Serendipity is an open source blog application. Serendipity was initially released in 2005.



Serendipity is a PHP-powered weblog application which provides website owners with an easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage. While the default package is designed for the casual blogger, Serendipity offers a flexible, expandable and easy-to-use framework with the power for professional applications.

Serendipity's basic features include something for everybody, from the personal blogger to the professional corporate web designer:
  • WYSIWYG and HTML editing
  • Built-in, powerful media database
  • Multiple authors, configurable permission/usergroup system
  • Threaded comments, nested categories, post to multiple categories
  • Online plugin and template repository for easy plug-and-play installation
  • Cool plugins: category-based sub-blogs, podcasting, RSS planet/aggregator, static pages
  • Robust spam blocking
  • Can be embedded into your existing web pages
  • Standards-compliant templating through Smarty, remote blogging via XML-RPC
  • BSD-style licensing
  • Shared installations can power multiple blogs from just one codebase
  • Native import from earlier blog applications (WordPress, Textpattern, Moveable Type, bblog)

Available Versions

2.3.52020-04-27 (latest version)

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