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Django CMS
Django CMS logo.svg
Django CMS 3.4 LTS.png
Create content with django CMS using the free and open-source Explorer Theme
Developer(s) Divio AG
Initial release May 2007; 11 years ago (2007-05)
Stable release
3.5.1 / 5 March 2018; 7 months ago (2018-03-05)[1]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
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 written in Django,[3] and Python.[4]


django CMS 1.0 was created by Thomas Steinacher.

django CMS 2.0 was a complete rewrite of the system by Patrick Lauber, itself based on a fork of django-page-cms.

django CMS 3.0 was released in 2013.

django CMS is backed by Divio AG, a Swiss software company.

It is maintained by a team of full-time developers and open-source community members; a complete list of contributors is available.

As of 10 June 2016, django CMS 3.0 is compatible with Django versions 1.8 and 1.7.

As of 15 September 2016, django CMS 3.4 introduced a Long Term Support (LTS) release cycle.

As of 5 March 2018, django CMS 3.5 introduced structure board decoupled from page rendering and offer Page copy between sites, compatible with Django 1.8 to 1.11


django CMS handles multilingual content by default. Its administration interface supports several languages.

Transifex[5] 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". 5 March 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Developers". Retrieved 2018-03-18.
  3. ^ "Django Packages: CMS Comparison". Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  4. ^ "Languages used by Django CMS". Retrieved 2009-11-17.
  5. ^ "Developers". Retrieved 2018-03-18. — a list of developers, and tools used.

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