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CFWheels Example App

v0.0.2 Public

This sample application is not a complete Content Management System, and is more of a starting point for your own applications; it aims to demonstrate some of the framework's features such as Database migrations, routing etc.


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  • Commandbox (to run locally)
  • Tested on Lucee 5.2.7 / ACF 2016
  • MySQL 5.x


0.0.2 - 20 Jun 2018

Second Alpha Release Note: Should run on Lucee 5 + ACF2016

Bug Fixes

  • Email Validation on User Model now doesn't have duplicate errors
  • ACF2016 Syntax fixes


  • Audit logs can now be filtered by date range via Date Range Picker JS

0.0.1 - 06 Jun 2018

Initial Alpha Release Note: this is only tested on lucee 5 at the moment.

User Management

  • Create, update & disable users
  • Assume user accounts
  • Disabled (soft deleted) users can then be deleted
  • Searchable/Filterable User Index
  • Optional User Registration
  • Email confirmation on registration


  • Users can update their own passwords / details
  • Has basic Gravatar support

Roles & Permissions

  • 3 Default roles: Admin, Editor, User
  • New roles can be added via web interface
  • Each role can have default permissions set
  • Automatic cascading Controller Based Permissions based on controller/action path
  • User Permission Overrides
  • Permissions can be altered via web interface
  • Named Permissions in addition to controller permissions


  • Tableless models used for Authentication
  • "Local" user accounts are the default
  • This app uses session based authentication, session rotation and session invalidation
  • Sets Set Cache-Control: must-re-validate for authenticated pages
  • Sets HTTPOnly attribute on Cookies
  • Simple "Remember Me" Cookie function
  • Forces users to reset password if password reset by admin


  • Passwords hashed via bCrypt (AuthenticateThis plugin)
  • Password reset feature / emails
  • Password reset can be turned off
  • Require password change on login


  • Database based configuration and settings


  • Rudimentary logging for auditing activity
  • Automatic logging of changed properties on models when specified in controller
  • Facility to skip sensitive fields from automatic changed property logging
  • Ability to store extended log data as serialized JSON
  • Log files have type, severity, message, as well as IP and authenticated user


  • Uses Database Migrations

Here are all the versions for this package. Please note that you can leverage CommandBox package versioning to install any package you like. Please refer to our managing package version guide for more information.

Version Created Last Update Published By Stable Actions
0.0.2 Jun 20 2018 05:54 AM Jun 20 2018 05:54 AM
Version History
0.0.1 Jun 20 2018 05:40 AM Jun 20 2018 05:40 AM


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