The legal stuff...

a.k.a. the boring stuff

Well, you've gotten this far, so you must be intrested in the legal stuff. Ok, so let's get on with it.


Most of WanWizard's publicised texts, code or code fragments are released under the DBAD license. You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with this license at In some cases I (had to) deviate from this license. Were applicable you will find a new license reference. Most notably:


Any part of code published by WanWizard for use with FuelPHP is licensed under the MIT license unless otherwise stated. FuelPHP itself is copyright Dan Horrigan, and is licensed under the MIT license as well.

ExiteCMS v7.x

ExiteCMS, up until version 7.3, was released with a GPL v2 license.

ExiteCMS v8+

As of version 8, ExiteCMS will be dual licensed.

The default license, which comes with the product you can download from the ExiteCMS support site, has a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND-3.0 license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported). This means you can download it and use it for free, but you are not allowed to modify it nor use it for commercial purposes.

For those who want to use ExiteCMS, but can not work according the terms of the default license, there is a developers license and a commercial license available, for a fee. Please contact WanWizard for details.

Datamapper ORM

The Datamapper ORM library for CodeIgniter is licensed under the MIT license.