Alchemy CMS
Alchemy CMS
Developer(s)Thomas von Deyen, Robin Böning, Martin Meyerhoff
Initial releaseJune 2010 (2010-06)
Stable release
3.5.0 / December 22, 2016; 22 months ago (2016-12-22)
Written inRuby
PlatformRuby on Rails
Available inDeutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Nederlands, ?
TypeContent management system
LicenseBSD License

Alchemy CMS, or just Alchemy, is a free and open-source content management system written on top of the Ruby on Rails web application framework. It is released under the BSD license and the code is available on GitHub. It comes as a mountable engine and is packaged as a Ruby gem.


In 2007 the project started closed source and had a different name. In June 2010 the software was open sourced under the name Alchemy CMS by Thomas von Deyen. Since Alchemy CMS is a ruby gem it gets released on the platform.


  • Templating system
  • Multilingual websites
  • Multisite management
  • User access control
  • Fulltext search engine
  • Contact forms
  • Downloadable attachments
  • Image processing
  • Extendable Through Rails engines
  • Template caching
  • Admin interface for resource controllers

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