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The CMS for Business, Not Bloggers

Crush SEO and conversion with a blazing-fast platform that puts security first. Collaborate and craft to exactly fit your growing business’ needs, not the other way around.

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Enhance your site with MODX

MODX is the ultimate platform for any digital experience. It combines the best of open source CMS, development frameworks, and managed cloud hosting. Blazing fast. Secure. Infinitely flexible. MODX helps you create, collaborate, deliver, and iterate with less complexity, compromise, and bloat.

Collaborate and iterate with website superpowers

MODX gives powerful collaboration tools to normal users, including industry-leading Backstage selective content staging. Multiple ways to stage content and roll back if you change your mind. You can manage your content lifecycle without needing server admins or DB geeks to help.

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The interface is gorgeous and understandable at a glance, and the ability to capture versions and spin up ready-made Clouds allows me to manage clients’ sites and webapps in ways I couldn’t before.

Aaron Ladage // luh-day-ghee
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Host your sites with ease and peace of mind

MODX Cloud brings fully managed, expertly tuned platforms paired with MODX’s speed and security. Setting up SSL, upgrading MODX, restoring automatic backups, managing staging, cloning sites, and more are just button clicks away—no sysadmin required.

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Since switching to MODX Cloud, managing our four magazine websites is much easier. Our sites run smoothly, and if any issues arise, the MODX team helps us with a solution and gets us back on track fast.

Jessica Hearn // Global Marketing Co. Ltd
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Unparalleled security baked into the core

Most assume that widely-used software is secure and don’t give it a second thought until it’s too late. MODX is purposefully designed with security first—with a long track record as one of the most secure open source CMSes to back it up.

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We can always rely on MODX for top-notch security, and the flexibility to meet the needs of every website we develop.

Simon Langham // Unumbox
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Customize content management to the job

Your unique digital experience deserves a CMS tailor-made for the job at hand. MODX gives you the most powerful access controls and customization of any CMS so each person can focus on the workflows relevant to them.

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Our digital agency loves MODX and most importantly, our clients find it far easier to use and maintain than other systems.

Mike Lannen // ETERNITY
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Complete creative freedom and content control

Go from design to production with pixel-perfect precision using any markup or CSS framework you wish. With presentation, content, and functionality fully separated, making updates is fast and straightforward.

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MODX is the best platform I’ve found for custom websites. It saves us development time especially compared to WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. I keep trying other CMSes but none fit my needs like MODX.

Michael Snow // Snow Creative
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Blazing-fast content-driven sites without the bloat

The MODX template system gives you the ultimate flexibility to build exactly what you envision, from simple marketing sites to complex digital experiences. Free of slow spaghetti code and fragile theme dependencies, it’s what you need to succeed.

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I can build complete and beautiful websites with all the functionality I want without being handicapped like I was with WordPress. MODX websites are lightweight, fast-loading, and SEO optimized by default.

Katharina Utsch // Reikotec
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Users Love MODX

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Open Source to the core since 2004

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