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The easiest way to start with Fred is to install a Fred Theme.

  1. Pick and install a Theme from the MODX Extras repository into your MODX website.
  2. Add a new page to your site. Choose one of the Templates from the Theme and save the Page.
  3. Click the Preview button to visit this page from the front-end to start building with Fred.

If you’re interested in creating Themes from scratch, please see the Theme Creation Tutorial.

PHP Requirements

Fred requires PHP version 7.1.3 or later to run with support for the php-bcmath extension. PHP 5.5.9 or later should work, but is not officially supported, and we strongly recommend using non-EOL versions of PHP.

Fred Editor Requirements

The Fred editing tool requires a modern browser:

  • Chrome 41 or later
  • Firefox 32 or later
  • Safari 9.0 or later
  • Edge 75 or later

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