Foswiki 1.1.8

A free and open source enterprise collaboration platform
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Foswiki is a web-based Open Source enterprise wiki system which is used as central knowledge base in companies, but also as a supportive platform for online communities. Foswiki consists of a core system that can be extended by a huge amount of additional extensions to tailor it towards the specific needs at hand.

Foswiki is constantly being improved by a very agile developer community that has been working on this software for over 10 years by now. Foswiki is one of the biggest perl projects out there with more than 12 million lines of code under software control, 6 million written in javascript, 3 million written in perl. ( .

Foswiki makes use of the latest web technologies available and proven on all major platforms, but also accounts for organizational and knowledge management aspects of wikis in the enterprise.

Foswiki is used world wide by a wide user base among which are Motorola, Yahoo!, Hapag Lloyd, CERN, Windriver, Infosys, ARM Holdings.

Foswiki is supported by the Foswiki Association e.V., a non profit organisation which serves as a gateway to paying members and sponsors of the Open Source Community.

Main features:

  • World class text editor built in, so that you get what you see
  • Create dynamic pages: status boards, to-do lists, inventory systems, employee handbooks, bug trackers and much more
  • Customize the layout of the site, or per page, user or group
  • Over 200 polished extensions, all actively maintained, to expand the out of the box functions
  • Compatibility with, and an easy upgrade from, TWiki
  • Free, friendly, and effective community-based support by a community dedicated to democracy

last updated on:
March 2nd, 2013, 6:08 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Foswiki Community
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What's New in This Release:
  • This is a security release with further fixes to the Locale::Maketext vulnerability, reported in CVE-2013-1666.
  • It contains a small number of additional fixes, including one for improved SSL Email support.
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