Take ownership of your digital experience.

Apostrophe is the open source headless CMS with in-context live editing.

Top Features

Powerful tools that feel good to use.


Open Source

ApostropheCMS was built on the foundation of best in class open source projects and is released as open source. Join our community of developers and make it your own.

Join the community

Full Stack JavaScript

Use the best JavaScript tools and practices on the front and back-end, allowing for less gear switching and faster development.

Explore the code


Powerful localization workflows to deliver your content in any language. Manage permissions for who can edit and publish each locale and scale your experience to the world.

Read Michelin's case study


Leverage Apostrophe's multisite capabilities to create and manage a fleet of sites through a central dashboard.

Check out Assembly


Run Apostrophe in the JAMstack. Add REST APIs to your Apostrophe content, powering your React/Vue/etc. apps with a headless CMS.

Go headless

Explore what you can build


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Edit In Context

Real time previews

Edit your content directly on the page. Content managers can independently mix images, video, rich text and other content easily.

Reorder, reorganize and reimagine right on the page with drag-and-drop functionality.

Get started with the command line

What will you build?

npm install -g apostrophe-cli apostrophe create-project my-website Apostrophe create-project Grabbing the boilerplate from GitHub [1/2] Apostrophe create-project Setting up your project shortname [2/2] Success!

Powerful Solutions for Teams

Take ownership of your digital experience.

Community Edition

Open Source,
Free Forever

ApostropheCMS is completely free and open source. It can be hosted on your own server, giving you full control over your environment. See our developer documentation to get the CMS installed.

Go to Documentation

Apostrophe Assembly

A Fleet of Websites,
A Single Dashboard

Turn your Apostrophe experience into a website builder platform for your enterprise or vertical market. Deploy and manage an entire fleet of sites without any coding or DevOps required.

Get Apostrophe Assembly

Apostrophe Enterprise

A Global Solution
for the Enterprise

Reduce time to market for Enterprise scale digital experiences with our most powerful ApostropheCMS distribution. Deploy confidently with a warranty, additional security testing, and support from our team.

Upgrade to Enterprise

Our customers' success is our success.

Apostrophe powers websites for

Powering Michelin Digital Factory

Michelin chose Apostrophe as the CMS for their digital experience platform and haven’t looked back. Their roadmap includes building over 200 websites across several languages, which they manage on Apostrophe’s sophisticated, secure Node.js stack.

Etienne Coursumault Platform Owner, Michelin
Dozens of Restaurants, One Dashboard

Each Kimpton Hotel is paired with one or more unique restaurants, which has differentiated branding and customer experience. Apostrophe Assembly helps Kimpton manage dozens of restaurant websites with simple in-context page editing.

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Delivering websites faster than ever before

Hellocomputer was looking for an open source CMS solution that would support speed and adaptability. ApostropheCMS was rapidly adopted due to its modern Node.js based architecture, allowing developers to work in a full stack JavaScript environment.

Nick Bester Head of Technology and Development, Hellocomputer
Product Update

Unsplash Integration with the Apostrophe Media Source Module

With a continued effort to offer content editors a seamless editing experience, today we're announcing our Apostrophe Media Source module, featuring a Media Library integration with Unsplash.

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