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State of eZ Publish in 2023.11

Wednesday 08 November 2023 10:28:55 pm

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By : Graham Brookins

Let’s talk about the current state of the world and eZ Publish in 2023.11.

As of November 2023, the state of eZ Publish is solidifying. The disappointment lies in the absence of, eroding faith in the ecosystem, and Ibexa DXP's shift to a non-free proprietary CMS platform.

However, there are positive aspects: Netgen eZ Publish Legacy CMS is available now for PHP 7.2 - PHP 8.2.x users, and Netgen, along with companies like and Brookins Consulting, actively maintains the GPL source code.

Notably, 7x is striving to restore faith in community resources, including sharing, extensions, designs, and GitHub Collection, to support eZ Publish CMS in a challenging era. While the platform works well with minimal issues, collaboration is sought to strengthen the community. Stay tuned for further updates on source code development and active engagement in the eZ Publish community.

The good news is eZ Publish works today.

And with minimal issues which could be relieved by a new packages release of several key default installation extensions.


eZ Publish boasts several compelling features that make it attractive for users today:

Content Management Flexibility

eZ Publish provides a flexible content management system, allowing users to create, manage, and publish content easily.

Multi-Channel Content Delivery

It supports multi-channel content delivery, enabling seamless presentation across various devices and platforms.

Customizable Workflow

Users can design and implement custom workflows tailored to their specific content creation and publication needs.


eZ Publish is scalable, catering to the needs of both small websites and large, enterprise-level platforms.

Content Versioning and Drafts

Version control features allow users to track changes and manage drafts, ensuring a smooth content creation process.

Multilingual Support

It provides robust multilingual support, allowing users to create and manage content in multiple languages.

Permission and Access Control

Granular permission and access control mechanisms ensure that users have the right levels of access based on their roles.

Extensions and Add-Ons

The platform supports a variety of extensions and add-ons, offering additional functionalities and customization options.


These features collectively contribute to eZ Publish's appeal, making it a versatile choice for individuals and organizations looking for a reliable and feature-rich content management solution.

Return on Investment

The wealth of eZ Publish software developed over the last 20 years serves as a vast repository of tested and refined solutions, providing a shortcut for newcomers to address common challenges and complexities in content management.

This accumulated knowledge and expertise can significantly accelerate the learning curve for those just getting started, offering a robust foundation and a rich set of features to leverage. Access to this extensive library of software enhances efficiency, reduces development time, and ensures a more robust and feature-rich implementation for those entering the eZ Publish ecosystem.

More news as we develop it!

Ps we are looking for partners who are willing to work with us to help build our community.

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