• Robust Editing Interface

    Featuring an integrated image manager, extended entry support and a host of other features. Write with a WYSIWYG editor or use any markup language you like, including Markdown and Textile.

  • Anti-Spam

    Fight spam in comments and trackbacks with Akismet, Honeypots, word filters, a local learning bayes filter, captchas or full moderation. Those means are provided by and extensible with plugins.

  • Dynamic

    You don’t need to constantly wait while your weblogging system regenerates pages. Caching is dynamically managed, so you don’t need to worry about it. Optional advanced URL rewriting rules and customizable permalinks are available.

  • Trackbacks and Pingbacks

    Serendipity can accept, send and autodiscover trackbacks and pingbacks. You will be noticed when you react to articles in other blogs, and you will be notified when another blogger links to an article of yours. It is not a CMS, but a real Blog.

  • Plugins

    A robust plugin system allows you to modify Serendipity without digging through the core source code. Sidebar plugins allow easy customization of your blog with dozens of features. Event plugins can hook into any place in s9y to make it one of the most flexible APIs available.

    Powerful plugins exist for maintaining static page content, displaying galleries, making rss aggregators, ldap authentication, customized template view, multilingual content and much more.

  • Themes

    Several themes are included by default, making it easy to everyone to change the look of the blog. For advanced users, the full flexibility of the Smarty templating engine allows to change every aspect of the Serendipity look.

  • Online Repository

    Both plugins and themes use our online repository Spartacus, installing them takes a few mouseclicks and no manual file upload! Spartacus also takes care of plugin updates.

  • Internationalized

    Serendipity is available in English, German, Danish, French and many more, and adding new translations is a snap.

  • Catalogue your entries

    Nested categories and posting to multiple categories are supported, and so are tags.

  • XML-RPC Editing

    Support for both the Movable Type and Blogger XML-RPC API.

  • Multiple Databases

    Serendipity supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite database backends.

  • Multiple Users

    Multiple users can edit and administrate the weblog. A permission system controls which user is allowed to do what.

  • Standards Compliant

    Serendipity supports HTML5, CSS3, RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0. Supports conditional GET for caching RSS feeds on the client-side. It also supports UTF-8 environments.

  • Shared Installation

    You can use Serendipity as a single installation to serve multiple and independent weblogs, but only maintaining a single codebase.

  • Easy Upgrading

    An easy and automatic upgrader helps you in the process of upgrading between Serendipity versions.

  • PHP-powered

    To fulfill the needs of ever-growing PHP-enabled websites and easy integration with support of embedding Serendipity into your webpage.

  • Open Source

    Serendipity is licensed under the BSD License. You get the code and are free to modify it and to do whatever you want with the result.

  • Actively maintained

    By some skilled and open-minded developers who give support on the Forums as well as listen to every new user suggestion.