Refinery CMS

Ruby on Rails CMS that supports Rails 4.2


Refinery CMS is a Rails-based CMS. Download it today, and see what all the fuss is about.

Latest stable gem version

3 . 0 . 5

Total downloads 518,364

Updated 6 months ago by Philip Arndt

3,458 watchers on GitHub

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Refinery CMS is perfect for creating custom content manageable websites. We use "The Rails Way" where possible so you have to learn as little as possible to get started!

  • 100% free and open source
    Refinery is available at no cost for anyone to use and modify. There have been contributions from users around the world.
  • Supports Rails 4.2 
    Refinery aims to maintain pace with the latest version of Rails so you always have the newest features.
  • Super simple and easy to use
    If you can point and click, you can use Refinery. And if you're building a site for a client, 10 minutes on the phone will get them up and running.
  • Slick, clean user interface
    The Refinery UI is beautiful and updated frequently to deliver the most intuitive experience possible for your users.
  • Modular and extendable
    If extra functionality is what you need, it's easy to create your own extension to get what you want.
  • Design flexibility
    Your website is your website, so Refinery is flexible enough to allow for any and every design imaginable.
  • Multilingual
    Refinery is available in over 30 languages including English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and many more.
  • Vibrant and Active Community
    There are Refinery contributors from nearly every continent that are happy to help with your issues, or even coach you through your first contribution.

Refinery CMS was founded by

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