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] ReferenceError: YAHOO is not defined
by: Patricia Motta | 30-10-14 20:08:44 (CET)

Hey Mathijs, I was able to fix it by deferring the execution of the script until after the page is loaded, as follows: @Override public void renderHead(IHeaderResponse response) { super.renderHead(response); response.render(JavaScriptHeaderItem.forReference(PLUGINPANEL_JS, true)); } Thanks f

Re: [hippo-community] <hst:headContribution category="css"> does not work at a certain page.
by: w.ko | 30-10-14 19:49:11 (CET)

Hi Arsdeep, I think it's because there's no <hst:headContributions ... /> tag to flush head contribution items of 'css' category. So, for example, it would work if you did like the following: <html lang="en"> <hst:headContribution category="css"> <link href="<hst:link path="css/cssfile.css" />" t

<hst:headContribution category="css"> does not work at a certain page.
by: arsdeep.singh | 30-10-14 19:29:30 (CET)

I am using hippo cms 7.9.3   I want to add a css file in my head from a content jsp. I tried <hst:headContribution category="css">     <link href="<hst:link path="css/cssfile.css" />" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" /> </hst:headContribution> This did worked in test.jsp, The css file is add