Crafter CMS provides developers with simple but powerful tools to quickly build websites, and to easily integrate and customize where necessary. By leveraging industry-standard, leading open source technologies such as FreeMarker Templating Language and Javascript, front-end developers can quickly build rich UIs for their website applications.

Furthermore, Crafter CMS provides developers with the foundation for quickly building high-performance, flexible Web and mobile applications. Built as an enterprise Java platform using the Spring Framework, Crafter CMS provides a solid infrastructure that not only integrates well with enterprise systems and deployment infrastructure, but also supports a full-range of presentation-tier technologies including lightweight scripting and REST-based APIs.

  • Java/Spring MVC based, Groovy scripting enabled
  • The most scalable, high performance dynamic content available for Java
  • Easy to use content authoring
  • Developer tools, SCM and process integration
  • Multi channel: HTML, CaaS/JSON/XML, AFRAME/VRML and nearly any other format
  • 100% open source


Free eBook for Developers

A Guide to Modern Java Web Development with Crafter CMS


[Recorded Webinar] Building Content Rich Apps with Node.js
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G3 Summit Nov. 28 - Dec. 1, 2016
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6/1/2016 Crafter 2.5.1 Released

7/28/2015 Crafter 2.5.0 Community Released

Crafter CMS version 2.5 includes Alfresco 5 support, a new Studio interface and many enchancements! 

05/27/2015 Crafter 2.4.2 Released!

Crafter CMS 2.4.2 is a routine patch release with many bug fixes and small improvements.

2/11/2014 Crafter CMS 2.4.0 Released

Crafter CMS version 2.4 includes Alfresco 4.2.0 support, the ability to script components and services with Goovy, drag and drop bulk upload, component libraries, multi-variant testing and more!

12/7/2013 Crafter CMS 2.3.0 Released

Crafter CMS version 2.3 includes Alfresco 4.1.5 support along with many routine bug fixes and small improvements.

05/07/2013 Crafter Rivet is now Crafter CMS

Rivet Logic spins out Crafter Rivet into the open source Crafter CMS project, and releases Crafter CMS v2.2.0, which now contains support for a wide range of enterprise databases, improved deployment and multi-channel publishing, as well as improved authoring experience and tools.