Web Content Management Systems

Mezzanine – Content Management System written in Python using the Django framework

Mezzanine is a powerful, consistent, and flexible content management platform.

Built using the Django framework, Mezzanine provides a simple yet highly extensible architecture that encourages diving in and hacking on the code.

In some ways, Mezzanine resembles tools such as WordPress, providing an intuitive interface for managing pages, blog posts, form data, store products, and other types of content. But Mezzanine is also different. Unlike many other platforms that make extensive use of modules or reusable applications, Mezzanine provides most of its functionality by default. This approach yields a more integrated and efficient platform.

Features include:

  • Hierarchical page navigation.
  • Save as draft and preview on site.
  • Scheduled publishing.
  • Drag-and-drop page ordering.
  • WYSIWYG editing.
  • In-line page editing.
  • Drag-and-drop HTML5 forms builder with CSV export.
  • SEO friendly URLs and meta data.
  • Ecommerce / Shopping cart module (Cartridge).
  • Configurable dashboard widgets.
  • Blog engine.
  • Tagging.
  • Free Themes, and a Premium Themes Marketplace.
  • User accounts and profiles with email verification.
  • Translated to over 35 languages.
  • Sharing via Facebook or Twitter.
  • Multi-lingual sites.
  • Custom templates per page or blog post.
  • Twitter Bootstrap integration.
  • API for custom content types.
  • Search engine and API.
  • Seamless integration with third-party Django apps.
  • One step migration from other blogging engines.
  • Automated production provisioning and deployments.
  • Disqus integration, or built-in threaded comments.
  • Gravatar integration.
  • Google Analytics integration.
  • Twitter feed integration.
  • bit.ly integration.
  • Akismet spam filtering.
  • Built-in test suite.
  • JVM compatible (via Jython).

Website: github.com/stephenmcd/mezzanine
Developer: Stephen McDonald and contributors
License: BSD 2-Clause “Simplified” License


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