Radiant is a no-fluff, open source content management system designed for
small teams. It is similar to Textpattern or MovableType, but is a general
purpose content management system (not just a blogging engine).
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Welcome to Radiant
Radiant is a no-fluff, open source content management system designed for small teams. It is similar to Textpattern or MovableType, but is a general purpose content management system (not just a blogging engine).
- An elegant user interface
- The ability to arrange pages in a hierarchy
- Flexible templating with layouts, snippets, page parts, and a custom tagging language (Radius: http://radius.rubyforge.org)
- A simple user management/permissions system
- Support for Markdown and Textile as well as traditional HTML (it's easy to create other filters)
- An advanced plugin system
- Operates in two modes: dev and production depending on the URL
- A caching system which expires pages every 5 minutes
- Built using Ruby on Rails
- And much more...
Radiant is released under the MIT license and is copyright (c) 2006-2018 John W. Long and Sean Cribbs. A copy of the MIT license can be found in the LICENSE file.
Installation and Setup
Radiant is a traditional Ruby on Rails application, meaning that you can configure and run it the way you would a normal Rails application.
See the INSTALL file for more details.
Installation of a Prerelease
As Radiant nears newer releases, you can experiment with any prerelease version.
Install the prerelease gem with the following command:
$ gem install radiant --prerelease
This will install the gem with the prerelease name, for example: ‘radiant-0.9.0.rc2’.
Upgrading an Existing Project to a newer version
Update the Radiant assets from in your project:
$ rake radiant:update
Migrate the database:
$ rake production db:migrate
Restart the web server
To run tests you will need to have the following gems installed:
gem install ZenTest rspec rspec-rails cucumber webrat nokogiri sqlite3-ruby
The best place to get support is on the mailing list:
Most of the development for Radiant happens on Github:
The project wiki is here:
-- The Radiant Dev Team http://radiantcms.org
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Radiant README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.