Alchemy – open source headless Content Management System engine written in Rails

Alchemy is a Content Management System engine written on top of the Ruby on Rails web application framework.

It comes as a mountable engine and is packaged as a Ruby gem.

Alchemy is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Flexible templating that separates content from markup.
  • Atomic structured content.
  • A rich RESTful API.
  • Intuitive admin interface with built-in live preview.
  • Multilingual Websites.
  • Multidomain Management.
  • Taggable Everything.
  • Search Engine Friendly.
  • User Access Control.
  • Fulltext Search Engine.
  • Contact Forms.
  • Downloadable Attachments.
  • On-Demand Image-Resizing with built-in image cropping.
  • Extendable Through Rails Engines.
  • Flexible Template Caching.
  • Admin Interface For Your Resource Controllers.
  • Internationalization support – there are translations for German, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, and Russian.

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: magic labs GmbH
License: BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” License


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