version 3.1.0 officially released in March, 2021

Version 3.1.0: GitHub(mirror 1), SourceForge(mirror 2).

Released in March 2021, Version 3.1.0 features:

  1. CMS engine is now separate from contents. This makes it possible to host multiple websites with one central CMS engine
  2. Backend is now powered by admin.php at root folder
  3. Support Php 7.x
  4. Templates rewritten with CSS3 and submenu
  5. Tested on both Apache & NGINX
  6. TinyMCE configured to version 5
  7. Built-in CAPTCHA support with SECURIMAGE
  8. Built-in image slide-show/carousal without JQuery
  9. Still lightweight and self-contained without any outside bootstrap or jQuery. This means a lot for websites targeting countries with slow internet and security firewall.

RiteCMS source code is now hosted on github and sourceforge. For most recent update, please visit there.Current stable version is V3.1.0 released in March 10, 2021. It is the recommonded version as of March 2021.

If you are a developer or designer, welcome to contribute to this project.

If you are an end user, feel free to share your website with us. We will showcase your website in our website.

RiteCMS 3.1.0 official released with major architectural upgrade

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 21:53

[North Providence, RI: March 24, 2021, for immediate release] — After a long hiatus, RiteCMS 3.1.0 is officially released. This version is major architectural upgrade that can accommodate multiple websites and makes future upgrade a lot easier. This version is also compatible with Php7.x.

RiteCMS v3.1.0 officially released

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 14:12

RiteCMS V3.1.0 is now officially released as of Mar 10.2021. Please visit our website to download and try it.

RiteCMS Version 3 to be released by end of Feb 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 13:52

This release fixed a few bugs and added a few features. If you need to be migrate from version 2.x, contact us.

A guide book is being written now. The book is scheduled to be published before the summer of 2021. Stay tuned.

The official website will be powered by RiteCMS version 3 as well.

RiteCMS Version 2.2.1 released Jan 24 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 08:42

Verion 2.2.1 released.

This is feature update. It now supports customized mobile template.

To upgrade from 2.1.0

  • revise the content database table. in rite_pages, add template_mobile varchar 255
  • replace the following files:
    1. /index.php
    2. /cms/includes/page_types/formmailer.php
    3. /cms/include/
    4. /cms/include/
    5. /cms/include/
    6. /cms/include/
    7. /cms/lang/ whole folder
    8. /templates/admin/subtemplates/

Please download version 2.2.1 here:

RiteCMS Version 2.1.0 released (security update) - Oct 10,2013

Thursday, October 10, 2013, 08:44

Verion 2.1.0 released.This is a Security update to address XSS/XSRF security loophole. No features added.

All users are urged to update to this latest release. Please read the README.TXT file on how to change your security TOKEN.

Please download version 2.1.0 here:

RiteCMS 2.0.0 released

Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:43

After a long hiatus, we are glad to release version 2.0.0, please download RiteCMS 2.0.0 with TinyMCE 4.0.7 included.

Version 2.0.0 features:

  • Backup function added - you can backup content file before you make any siginficant changes
  • Compatible with the most recent TinyMCE (4.0.7)
  • Submenu feature - move your mouse to "support" menu item to see it in action
  • Inline CSS feature - you can add some CSS style for a specific page. The CSS will be included before </head>
  • Sticky feature in News pages - News Pages will now sort by include_order then time_desc, this is similar to Sticky feature in forums
  • New data folder - all data now are in /data instead of under cms/ folder
  • Improved pagination in page overview
  • QR code support
  • reCaptcha support
  • Cleaned up most codes now goes mobile

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 16:21 now goes mobile. The developers of RiteCMS has finally made mobile as well. Click mobile in the top menu and you can view this website on your smartphone.

RiteCMS version 1.0.0 is released - Mar 21,2011

Monday, March 21, 2011, 19:28

RiteCMS version 1.0.0 is released. This is the second release of RiteCMS. Based on PhpSqliteCMS 2.0.4. This version supports QuickMobile and Google QR code api.

RiteCMS version 1.0b is released (Update: please download the current version)

Thursday, November 25, 2010, 17:27

RiteCMS version 1.0b is released. This is the first release of RiteCMS. Based on PhpSqliteCMS 2.0.2.

Update March 20, 2011: download for this version is disable. Please download the current version.

RiteCMS project officially started as of Nov 2010

Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 18:33

RiteCMS officially started today. It is a fork of PhpSqliteCMS.

We will release the first version soon.

RiteCMS is an open source CMS (Content Management System) software released under GNU/GPL license. Securimage & TinyMCE are copyrighted of their respective developers. The project began in 2009 as a fork of The project has been maintained by Lucas Zhuang. Version 3.X is a new released with new features and compatible with Php 7. It has been tested on Apache and NGINX.

While we try our best to make it run as smooth as possbile, we offer no explicit guarantee or warranty. Use at your risk.

The RiteCMS project is now maintained by Lucas Zhuang. We now accept service requests, such as server administration, RiteCMS installation, customization, etc. All reqeusts should be directed to

RiteCMS website is designed in Rhode Island, USA with love.

© 2021 Lucas Zhuang & the RiteCMS project.