Hippo CMS
Hippo CMS
Hippo CMS 7 user interface
Hippo CMS 7 user interface
Stable release
12.0.2[1] / October 10, 2017 (2017-10-10)
Written inJava language
Available inEnglish, Dutch, French, German, Spanish
TypeContent Management System
LicenseApache 2.0 Licence, Commercial

Hippo CMS is an open-source, dual licensed, Content Management System.[2][3]


There are three components to Hippo CMS:[4]

Delivery Tier

The Hippo Site Toolkit is the presentation framework, using either JSP or FreeMarker to generate pages. Alternatively a REST API can be defined to serve structured content.


The user interface through which the content management and administrative functionalities can be used.

Content Repository

All content, metadata and configuration is stored in a modified version of Apache Jackrabbit.


Hippo CMS is available under the ASL 2.0.[5] Some modules are only available under a commercial license.


In October 2016, Hippo CMS was acquired by BloomReach,[6][7] an e-commerce personalization company.


  1. ^ https://www.onehippo.org/about/release-notes/release-notes-overview.html
  2. ^ http://www.cmswire.com/d/hippo-cms-p000339
  3. ^ http://www.cmscritic.com/dir/products/hippo-cms/
  4. ^ http://www.onehippo.org/7_8/library/architecture/hippo-cms-7-architecture.html
  5. ^ http://www.onehippo.org/7_8/library/about/license-and-notice-files.html
  6. ^ "BloomReach welcomes Hippo - BloomReach". BloomReach. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Miller, Ron. "BloomReach shoots for more complete digital experience with Hippo acquisition". TechCrunch. Retrieved .

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