Complete control and 100% ownership.SocialEngine PHP gives you a simple, unbranded network that you can customize in any way. You’ll have the freedom to maintain fine-grained control over all aspects of your site and content.
Fully unencrypted source codeYou'll have the complete PHP source code to play with, making it possible to add or integrate your custom features. Download Sample Code »
Self-hostedSocialEngine PHP is hosted on your own server where you have complete control over your community. Need technical help? We can install it for you.
Flexibility to build what you want.SocialEngine PHP makes diverse styles of social networking possible. You decide how your community members will connect, share, and interact with each other on your site. See all Core Features »
Multiple social frameworks to choose fromChoose from two-way friendships (e.g. Facebook), one-way followers (e.g. Twitter), verified/unverified friendships, and more. Add sub-networks to group your members by university, workplace, location, age, gender, or anything else.
Drag-and-drop Content ManagementUse SocialEngine PHP's built-in, visual drag-and-drop CMS to arrange content, customize widgets, create whole new pages, and place advertisements. Import new widgets or develop your own with our guides.
Membership levels and moderatorsCreate multiple levels of membership in your community to give some members access to special content or extra privileges. You can also assign moderators to help you maintain your community and remove unwanted content for you.
Pick out features when you need them.SocialEngine PHP’s plugin design allows you to start as small or large as you need to. Go full-featured now, or add on features as your community grows.
Only pay for what you wantSE plugins are priced individually so you can buy just the features you want to add on to the core SocialEngine PHP platform. You can purchase additional plugins at any time, and they'll seamlessly install on your social network.
Get development services for custom projectsWe've partnered with several web development firms that can take on SocialEngine PHP-based custom projects of all sizes. Give us your project details and we'll connect you with the right people.
Buy third-party plugins and themesExplore the plugins and themes being sold by hundreds of third-party developers. The SocialEngine PHP community is very active and can help you enhance your community in many ways.
Our support team has you covered.The SocialEngine PHP team works 100% in-house here at our Los Angeles, California office. We’re quick, friendly, and focused on keeping your site running smoothly.
Online support includedWhen you buy a license, our expert technicians will provide you with 30 days of free, ticket-based support which can be extended when you wish.
Up-to-date KnowledgebaseFind answers for many questions in our comprehensive support knowledgebase. Articles are continuously being updated so you'll always have the newest resources available.
Active developmentPatches, feature updates and new plugins are constantly being worked on so you can provide your members with an up-to-date and enjoyable community.
Start building your community right away.Whether you install it yourself on your own server, or have us do it for you, you’ll be up and running quickly so you can focus on crafting your new community.
One-time purchaseYou will receive a link to download SocialEngine PHP shortly after your purchase. This package includes all the source code plus easy-to-follow installation instructions.
Professional installation serviceIf you want someone else to handle installation, no problem! Our support team can install SocialEngine PHP on your server for a small fee when you're ready.
Ready-to-go themes and custom layoutsGive your new community some style with one of the bundled starter themes, or make it your own by editing the theme and arranging your content as you please! More themes are available in our Community Addons area.
- Core Feature List
- Photo Albums
- Chat & IM
- Music Sharing
- Video Sharing
Here's a demonstration of our Board Theme, which is great for social networks that want to focus on photo-sharing and curation with lists.
Here's our Founders Community with our Stream Theme installed. This theme is great for creating voting-based networks like Reddit or Hacker News.
Here is a read-only demo of the SE Cloud control panel. Have a look around and check out all the features and settings - we are improving it daily!