Absolut Engine is a PHP/MySQL framework built on the basis of a former news publishing system. It features 3 layer access, article posting, editing, and deleting. Included are a basic image and file manager as well as a related articles manager. Rich text editing is provided via a built-in WYSIWYG editor that produces XHTML 1.0 Strict compliant code. It is easy to extend via the module functionality. It is fully configurable and easy-to-use. Modules include discussions, surveys, RSS feed export and import, search engine optimization, a messaging system, weather reports, and Google Maps.