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Open source enterprise content management system based on the Django framework and backed by the non-profit django CMS Association. Get involved in the dCA <>_ and win rewards! <>_


Please use the ``develop`` branch as the target for pull requests for on-going development.

Security fixes will be backported to older branches by the core team as appropriate.


  • hierarchical pages
  • extensive built-in support for multilingual websites
  • multi-site support
  • draft/publish workflows
  • version control
  • a sophisticated publishing architecture, that's also usable in your own applications
  • frontend content editing
  • a hierarchical content structure for nested plugins
  • an extensible navigation system that your own applications can hook into
  • SEO-friendly URLs
  • designed to integrate thoroughly into other applications

Developing applications that integrate with and take advantage of django CMS features is easy and well-documented.

More information on our website <>_.


See the Python/Django requirements for the current release version <>_ in our documentation.

See the installation how-to guide for an overview of some other requirements and dependencies of the current release <>_


We maintain documentation for several versions of the project. Key versions are:

  • stable <>_ (default), for the current release version
  • latest <>_, representing the latest build of the release-3.4.x branch
  • develop <>_, representing the latest build of the develop branch

For more information about our branch policy, see Branches <>_.

Our documentation is hosted courtesy of Read the Docs <>_.

Developer Bounty Program

Win rewards for creating Pull Requests. Take part in our developer bounty program <>_


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 runserver


.. image:: :target: :alt: Try demo with Divio Cloud

Getting Help

Please head over to our Slack channel <>_ or our discourse forum <>_ for support.

Commercial support

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

django CMS Association

The django CMS Association is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2020 with the goal to drive the success of django CMS, by increasing customer happiness, market share and open-source contributions. We provide infrastructure and guidance for the django CMS project.

The non-profit django CMS Association is dependent on donations to fulfill its purpose. The best way to donate is to become a member of the association and pay membership fees. The funding will be funneled back into core development and community projects.

Join the django CMS Association <>_.


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

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