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
These features have been developed in my fork and merged in the upstream repo
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 :
- Archives views
- Related entries
- Private entries
- RSS or Atom Feeds
- Tags and categories views
Advanced search engine_
- Prepublication and expiration
- Edition in
- Widgets (Popular entries, Similar entries, …)
- Spam protection with
- Admin dashboard
- Ping Directories
- Ping External links
- Collaborative work
- Tags autocompletion
Entry model extendable_
- Pingback/Trackback support
Blogger conversion utility_
WordPress conversion utility_
- Ready to use and extendable templates
Windows Live Writer_ compatibility
Take a look at the online demo at : http://django-blog-zinnia.com/ or you can visit these websites who use Zinnia.
Fantomas' side_ /
Professional Web Studio_.
If you are a proud user of Zinnia, send me the URL of your website and I will add it to the list.
More information and help available at these URLs :
- Discussions and help at
- For reporting a bug use
Advanced search engine: http://django-blog-zinnia.com/documentation/topics/search_engines/#module-zinnia.search
MetaWeblog API: http://www.xmlrpc.com/metaWeblogApi
Entry model extendable: http://django-blog-zinnia.com/documentation/how-to/extending_entry_model/
Blogger conversion utility: http://django-blog-zinnia.com/documentation/how-to/import_export/#from-blogger-to-zinnia
WordPress conversion utility: http://django-blog-zinnia.com/documentation/how-to/import_export/#from-wordpress-to-zinnia
Windows Live Writer: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-writer
Fantomas' side: http://fantomas.willbreak.it/blog/
Mobile version: http://m.fantomas.willbreak.it/blog/
Professional Web Studio: http://www.professionalwebstudio.com/en/weblog/
Code repository: https://github.com/Fantomas42/django-blog-zinnia
API documentation: http://django-blog-zinnia.com/api/
Code coverage: http://django-blog-zinnia.com/documentation/coverage/
Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/django-blog-zinnia/
Github Issues: https://github.com/Fantomas42/django-blog-zinnia/issues/