Web Content Management Systems

5 Best Free and Open Source Python-Based Content Management Systems

A web content management system (WCMS) is software designed to simplify the publication of Web content. In particular, it enables content creators to submit content without requiring technical knowledge of HTML or the uploading of files. A CMS is most commonly used in creating an intranet or in establishing a presence on the Web.

This type of software that keeps track of every piece of content on a Web site. Content can be simple text, photos, music, video, documents, or just about anything you can think of. A major advantage of using a CMS is that it requires almost no technical skill or knowledge to manage.

Not only do content management systems help website users with content editing, they also take care of a lot of “behind the scenes” work such as automatically generating navigation elements, making content searchable and indexable, keeping track of users, their permissions and security setting, and much more.

To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of the best Python-based WCMS. They are all free and open source software. Our recommendations are captured in a legendary LinuxLinks-style ratings chart.

Ratings chart

Click the links in the table below to learn more about each program.

Python-Based Web Content Management Systems
django CMSContent management system platform written in Django
WagtailPowerful content management system
PloneRunning on top of Python, Zope and the CMF
MezzaninePowerful, consistent, and flexible content management platform
SuperdeskScaleable to suit news organizations of any size

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