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Published on January 3, 2009

Author: szafranek

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Radiant CMS presentation from RuPy 2007 conference

Radiant CMS smart simplicity Krzysztof Szafranek www.szafranek.net Ruby & Python Conference, 14-15 April 2007, Poznań

Hi, I am... not a programmer

Hi, I am... UI designer and developer ... interested in web standards ... usability ... accessibility


Radiant CMS

Installation $ gem install radiant $ radiant . $ vim config/database.yml $ rake production db:bootstrap $ ruby script/server -e production

Is it a blog Is it a portal system? engine?

More than a blog engine Doesn't enforce site structure But can be used for blogging

Not an enterprise system No forums, polls, personalization, workflows, WYSIWYG and 7924651 other features Our Content Management System helps to professionally create seven-habits-conforming methods of empowerment and proactively coordinate timely products in order to solve business problems

... but is elegant and simple to use

File system-like hierarchy

Friendy URLs http://rupy.pl/speakers/guido-van-rossum


Page parts


Layout definition

Using layout

Special pages (behaviors)

Basic workflow



Help system

Available tags <r:breadcrumb /> <r:parent /> <r:content /> <r:children />

Available tags <r:children:each> <r:child>...</r:child> </r:children:each> <r:if_parent>...</r:if_parent>

Custom tags module ExpiryTags include Radiant::Taggable tag quot;expiresquot; do |tag| expires = Date.parse(tag.attr[quot;onquot;]) tag.expand if Date.today <= expires end end

Custom tags <r:expires on=quot;2007-04-30quot;> Nothing too see in May. </r:expires>

Plugins Search (based on Ferret) Mailer Assets manager Blog comments

Plugins ... and more

Things to consider

Who is it for? Tech-savvy people: designers, developers ... with no time for reinventing the wheel

What is it for? Blogs, portfolios, product sites Ie. content-oriented sites

Pros... Active community REALLY simple interface Rails under the hood Built-in caching

Cons... Probably not the best choice for your shiny new Web 2.0 app


Give it a try! radiantcms.org

Thank you! Krzysztof Szafranek szafranek.net

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