Bolt is a simple CMS written in PHP. It is based on Silex and Symfony components, uses Twig and either SQLite, MySQL or PostgreSQL.
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.github Add 'keep' as a label to exempt issues from becoming stale Feb 3, 2018
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.codeclimate.yml Enabled namespace checks for Twig & PHPUnit May 6, 2017
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.php_cs.dist Update to Bolt code style v2 Nov 19, 2017
.scrutinizer.yml [Scrutinizer] Remove unused metrics Mar 3, 2017
.travis.yml [Travis] Adjust Composer cache directories Dec 15, 2017 Add a file to the repo root, pointing to docs May 12, 2017 Update LICENSE to say 2018. Mar 21, 2018 Drop an e-🐨 Jan 27, 2018 Prepare Bolt 3.5.3 release May 25, 2018
codeception.yml [Codeception] Remove unused Db module and configuration May 13, 2017
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A Sophisticated, lightweight & simple CMS released under the open source MIT-license.

Bolt is a tool for Content Management, which strives to be as simple and straightforward as possible.

It is quick to set up, easy to configure, uses elegant templates, and above all, it's a joy to use!

Bolt is created using modern open source libraries, and is best suited to build sites in HTML5 with modern markup.


Detailed instructions can be found in the official documentation.

NOTE: Cloning the repository directly is only supported for development of the core of Bolt, see the link above for various supported options to suit your needs.

Reporting issues

See our Contributing to Bolt guide.


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