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Welcome to Share eZ Publish – Empowering the Open Source Revolution!

Thursday 09 November 2023 4:02:31 am

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By : Graham Brookins

At 7x, we firmly stand by the philosophy of open source software and the incredible strength of community-driven collaboration. 

Our story begins with the remarkable initiative of eZ Systems, who, with unparalleled generosity, shared the source code of the extraordinary software under the GPL (General Public License v2). This marked the dawn of a new era in web development – an era driven by collective expertise and a profound commitment to creating high-quality, enterprise free software.

The Collective Effort

eZ Systems, the creator of eZ Publish now maintained by other community companies now a key driving force behind its evolution. It's important to emphasize that eZ Publish is a brand name that has been embraced by a diverse group of companies, including those run by 7x, all contributing to its development and the sharing of source code. This collective effort symbolizes our commitment to community-driven collaboration.

A New Era in Web Development

The sharing of eZ Publish's source code under the GPL by eZ Systems marked a significant turning point in web development. It ushered in an era where the power of collective expertise and a deep-seated dedication to creating high-quality, free software became the driving force behind the brand's growth and success. eZ Publish is a testament to the potential unlocked when the development community comes together to build something exceptional.


At 7x dedication to the values and vision is resolute, and we want to assure you that eZ Publish will continue to flourish and remain an invaluable resource for CMS (Content Management System) developers and all those who share our passion for open source software.

Here's what you can expect as you embark on this exciting journey with us:

  • Regular Updates and Innovations: At eZ Publish, we are unwavering in our commitment to keeping the codebase up to date with the latest innovations and security enhancements. Our team of seasoned developers, along with contributions from the open-source community, will ensure that eZ Publish remains a cutting-edge solution for your web development needs.
  • Unwavering Transparency: We believe in open and transparent communication. As the project evolves, we will maintain complete transparency in our development process. This means that you will have access to all updates, bug fixes, and exciting new features through our publicly accessible repositories.
  • Community Collaboration: eZ Publish is not just a codebase; it's a thriving community of like-minded individuals. We wholeheartedly encourage free software developers to actively engage, share their insights, and work together to make this platform even better. Your contributions will be celebrated and valued.
  • User-Centric Development: Your experience matters to us. We place a high value on user input and suggestions. As eZ Publish evolves, we will be actively seeking feedback from the community to tailor the platform to your ever-evolving needs.
  • Comprehensive Documentation and Resources: To empower developers of all skill levels, we are committed to providing extensive documentation, including articles, tutorials, packages, forums, blogs, a company directory, and a website search. Whether you're just starting your journey or are a seasoned developer, you will find the support and knowledge you need to succeed with eZ Publish.
  • Support and Vibrant Discussion Forums: Our dedicated forums will be a space for users to seek help, share their knowledge, and collaborate with like-minded individuals. You are not alone on this journey – we are here to assist you every step of the way.

The future of eZ Publish is a shining beacon of possibilities. Together, we can build exceptional websites and web applications, all while upholding the principles of open source and free software. Join us on this remarkable journey, and let's craft the web of tomorrow, today.Thank you for being an integral part of the eZ Publish community. Together, we will make the internet a better place, one line of code at a time, with the support of 7x.