Easy Install Applications

These programs ("scripts") are provided with every PhiloxeniaWeb hosting account (except the “Mini”). They can be installed automatically through your Control Panel, letting you avoid the hassle and headache of technical muddling. We do not support these programs (except through our “ Managed Hosting Plan ”), but documentation for each of them is available on their homepages.

Many of the programs are wonderful tools to create online community. We hope you will be creative, and find ways to use some of them on your own website.


b2 is “a classy news/weblog tool.” It allows you to type something and hit "blog this" and in the next second it's on your page. You can write extended entries, even entries that span multiple pages. You can also use BloggerAPI clients to post to your b2 weblog. What's original in b2? Pages are generated dynamically from the MySQL database, so no clumsy rebuilding is involved. It also means faster search/display capabilities, and the ability to serve your news in different templates without any hassle.

b2 evolution - an updated b2 that includes: multiple blogs support, latest comments feature, an integrated XHTML validator, full internationalization (i18n) and several localizations (l10n),
evolution blog skins, clean permalinks, draft status, privacy protection, improved trackback handling and statistics, a cleaner and configurable directory structure, comment and referrer spam prevention,
Multiple security patches, and many other features.

pMachine - “online publishing's most flexible and creative software.  With pMachine, you can publish virtually any kind of web content - from a basic weblog, to an advanced interactive magazine.  pMachine gives you complete control over the presentation and the interactivity of your site. pMachine Free is a feature-limited version of pMachinePro.” A full list of features is available.

Nucleus - “allows you to easily maintain your own weblog(s) on your own server. It offers a system that is easy to install, but still offers maximum flexibility.” More info...

WordPress is “a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.”

Bulletin board forums

phpBB is a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customisable open-source bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly interface, simple and straightforward administration panel, and helpful FAQ. Based on the powerful PHP server language and your choice of MySQL, MS-SQL, PostgreSQL or Access/ODBC database servers, phpBB is the ideal free community solution for all web sites. See the complete feature list...

Invision Power Board is one of the most efficient forum systems available. It has an intuitive design that allows for information to be presented in a logical and clean structure. Advanced members will love the speed they can navigate the system and new comers will appreciate the easy learning curve that Invision Power Board offers. Whether you're using Mozilla on Linux, Internet Explorer on Windows or Chimera on Mac OS X - you'll get the same perfectly rendered result. Invision Power Board offers many useful features that will have your members coming back for more. Use the inbuilt searchable help system to build your own FAQ's and keep your members updated on future events with the handy calendar. Create or import different skin sets to allow your members to choose a style they like. Entice posting from returning members with the group promotion feature, reward loyal members with custom member titles and neat ranks and icons. Of course, power is nothing without control, which is why Invision Power Board has a comprehensive and intuitive administration control panel . An online demo is available.

YaBB SE - a PHP/MySQL port of the popular forum software YaBB (yet another bulletin board). Incorporating the same intuitive user interface, and several of the most popular modifications from YaBB's Boardmod project, YaBB SE is a huge step forward for the YaBB community.


phpMyChat is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use multi-room chat based on PHP and a database, supporting MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC. It supports some IRC-like commands, and has been translated to 33 different languages.

Content Management

PHP-Nuke is a news automated system specially designed to be used in Intranets and the Internet. The Administrator has total control of his web site, registered users, and he will have in the hand a powerful assembly of tools to maintain an active and 100% interactive web site using databases.

Some may see PostNuke as a weblog or content management system. But PN is more than that, PostNuke is a community, content, collaborative management system, a C3MS . It's your electronic toolbox, a set of tools allowing you to build a dynamically generated web site that five years ago would have cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to launch.

PHProjekt is a groupware suite which supports communication and management of teams and companies via Intranet and Internet. Components are: group calendar with resource booking, time card system, project management, request tracker, mail client, mutual filesystem, contact manager, mail client, forum, chat, notes, todos, voting system, reminder and more. An API allows the integration of available addons (e.g. web-shop, cms WAP suite a.o.) or own applications. Extensive help system, language files are available for 28 languages. See the full feature list .

phpWebSite provides a complete web site content management system. Web-based administration allows for easy maintenance of interactive, community-driven web sites. phpWebSite's growing number of modules allow for easy site customization without the need for unwanted or unused features. Client output from phpWebSite is valid XHTML 1.0 and meets the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative requirements. An is available.

is a dynamic OO (Object Oriented) based open source portal script written in PHP. XOOPS is the ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more. The goals with XOOPS team is to create a Content Management System (CMS) for users and developers that installs out of the box offering unparalleled ease of use, support and management.

Course Management

Moodle is a course management system for producing high-quality Internet-based courses that promote connected knowing and meaningful collaboration. This Open Source application offers a Free alternative to commercial software such as WebCT and Blackboard. It is used by more than 300 institutions in 50 different countries.

Courses are easily built up using activity modules such as forums, chat, journals, quizzes, surveys, assignments, resources, choices and workshops. The interface can be used in any of 34 native language translations. New languages, plug-in modules and CSS-based themes are being actively developed by a growing community. See their website for more information.

For insight into using Moodle, check out Moodle: Using Learning Communities to Create an Open Source Course Management System by Martin Dougiamas and Peter C. Taylor.

Customer relations

CS Live Help is a live Help support chat system that allows the operators of the websites to monitor their visitors as they are browsing the site and proactively open a chat session with the visitor. Other features include eiter text based database or Mysql database, chat notification, user is typing message, multiple chat sessions and multiple operators.

is an application which allows you to offer your website users a way to request Support Tickets. Through the admin side of the application you can set up user accounts. These Users may then log into the Client side and write any amount of requests to the system. On submitting a request the request is emailed to the Administrator's email specified within the Config file. Attachments, such as screenshots or documentation, can be uploaded to an individual post.

Support Services Manager ("SSM") is a powerful Support Desk and Knowledge Base application. It includes many powerful features to allow you to easily add a full-featured Knowledge Base along with a robust support request or "trouble ticket" management system to your existing support services. Through SSM, you will be able to easily manage these effective systems and reduce the time and effort required in providing award-winning technical support.


Agora Cart is a power shopping cart program used to setup shop online. It features dynamically generated product pages, a customizable store homepage, support for multiple payment gateways, and sophisticated shipping options like real-time USPS, UPS and FedEx shipping rates. Online demos are available.

osCommerce 2.2 is an online shop e-commerce solution under on going development by the open source community. Its feature packed out-of-the-box installation allows store owners to setup, run, and maintain their online stores with minimum effort and with absolutely no costs or license fees involved. An is available.

Noah's Classifieds is a highly customizable classified ad application that allows users to post advertisements to unlimited categories. It features: image upload for categories and advertisements, variable fields for advertisements, customizable email notifications, category locking, pending ads, ad expiration, “most popular” ads, and more.

PHPAuction allows you to create your own auction website or add auctions and classified ads to your existing website. Visit their website for more information, features, requirements, and a demo.

image Software

4images is a powerful web-based image gallery management system. Features include comment system, user registration and mangagement, password protected administration area with browser-based upload, HTML templates for page layout and design, search engine and a lot more. An online demo is available.

Other Tools

phpLinks is a free and Open Source PHP script that allows you to run a very powerful link farm or search engine simulation. Features: full search capabilities, recursive multilevel site categorization, full referrer tracking, site reviews, site ratings, link validation, related categories, category searching, and search term tracking. phpLinks requires PHP 4.x, MySQL 3.23 or greater and uses sessions.

WebCalendar is a PHP application used to maintain a calendar for one or more persons. An online demo is available.


PHPlist is a mailing list system that allows posting via a Web page. It works well when used for announcements, and can handle very large email address lists. Users can sign up to multiple lists, but will only receive a single copy of cross-posted messages. When signing up, users can identify their geographical location, and messages can be targetted to these. You can add place holders in your email that will be replaced with personal details. Users can update their own information, and unlike many other mailing list systems, they can change their email address. HTML emails are supported and it can also be used to process RSS feeds. An online demo is available.