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What is Hippo CMS?

Hippo CMS is a little bit different from other CMS systems. We built it so you can easily integrate it into your existing architecture.

Open Platform

We are big believers in open source. We use and contribute to many open source components - and our entire core is available under the Apache License

Java Stack

What you'd expect from a Java environment: easy to integrate, testable, ready for continuous integration, and sticking to familiar Java standards such as JCR 2.0 and JAX-RS

Scalability

Highly scalable platform which supports both  clustering and  replication

Performance

Performance matters to us! Hippo CMS  scales both  horizontally and vertically and makes use of  multi-layered caching to squeeze the most out of your implementation

Integrations

Query content using REST, or import content from somewhere else into Hippo. Hook up an external application into the rendering phase via Spring. Build a Mobile app or an AngularJS app that consumes content from Hippo. Use external data systems to feed our personalisation engine

Security

Protect your content with fine grained authorizations,  LDAP support and secure  replication

The CMS Features You'd Expect

Content editing, workflow, history, version control, image library, user management, out of the box

Flexible Content Model

Fully customizable document oriented content model with built-in modelling tools. Strict separation of content from presentation. Reuse content across Websites, Mobile Websites and apps

Deployments

Deploy on-premise or in the cloud on your preferred servlet container

Extensible Components

Use or extend existing components from the Hippo Feature Library or build your own. Use JSP, Freemarker or AngularJS to render your components

Give Control To End Users

End users can manage page configurations, menus, URL structures and component mappings. Without you having to go into code

Personalisation

Deliver personalized pages to visitors with the Relevance module

Your HTML

We don't mess with your HTML output. Use whatever web framework you like; Bootstrap, AngularJS, it's up to you

Search

Out of the box querying, facetting and full text search capabilities based on Apache Lucene - or hook up Elasticsearch if you need more power

 

Can I try it out?

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

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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] Re: How to set set node property hippo:mirrro in bind method of a persistence bean?
by: w.borgbarthet | 29-01-15 15:02:01 (CET)

What's the compile time error? Unhandled exceptions? On 29 January 2015 at 08:12, Global Edge Software Ltd <ges.ma...@gmail.com> wrote: Apologize for the typo in node property. It is hippo:mirror  On Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5:10:46 PM UTC+4, Global Edge Software Ltd wrote:Hi All, How to set

Re: [hippo-community] Missing Country Flags in Channel Manager
by: Isaac Truett | 29-01-15 14:56:48 (CET)

Yes, that looks very promising. Thank you, Niels. It's interesting that UK- and Canada-flag folder icons were provided out of the box but I have to configure those same flags for the Channel Manager view. On Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:28:12 PM UTC-5, n.vankampenhout wrote:On Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Re: How to set set node property hippo:mirrro in bind method of a persistence bean?
by: Global Edge Software Ltd | 29-01-15 14:12:23 (CET)

Apologize for the typo in node property. It is hippo:mirror On Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5:10:46 PM UTC+4, Global Edge Software Ltd wrote:Hi All, How to set set node property hippo:mirrro in bind method of a persistence bean? Here are the getters and setters public List<HippoMirror> getNews()

How to set set node property hippo:mirrro in bind method of a persistence bean?
by: Global Edge Software Ltd | 29-01-15 14:10:46 (CET)

Hi All, How to set set node property hippo:mirrro in bind method of a persistence bean? Here are the getters and setters public List<HippoMirror> getNews() { if (null == news) { news = getChildBeansByName("estro:news"); } return news;} public void setNews(List<HippoMirror> news){ this.news.addAll(

Re: [hippo-community] Missing Country Flags in Channel Manager
by: n.vankampenhout | 28-01-15 23:28:12 (CET)

You probably need to add or configure the channel manager icons for en_GB and en_CA, see: http://www.onehippo.org/library/concepts/channels/configure-the-channelmanager-icon-overview.html "Default there are icons provided for the following locales: zh_CN, de_DE, en_US, fr_FR, nl_NL and ru_RU"

Missing Country Flags in Channel Manager
by: Isaac Truett | 28-01-15 23:05:05 (CET)

I have created several channels, some representing different websites and others which are localized versions of a single website. All of the content folders show the appropriate country flags. Inside the channel manager, however, only the US flags are shown for the en_US locale sites. The other cha

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