Great! If your question is about programming or development try Stack Overflow for an answer, using the octobercms tag.
If your question is about using the platform, try the October forum instead.
Questions about media or contact details can be sent using the links in the footer below.
To learn more about using OctoberCMS. Here are some things you might find useful:
For issues with Plugins or Themes downloaded on the marketplace, you should contact the author of the product. The support details can be found in the menu on the product detail page, or you can contact the author directly via their profile page.
If you have found a bug in the OctoberCMS code base specifically, you may log the details via the official GitHub repository. Please make sure you have read the contribution guidelines before submitting issues.
We try to keep the October documentation as up to date as possible. If you have found any spelling errors or instructions that don't make sense, please report the issues to the October documentation GitHub repo. You may also use this service to report any "gaps" in the documentation that required you to get adventurous to find the solution.
October is a versitile platform that can inspire many ideas! If you have a feature request that you'd like to see in the platform head over to the Feature Requests forum. Keep in mind, October wants to be a light weight platform and will only ever contain the bare essentials. This means most features can be implemented as plugins.
There are many ways you can help contribute to make October the best modern CMS available:
- Community support: Respond to issues on GitHub, topics on the forum, or answer questions on Stack Overflow.
- Contribute financially: Buy a plugin or theme from the marketplace, or contribute via the fundraising page.
- Become a partner: Join our partnership team and get some exposure for your business at the same time.
- Get social: Star us on GitHub, Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
We take security issues in the October platform very seriously. Please send us an email using the footer below with the details of your findings.
Here are some good places to find ideas for plugins to build:
There are ways to bring attention to your issue. Firstly, make sure you have logged an issue on GitHub that clearly describes the problem or requirements. Then you can post a bounty to have it fixed.
Send us an email using the footer below and we should be able to help point you in the right direction.
Published on Oct 2, 2017 in Known Errors
There is a serious vulnerability found in the Reset Password component of the User plugin by RainLab from version 1.4.1 and below.
Published on May 12, 2017 in Release Notes
Due to overwhelming support from the community, October CMS is updating its foundation framework to the latest Long Term Support (LTS) release. As a result, there are some new requirements to run October and some code changes required.
Published on Apr 9, 2017 in Release Notes
There are some important security fixes to the October platform that address vulnerabilities to the Media Manager and Asset Manager tools.
Published on Apr 2, 2017 in Release Notes
An inconsistency in the File model has been corrected, as a result the getPublicPath method will no longer return a relative path.
Published on Mar 31, 2017 in Release Notes
There have been some improvements to the internals of the NavigationManager class which may cause an exception between Build 398 and Build 408.
Published on Mar 6, 2017 in Tutorials
The big collection of tutorial and resource links provided by other websites.
Published on Jan 21, 2017 in Tutorials
In this example we'll take what we've learned and apply it to a realistic scenario; let's build a nested relationship manager.
Published on Jan 20, 2017 in Tutorials
Now that we understand the MVC pattern used in October, let's work on rendering forms and lists.
Published on Jan 18, 2017 in Tutorials
Behaviors are a fantastic tool for making things easy in the back-end. They introduce configurable and reusable patterns to base classes, such as models and controllers.
Published on Oct 1, 2016 in Tutorials
An in depth look at building websites with October CMS created by the talented presenter Ivan Dorić.
Published on Sep 1, 2016 in Tutorials
How to use October CMS as an affordable but powerful content marketing tool.
Published on Aug 8, 2016 in Tutorials
In this series of posts we'll be exploring some options of running October across various environments.
Published on Aug 2, 2016 in Tutorials
This article finishes the tutorial by extending the website with a translatable blog.
Published on Jul 19, 2016 in Tutorials
A detailed guide on choosing the right tools to build a multi-lingual website.
Published on Jul 7, 2016 in Release Notes
Some users are experiencing an error after upgrading. The error shown is: No supported encrypter found. The cipher and / or key length are invalid.
Published on Jun 25, 2016 in Tutorials
Here's how OctoberCMS can function as a flat-file CMS, meaning with no database. It's a pretty popular concept, there are a few CMS' that do this already, but none quite like October.
Published on Apr 30, 2016 in Release Notes
There is an issue that exists between MySQL versions that use a "strict mode" and the version of Laravel used by OctoberCMS prior to the stable release.
Published on Feb 6, 2016 in Tutorials
An extraordinary RAD tool that combines user interface scaffolding and the power of Laravel.
Published on Aug 7, 2015 in Tutorials
In response to all of your feedback about building "Client friendly" websites with OctoberCMS we have built the Static Pages plugin, which allows clients and developers to work together in harmony.
Published on Jul 12, 2015 in Release Notes
save()method of a model will change in the next build (273+). This is an undocumented feature and it should be rarely used, however, some areas of the core files used it and just in case this pattern was copied, we want to announce this change.
Published on Apr 23, 2015 in Tutorials
An introduction the Media Management feature used in OctoberCMS.
Published on Mar 28, 2015 in Tutorials
A detailed presentation on how to develop with model relations in the back-end.
Published on Feb 17, 2015 in Known Errors
There is a known issue with certain hosting providers. It prevents the CMS from saving pages or layouts.
Published on Nov 21, 2014 in Tutorials
This is an introductory video covering the basics.
Published on Oct 18, 2014 in Tutorials
This tutorial will cover using Placeholders and Content Blocks in the Static Pages plugin.
Published on Oct 5, 2014 in Tutorials
A programmers guide on adding extra fields to the RainLab.User plugin.
Published on Oct 1, 2014 in Tutorials
In this tutorial we want to show you a real world use for the Static Pages plugin. We are going to build a simple website that includes several static pages, a top menu and a sidebar menu containing categories taken from a blog. We'll be going over some tricks and ideas that are not covered in the documentation.
Published on Sep 2, 2014 in Tutorials
There have been some requests to cover some more technical topics, so in this demonstration we will be covering the effective use of Components. Note this demonstration is aimed towards developers and will cover some more technical topics that are designed to help you go out and build better websites.
Published on Aug 23, 2014 in Release Notes
Recently it was discovered that the
groupBy()method in Laravel is flawed, not at any fault of Laravel itself but because of the inability of all SQL drivers, except MySQL, from counting grouped records.
Published on Aug 3, 2014 in Tutorials
A walk through of the Translation plugin used for translating content.
Published on Jul 6, 2014 in Release Notes
Build 115 has renamed all instances of "Email" to "Mail". This will leave some harmless artifacts behind.
Published on Jun 5, 2014 in Tutorials
This screencast demonstrates in detail how to build a simple Blog and Forum website using OctoberCMS. Using Components a powerful yet simple way to build your websites. We will also use plugins that we have built that are good starting points for you to do your own development.
Published on May 16, 2014 in Tutorials
In this tutorial we will describe the process of building a simple Weather plugin. It demonstrates the basic principles of October extensibility. The weather information is loaded from Open Weather Map.