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wagtail 0.8.5

A Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience

Wagtail CMS

Wagtail is a Django content management system built originally for the Royal College of Art and focused on flexibility and user experience. Its features include:

  • A fast, attractive editor interface
  • Complete control over design with standard Django templates
  • Configure content types through standard Django models
  • Tightly integrated search (with an Elasticsearch backend for production)
  • Strong document and image management
  • Wide support for embedded content
  • Simple, configurable permissions
  • Support for tree-based content organisation
  • Optional preview->submit->approve workflow
  • Fast out of the box. Varnish-friendly if you need it
  • A simple form builder
  • Optional static site generation
  • Excellent test coverage

Find out more at

Got a question? Ask it on our Google Group.

Who’s using it?

We’ve a list of public Wagtail sites here:

Got one of your own? Feel free to add it!

Getting started


Available at and always being updated.


Wagtail supports Django 1.6.2+ and 1.7.0+ on Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4.

Wagtail’s dependencies are summarised at


If you’re a Python or Django developer, fork the repo and get stuck in!

We suggest you start by checking the Help develop me! label and the coding guidelines.

Send us a useful pull request and we’ll post you a t-shirt.

We also welcome translations for Wagtail’s interface.

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