ExpressionEngine CMS 3

ExpressionEngine is a flexible, feature-rich content management platform that empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals and organizations around the world to easily manage their web site.

Each license can be used to power one live site. Please see the License Agreement for details. If you have licensing questions please contact

ExpressionEngine Core 3

ExpressionEngine Core is a free, feature-limited edition of our award winning content management platform.

Core may only be used to power personal and hobby sites that do not engage in commercial activity† and must include a "powered by ExpressionEngine" credit on the website. Non-profit organizations are not eligible. If you are a developer doing pro-bono work for a non-profit org, contact us, we'd be happy to work something out. Please see the License Agreement for details. If you have licensing questions please contact

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Modules and Features included ExpressionEngine ($299) ExpressionEngine Core (free)
Number of Users unlimited 3, no self-registration
Multiple Site Manager (includes 1 site)
Discussion Forums
Caching File, Memcache, Redis File Only
Channel (limit 3)
Channel Forms
IP to Nation
Metaweblog API
Rich Text Editor
Simple Commerce
Template Routes
Third Party Add-ons*
Can be used for†
Client/Contract Work (regardless of nature of the site)
Personal Sites
Commercial Sites
Support Available
Free Community Support
EllisLab Support
Free 3 month EllisLab Support trial for new customers
  Add to Cart ($299) Log in to download ExpressionEngine Core.

* Please refer to the third-party documentation for any add-on to determine licensing and system requirements.

† EllisLab, Inc. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes commercial activities. Please refer to the software license for details.


CartThrob is a third-party e-commerce add-on for ExpressionEngine, with its own license agreement. You must have a valid ExpressionEngine license to use this software. For more info, visit the CartThrob website or contact

CartThrob 3 by Vector Media Group

Flexible e-commerce for ExpressionEngine*. A truly integrated solution, your orders and products are native Channel entries. Bring your own design for a seamless experience for your site visitors, leveraging ExpressionEngine's powerful and flexible templating system. Sell products, software, donations, articles, tangible and intangible products. Accept credit cards in real time, securely and with confidence.

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