|Developer(s)||Patrick Peak, Paul Barry, Jeffrey Dettmann, Juan Alverez, BrowserMedia|
|Initial release||June 2, 2009|
3.5.5/ February 12, 2013
master/ December 29, 2012
|Platform||Ruby on Rails|
|Type||Content management system|
- Non-technical clients who need to maintain their website content.
- Designers who want to build elegantly designed sites for clients with few constraints on their page layout and design.
- Rails Developers who want a CMS that can be extended using common Rails conventions.
It is distributed via RubyGems. There are over 30 available modules developed by the community and commercial companies. It can be extended using standard rails conventions via the use of Engine, ActiveRecord Models and controllers.
BrowserCMS originally started as a commercial Java project at BrowserMedia in 2003. For the 3.0 release, it was rebuilt using Ruby on Rails and released as an open source project in June 2009 under an LGPL license. It is among the top 5 most popular Rails based CMS's.