|Original author(s)||Marc Worrell|
|Developer(s)||The Zotonic Team|
|Initial release||November 2009|
|Stable release||0.12.4 / February 20, 2015|
|Type||Content management framework, Content management system and Web framework|
Zotonic is an open source CMS and web framework built in Erlang and released under the terms of the Apache License 2.0. The CMS part of Zotonic is designed to be user friendly and hides development tasks from the user. One of Zotonic's primary goals is speed, and it claims to be up to ten times faster than PHP-based frameworks. It's also easily extended with modules, scomps, filters and models.
- Fast: Zotonic claims to be 10 times faster than PHP-based content management systems.
- Simple user interface
- Easy to design through a templating system
- Pluggable access control modules.
Used technologies and methods
- ErlyDTL (an improved version thereof)
- Model–view–controller (MVC)
- Modular design
- Official website
- Linux Journal, Issue 204, p. 58 (June 2011) "Zotonic: The Erlang CMS"
- ReadWriteWeb, 10 May 2011, The Next Drupal? Zotonic: a modern CMS written in Erlang