In addition to the previously mentioned modules there are some others left we categorized under Miscellaneous. They deliver different functions as explained below.

Flash movie

With the Flash movie module you can easily add any .swf file to be displayed on your site. This might come in handy if you would like to display web banners, Flash menus or any other kinds of Flash visualisations. Several options allow you to define the appearance of the Flash movie such as width and height, the transparency mode (wmode), FlashVars and if you want to trigger an internal or external source.

Article list

The module "article list" shows all articles of an selected page (or all if empty) from a specified column. In the example above you see all articles of the home page in the main column.

Random image

The module "random image" displays randomized images. 

Reload the Page to see another random image

Custom HTML

The Custom HTML module is plain and simple. You get a text area input field that renders all your HTML content as a module. You can use it for all kinds HTML tags. Custom HTML

Custom HTML

HTML content as a module

RSS reader

The RSS reader module offers the possibility to integrate XML-feeds into your website. You can add multiple feeds, define the number of news items to be displayed, set the items per page to activate a pagination or tell the module how many news items you would like to skip.

Security updates on April 25, 2023

On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, we will release security updates for Contao 4.9, 4.13 and 5.1.

Recap of the first Contao Core Developers Meeting 2023

Every year, the Contao Core development team meets twice for a short code sprint of three days.

Welcome Contao 5.1

The time has come. The new version 5.1 of Contao is here!

The core team and many other developers spared no effort and spent countless hours to bring our favorite CMS to the next level. There are several new features for users and developers.