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Movable Type 6.3 Released!

By Yuji Takayama
Posted August 24, 2016, in News.

We are happy to announce that Movable Type 6.3 has been shipped.

In the Movable Type 6.3, we have added support of MySQL 5.7 and PHP 7.

Supports PHP 7

PHP 7 has been added to the supported php versions. Movable Type dynamic publishing can be run with PHP 7. Also, we have updated Smarty and ADOdb.

  • Smarty: 3.1
  • ADOdb: v5.20.3

Supports MySQL 5.7

MySQL 5.7 has been added to the supported databases. Movable Type can be run with the default sql_mode.


Please review the Movable Type release notes to see everything that was added and improved since the version you are currently using. Also review the known issues sections in case there are items of which you should be aware before upgrading.

Movable Type 6.3 release notes


  • Movable Type Pro 6.3
  • Movable Type Advanced 6.3
  • Movable Type for AWS 6.3


If you have an existing Movable Type 6 license, you can download the latest Movable Type from our download portal using your Six Apart ID.

To purchase a new license or an upgrade, please visit for more information, or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Have a good day.