django-blog-zinnia 0 python

Fork of django-blog-zinnia aimed ad adding more django-cms plugins like search form, calendar, author.

IMPORTANT: Maintenance of this fork has been discontinued!! PLEASE DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION As the cms plugins of django-blog-zinnia have been moved to the separate package Fantomas42/cmsplugin-zinnia, refer to that or to my fork (bianchimro/cmsplugin-zinnia) for latest cms plugins.


About this fork

This is a fork of django-blog-zinnia_ by Fantomas42. I try to keep in sync as much as possible with the upstream repository, but please refer to it for a more stable version of the project.

The main purpose of this fork is providing more plugins to integrate with django-cms

Features already merged in django-blog-zinnia

These features have been developed in my fork and merged in the upstream repo django-blog-zinnia_. If you are interested in these features, please use Fantomas42 repo instead:

  • A django-cms plugin for displaying a block-search form in a django-cms placeholder

Features in my fork

The following features are present in my fork only:

  • A django-cms plugin for displaying administration links in a django-cms placeholder
  • A django-cms plugin for displaying a list of entries from a category in a django-cms placeholder


Django Blog Zinnia

Simple yet powerful and really extendable application for managing a blog within your Django Web site.

Zinnia has been made for publishing Weblog entries and designed to do it well.

Basically any feature that can be provided by another reusable app has been left out. Why should we re-implement something that is already done and reviewed by others and tested ?


More than a long speech, here the list of the main features :

  • Comments
  • Sitemaps_
  • Archives views
  • Related entries
  • Private entries
  • RSS or Atom Feeds
  • Tags and categories views
  • Advanced search engine_
  • Prepublication and expiration
  • Edition in MarkDown, Textile or reStructuredText_
  • Widgets (Popular entries, Similar entries, …)
  • Spam protection with Akismet, TypePad or Mollom_
  • Admin dashboard
  • MetaWeblog API_
  • Ping Directories
  • Ping External links
  • Bit.ly_ support
  • Twitter_ support
  • Gravatar_ support
  • Django-CMS_ plugins
  • Collaborative work
  • Tags autocompletion
  • Entry model extendable_
  • Pingback/Trackback support
  • Blogger conversion utility_
  • WordPress conversion utility_
  • WYMeditor, TinyMCE and MarkItUp_ support
  • Ready to use and extendable templates
  • Compass_ and Sass3_ integration
  • Windows Live Writer_ compatibility


Take a look at the online demo at : or you can visit these websites who use Zinnia.

  • Fantomas' side_ / Mobile version_.
  • Professional Web Studio_.
  • mixedCase_.
  • Tryolabs_.
  • brainbreach_.

If you are a proud user of Zinnia, send me the URL of your website and I will add it to the list.

Online resources

More information and help available at these URLs :

  • Code repository_.
  • Documentation_.
  • API documentation_.
  • Code coverage_.
  • Discussions and help at Google Group_.
  • For reporting a bug use Github Issues_.

.. _Sitemaps: .. _Advanced search engine: .. _MarkDown: .. _Textile: .. _reStructuredText: .. _Akismet: .. _TypePad: .. _Mollom: .. _MetaWeblog API: .. .. _Twitter: .. _Gravatar: .. _Django-CMS: .. _Entry model extendable: .. _WYMeditor: .. _TinyMCE: .. _MarkItUp: .. _Blogger conversion utility: .. _WordPress conversion utility: .. _Compass: .. _Sass3: .. _Windows Live Writer: .. _Fantomas' side: .. _Mobile version: .. _Professional Web Studio: .. _mixedCase: .. _Tryolabs: .. _brainbreach: .. _Code repository: .. _Documentation: .. _API documentation: .. _Code coverage: .. _Google Group: .. _Github Issues: .. _django-blog-zinnia:

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