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Orchard Core is an open-source modular and multi-tenant application framework built with ASP.NET Core, and a content management system (CMS) built on top of that framework.


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Orchard Core

Orchard Core is an open-source, modular, multi-tenant application framework and CMS for ASP.NET Core.

Orchard Core consists of two distinct projects:

  • Orchard Core Framework: An application framework for building modular, multi-tenant applications on ASP.NET Core.
  • Orchard Core CMS: A Web Content Management System (CMS) built on top of the Orchard Core Framework.

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Build Status

Stable (release/1.8.3):

Build status NuGet

Nightly (main):

Build status Cloudsmith

Project Status: v1.8.3

The software is production-ready, and capable of serving large mission-critical applications as well, and we're not aware of any fundamental bugs or missing features we deem crucial. Orchard Core continues to evolve, with each version bringing new improvements, and keeping up with the cutting-edge of .NET.

Check out the Reference of Built-in Modules to see what kind of features Orchard Core provides built-in.

See the issue milestones for information on what we have planned for the next releases and what are the priorities.

Getting Started and Documentation

The documentation can be accessed under See the homepage for an overview, and the getting started docs on how to start building apps with Orchard Core. If you'd just like to test drive Orchard Core as a user, check out Test drive Orchard Core.

Help and Support

Do you need some help with Orchard Core? Don't worry, there are ways to get help from the community:

  • Did you find a bug or have a feature request? Open an issue in the issue tracker.
  • Do you have a question about how to do something with Orchard Core, or would like a second opinion on your code? Open a discussion.
  • Do you want to chat with other community members? Check out our Discord server.

Get in Touch

Local Communities


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It's great that you're thinking about contributing to Orchard Core! You'd join our wonderful community of contributors.

Check out the docs on contributing to Orchard Core.

Preview Package Feed

Hosted By: Cloudsmith

NuGet package repository hosting for the preview feed is graciously provided by Cloudsmith. Check out the docs on using the preview package feed.

Cloudsmith is the only fully hosted, cloud-native, universal package management solution, that enables your organization to create, store, and share packages in any format, to any place, with total confidence.

Code of Conduct

See our Code of Conduct.

.NET Foundation

This project is supported by the .NET Foundation.