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An Advanced Django Cms

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Open source enterprise content management system based on the django framework.

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.. ATTENTION:: To propose features, always open pull requests on the develop branch. It's the branch for features that will go into the next django CMS feature release.

For fixes for 3.1.x releases, please work on support/3.1.x which contains the next patch release for 3.1.x series.

For fixes for 3.0.x releases, please work on support/3.0.x which contains the next patch release for 3.0.x series.

The master branch is the current stable release, the one released on PyPI. Changes based on master will not be accepted.


  • Hierarchical pages
  • Extensive support for multilingual websites
  • Multi site support
  • Draft/Published workflows
  • Undo/Redo
  • Use the content blocks (placeholders) in your own apps (models)
  • Use the content blocks (static placeholders) anywhere in your templates
  • Edit content directly in the frontend on your pages
  • Hierarchical content plugins (columns, style changes etc)
  • Navigation rendering and extending from your apps
  • SEO friendly URLs
  • Highly integrative into your own apps

You can define editable areas, called placeholders, in your templates which you fill with many different so called CMS content plugins. A list of all the plugins can be found here:

3rd party plugins <>_

Should you be unable to find a suitable plugin for you needs, writing your own is very simple.

More information on our website <>_.


django CMS requires Django 1.8, and Python 2.7, 3.3 or 3.4.


Please head over to our documentation <>_ for all the details on how to install, extend and use the django CMS.


Quick Start

You can use the django CMS installer <>_::

$ pip install --upgrade virtualenv
$ virtualenv env
$ source env/bin/activate
(env) $ pip install djangocms-installer
(env) $ mkdir myproject && cd myproject
(env) $ djangocms -f -p . my_demo
(env) $ python

Getting Help

Please head over to our IRC channel, #django-cms, on or write to our mailing list <!forum/django-cms>_.

If you don't have an IRC client, you can join our IRC channel using the KiwiIRC web client <>_, which works pretty well.

Commercial support

This project is backed by Divio <>_. If you need help implementing or hosting django CMS, please contact us: [email protected]


  • Includes icons from FamFamFam <>_.
  • Python tree engine powered by django-treebeard <>_.
  • JavaScript tree in admin uses jsTree <>_.
  • Many thanks to the over 515 contributors <>_ to the django CMS!

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