The best CMS for developers

Locomotive is a beautiful Open Source CMS that makes it super easy to develop and design exactly what your clients need.

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A beautiful user interface

Amaze your clients with our brand new user interface. With real time editing, users can now have fun updating their content and see changes immediately. This feature has helped some of our bigger clients win tenders and close more deals.

Our user friendly editor offers a handy way to manage translations and assets and offers great freedom to developers building websites with custom properties and endless possibilities with content types.

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Super easy workflow

Install wagon

Our development tool that lets you create sites with your favorite text and coding tools.

Craft your content

Create custom content and freely mark what parts of pages are editable for your clients.

Deploy website

With a single command, the back-office editor will be automatically generated for your client.

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Completely Open Source

LocomotiveCMS is completely Open Source. It's a free software released under the MIT license. Use is as you like. Copy it, modify it, tweak it and resell it. You're free to use it however you like, as long as the copyright notices remain in tact.


With Wagon, you can scaffold a new Locomotive site and start adding content types and templates you need using any text editor. And thanks to Wagon's built-in web server, you can preview the site with your prefered web browser.

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Engine is the Ruby on Rails application, it is dedicated to the creation and editing of content and managing all your sites. Next to that it offers a huge variety of features that helps you or your clients edit their sites with ease.

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