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Developer(s) Divio AG
Initial release May 2007; 8 years ago (2007-05)
Stable release 3.2.0 / 24 November 2015; 2 months ago (2015-11-24)[1]
Development status Active
Written in Python
Operating system Cross-platform
Platform Django
Type Content management system
License BSD licenses

django CMS is a free and open source[2] content management system platform for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. It is based on Django,[3] and written in Python.[4]


django CMS 1.0 was initially authored by Thomas Steinacher. django CMS 2.0 was a complete rewrite based on a fork of django-page-cms. django CMS 3.0 was another major release. Main development of django CMS was by Divio AG. The complete list of contributors is available here.

As of 2 March 2015, django CMS 3.0 is compatible with Django versions 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7.


django CMS is available in several languages. As of September 2012, seventeen languages have achieved 100% translation status, ten more languages over 80%, and a total of forty (40) languages with at least some translation.[5]

Transifex[6] is used to manage the translations of the project. The current status of the translations can be found here.


edit all plugins within the page.
Reusable plugins 
use django CMS plugins in your own apps.
Flexible Plugin Architecture 
build flexible pages with a wide range of plugins.
Search Engine Optimization 
the structure of the pages is optimized for indexing.
Editorial workflow 
workflows for publishing and approval.
Permission Management 
set specific rights to different users.
each modification of the page will be saved. You can restore any state you wish.
administer multiple websites over the same admin interface.
support for different languages (i.e. Arabic, Chinese or Russian)
Applications (Apps) 
add apps to different pages of the CMS.
Media Asset Manager (MAM) 
allows you to manage all kind of assets (pictures, PDFs, videos and other documents).

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  1. ^ "django CMS CHANGELOG". 24 November 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Developers". Retrieved 2015-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Django Packages: CMS Comparison". Retrieved 2015-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Languages used by Django CMS". Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  5. ^ "Transifex Translations for Django CMS". Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  6. ^ "Developers". Retrieved 2009-12-09.  — a list of developers, and tools used.

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