evident core code. Makes it a child's play to develop plugins with all the documentation and examples.