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Bloomreach Experience Manager - Developer Edition
Illustration of Bloomreach Experience Manager
Illustration of Bloomreach Experience Manager
Stable release
13.0.1[1] / October 10, 2017 (2017-10-10)
Written inJava language
Available inEnglish, Dutch, French, German, Spanish
TypeContent Management System
LicenseApache 2.0 Licence, Commercial

Bloomreach Experience Manager - Developer Edition, formerly known as Hippo CMS is an open-source, dual licensed, Content Management System.[2][3]


There are three components to Bloomreach Experience Manager:[4]

Delivery Tier[edit]

The Hippo Site Toolkit (HST) is the presentation framework, using either JSP or FreeMarker to generate pages. Alternatively, a REST API can be defined to serve structured content.


The user interface through which the content management and administrative functionalities can be used.

Content Repository[edit]

All content, metadata and configuration is stored in a modified version of Apache Jackrabbit.


Bloomreach Experience Manager - Developer Edition is available under the ASL 2.0.[5] Some modules are only available under a commercial license.


In October 2016, Hippo CMS was acquired by BloomReach,[6][7] an e-commerce personalization company.


  1. ^ https://documentation.bloomreach.com/about/release-notes/release-notes-overview.html
  2. ^ http://www.cmswire.com/d/hippo-cms-p000339
  3. ^ http://www.cmscritic.com/dir/products/hippo-cms/
  4. ^ http://www.onehippo.org/7_8/library/architecture/hippo-cms-7-architecture.html
  5. ^ http://www.onehippo.org/7_8/library/about/license-and-notice-files.html
  6. ^ "BloomReach welcomes Hippo - BloomReach". BloomReach. Retrieved 2016-11-21.
  7. ^ Miller, Ron. "BloomReach shoots for more complete digital experience with Hippo acquisition". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-11-21.

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