Download CrafterCMS

With its decoupled architecture, CrafterCMS has two main subsystems: Authoring and Delivery. If you're just trying things out, you can simply run Authoring (which includes In-Context Site Preview), and then add Delivery when ready to publish content out to end-points serving your audience. Learn about CrafterCMS architecture in our docs.

Getting Started Quickly

Get started with CrafterCMS quickly with Docker. Launch with a single command:

docker run -p 8080:8080 craftercms/authoring_local:latest

Then just point your browser to http://localhost:8080/studio and login with admin/admin.

CrafterCMS 4.1.2 Community Bundles

Released November 6, 2023

DevContentOps Toolkit

CrafterCMS Command Line Interface (CLI) to support DevContentOps processes. Authenticate with CrafterCMS and exercise its APIs via a Unix and/or Windows command-line interface. Now included as part of the release bundle.

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Looking for Enterprise Support?

CrafterCMS Community is our open source release (GPL v3 license), available for free download above. We also offer CrafterCMS Enterprise, which is a commercially-supported release and available for either Self-Hosted deployments, or as a Fully Managed SaaS. CrafterCMS Enterprise is available at

CrafterCMS Enterprise CrafterCMS Community
User Friendly Content Authoring
In-context Preview and Editing
Multi-Channel Publishing
Personalization and Content Targeting
Web Analytics Integration
Site Blueprints
Multi-site and Internationalization
High Performance Content Delivery
Ease of Integration - CRM, ERP, etc.
Community Support (Forums, Wiki, etc.)
On Premise and Cloud Deployment
Developer Support Zoom calls, Private Slack Channel Public Slack and Forums
Public Marketplace
Private Marketplace
Advanced Clustering
Single Sign-On
White Labeling
Priority Security Patches
Commercial License
Customer Support with SLAs
Certified Build