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Wagtail - Yet Another CMS - DjangoCon US 2015

Tom Dyson
September 08, 2015

Wagtail - Yet Another CMS - DjangoCon US 2015

A brief history of Wagtail, the open source Django CMS, presented at DjangoCon US in Austin, Texas in September 2015.

Tom Dyson

September 08, 2015
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  1. Yet Another

    Django CMS
    WAGTAIL

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  2. @tomd
    @torchbox
    @wagtailcms

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  3. 1 minute
    pip install wagtail
    wagtail start mysite
    cd mysite
    python manage.py migrate
    python manage.py createsuperuser
    python manage.py runserver

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  4. 10 minutes
    http://bit.ly/wagtail101

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  5. 0 minutes
    http://demo.wagtail.io/admin
    (admin/admin)

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  6. flaws:
    config in the db
    too flexible!
    relies on varnish
    editors need training
    opinionated on markup

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  7. flickr: wazimu0

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  8. flickr: wazimu0
    flickr: epsos.de

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  9. open source lessons:
    1. use launch energy
    2. release rhythm
    3. start with docs and tests
    4. don’t assume how people work
    5. reduce installation barriers
    6. silence != absence

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  10. caktus / revsys / lincoln loop /
    tivix / nbc / tech giant /
    political campaign / 18f /
    uk govt / nasa / intel / cca /
    wharton / burton

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  11. next steps:
    streamfield++
    roadmap
    weps

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  12. why yacms?
    control vs flexibility
    cope vs wysiwyg
    ux focus

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  13. why yacms?
    commercial imperative
    more is better

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  14. @tomd
    @torchbox
    @wagtailcms

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