Current Version – 1.2.1

23,469 total direct downloads since Jan 11, 2017

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Traditional Installation Package

23,469 downloads and counting…
MODX Evolution is our classic codebase now maintained by a small but dedicated group of Community Volunteers. If you need to update an existing MODX Evolution site, do so from the download here. If you're new to MODX, we strongly advise starting with the current version of MODX.


To install this software, extract the files to your server and follow the basic installation guide. You can also install an Evo Flex Cloud in MODX Cloud.

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Server Requirements Overview

The guidelines below are the minimal and recommended versions of software to run MODX Evolution.

Component Minimum Recommended Recommended for Production
PHP Latest 5.5.x Latest 5.6.x or 7.0.x
Database Latest MySQL 5.5.x MariaDB 10.1.x or Percona Server 5.6.x or above
Web Server Latest Apache 2.2.x Latest NGINX 1.8.x or above

Older versions of software and additional webservers may work with MODX Evolution. Get help at the MODX Evolution Community #evolution Slack channel.