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.

Downloading Contao in 2017

Besides using the download button on contao.org, you have been able to download Contao via the domain download.contao.org since 2012. But now that we have two LTS versions in parallel, we had to adjust the download API.

Contao 4.4.7 is available

Contao version 4.4.7 is available. The bugfix release fixes several minor issues, including a problem with the back end referrer management.

Contao 3.5.30 is available

Contao version 3.5.30 is available. The bugfix release fixes a problem with displaying multi-day events if the "shortened view" option has not been enabled and a certain period is selected.