Hippo CMS

What is Hippo CMS?

Hippo CMS is a Java based, Open Source Web Content Management platform. With strong integrations and a solid architecture based around the separation of concerns, Hippo gives you the flexibility to have full control over your project.

Can I try it out?

Yes! Download our demo. Or look under the hood if you like, we share our source code.

Looking for assistance? You're welcome to ask for help--we have a very active mailing list! Please do check the tutorials and the guidelines first, though.

New here?

Our tutorials will get you up to speed with Hippo development.

Follow the Hippo Trail


The relations between repository, CMS and delivery tier.

How it all fits together

Developer Info

Source code, forge, license, roadmap and system requirements.

Quick links


Interested? We're always on the lookout for new talent.

Have a look

Videos to watch

Videos of the annual Hippo developer conference, the Hippo GetTogether, and our video trail where we teach you how to go beyond the basics.

Latest Blogs

Kickstart your projects with the Hippo feature library
September 25, 2014

With this feature library, you can add commonly used functionality to your project

Hippo CMS Integration Patterns
October 15, 2014

At this year's Hippo GetTogether, Senior Architect Jeroen Reijn presented examples of integration patterns used by Hippo clients in their existing application landscape.

Re: [hippo-community] Developer trail, channel manager problem
by: kitty.liem | 27-11-14 19:38:27 (CET)

Hi, After looking at the uuid, it seems the problem was in the attached jsp. No idea why. I have 1 question about the carousel box/area in the channel manager: is it supposed to be very small? 20px? You can close this item. For now it seems that most of my problems are in the css files with the arch

Re: [hippo-community] Facet Navigation, Result Set, version 7.9.3
by: gridi.serbo | 27-11-14 16:31:53 (CET)

Hi Ard, Just noticed your mails. Thank you very much for everything. In the meanwhile, may I ask for another small change? It is related to the parameters "hst:repobased", "hst:foldersonly" and "hst:depth" of sitemenu items. For having them work properly in the channel manager some small changes sho

Re: [hippo-community] Reloading default catalog changes
by: msim...@gmail.com | 27-11-14 16:01:59 (CET)

Hi Jeroen, Tobi, Ok, I started with backtracing the sequence order from the missing catalog file, as it seemed a more straightforward thing to start with. The sequence looked fine, except the actual hst:default/hst:catalog node definition wasn't in the following XML file at all: bootstrap/configur