django-cms python

An Advanced Django CMS.

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


  • 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 <>_.


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) $ djangocms -p . my_demo
(env) $ cd my_demo

Getting Help

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


  • Includes icons from FamFamFam <>_.
  • Python tree engine powered by django-mptt <>_.
  • Javascript tree in admin uses jsTree <>_.
  • Many thanks to the over 250 contributors <>_ to the django CMS!

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