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Silex website builder

Silex website builder

Silex, is a free and open source website builder in the cloud. It is suitable for professional designers to produce great websites without constraints.

Silex desktop

This is the official Silex desktop version, an installable application for Windows, MacOS and linux.

Silex desktop app

We are looking for someone to create the releases every 2 months, and for testers to test each new version on Windows and MacOS and linux after each release, please apply here

Support and documentation

Please use the mother project's Silex issues and Silex documentation

Instructions

Go ahead and download the version for your system here

Windows

Download the .exe and double click it to start Silex.

Mac

  1. Download the .dmg
  2. Double click the .dmg file
  3. Drag and drop Silex icon to the Application folder

The first time you want to open Silex:

  1. Go to your Application folder
  2. Right-click silex app and select "open"
  3. Accept "the risk" in the security dialog
  4. Silex will show up

The next time you want to open Silex, just click on Silex in your apps.

Linux

Downolad the .AppImage, make it executable (chmod +x the file) and run it.

Note: in order to have the "thumbnails" in cloud explorer, you may need libvips-dev installed (apt install libvips-dev or dnf install vips-devel) and/or glib2.0-dev installed (apt install glib2.0-dev or dnf install glib-devel)

Release a new version

For developers, here is how to create a new release for the latest version of Silex

$ npm version patch
$ git push origin master --follow-tags
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Silex website builder UI Silex website builder UI
Silex dashboard with free community templates Silex dashboard with free community templates
Editing a design in Silex website builder Editing a design in Silex website builder

Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab