Piranha.Core is the current version of Piranha CMS, completely rewritten for NetStandard & ASP.NET Core.


Welcome to Piranha.Core

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This is a complete rewrite of Piranha CMS for NetStandard. The goal of this rewrite is to create a version capable of targeting multiple platforms & frameworks with minimal depenencies, but still provide a flexible & high performance CMS library.

Piranha is currently built for NetStandard 2.0 and uses the following awesome packages:

  • AutoMapper 7.0.1
  • Markdig 0.15.0
  • Microsoft.AspNetCore.App 2.1.5
  • Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore 2.1.4
  • Newtonsoft.Json 11.0.2

Getting started


Get the latest source code and get going:

> git clone https://github.com/PiranhaCMS/piranha.core.git
> cd piranha.core
> dotnet restore
> dotnet build
> cd examples/MvcWeb
> dotnet run

Build and update javascript/css assets

> cd piranha.core/core/Piranha.Manager
> npm install
> bower install
> cd ../../examples/MvcWeb
> npm install
> bower install

Visual Studio users

For people running Visual Studio 2017 almost all of the above steps will be handled by the IDE. Just get the source code, open the .sln file and you're good to go.