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wagtail 1.0b1

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

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.

Need Support?

Ask your questions on our Wagtail support group.


Wagtail supports Django 1.7.1+ on Python 2.7, 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.

We run a separate Wagtail developers group here:!forum/wagtail-developers please not that this is not for support requests.

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