Frequently Asked Questions

What are the operating requirements for running Molly?
Molly has been tested successfully against the following:
  • Debian 8, 9
  • CentOS 6, 7
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Apache
  • Nginx w/ PHP-FPM
  • XAMPP (on Windows Server)
  • IIS (Windows Server)
  • MySQL
  • MariaDB 10 (approximately equivalent to MySQL 8)
  • PHP 5.3, 5.6, 7.2, 7.4
Standard installation of Molly requires configuration via Apache's .htaccess mechanism, however experienced web developers can use alternate configuration techniques.
Is there an installer for Molly?
Yes, we now include a new installer script: install.php. Installation is relatively simple without an installer as well, as explained in the Webmaster Manual.
Is Molly still used used in Health Care?
Molly is currently being used in National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant-supported development of online learning materials.
Can I use Molly to build commercial sites?
Yes. Molly is open source and free and has no restrictions on use.
Can I pay you to build and/or support a Molly site?
Yes. Though Dr. Vullo is retired, he is available on a limited consulting basis.