What is ExpressionEngine?

What is ExpressionEngine?

ExpressionEngine (EE) is a commercial CMS designed by EllisLab.

ExpressionEngine (EE) is a commercial, modular CMS developed by EllisLab. It is available in both core and standard and is generally suitable for both small, static sites and dynamic content-heavy sites. Like many content management systems, EE allows website administrators a means of managing their website without need the understand or use code, though it also offers features useful for practiced developers and designers.

Some notable features include:

  • Templates that help administrators without coding experience build dynamic websites
  • A variety of plug-ins and modules
  • Managed mailing lists
  • Search engine and query tools
  • User comment system with spam detection
  • Data caching to reduce server load without sacrificing content 
  • Traffic statistics

Additional resources

For details regarding our ExpressionEngine plans, visit our website. If you are a Nexcess client, you can contact our Support Team to help you install ExpressionEngine. 

For more information about ExpressionEngine, visit the EllisLab website.


For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our Support Team by email or through the Client Portal.

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