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“The only web publishing system that doesn’t think it’s smarter than you are.”
Bricolage 2.0 was released in April 2010. It’s faster, smarter, and easier to use than ever. See the following pages for more information about the release:
You can download Bricolage, try a demo, read about the latest updates, see a showcase of Bricolage based websites at the official Bricolage CMS website:
Although quite old by web standards, the following articles are still relevant, and they provide some good background information about Bricolage. Discover the power of Bricolage, and determine if it is right for you:
Done right, you get the Holy Grail of one canonical document and unlimited representations of that document.
by David Wheeler August 27, 2004
Bricolage encourages a highly structured model for your documents
by David Wheeler November 23, 2005
a tireless workhorse — a system that just keeps giving and giving
by Phillip Smith on July 6, 2009
The core of Bricolage’s ewwy-chewy-goodness … is its flexible approach to describing assets and creating interfaces
by Phillip Smith on July 15, 2009
Installing Bricolage 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)
A complete step-by-step guide to installing Bricolage 2.0.1 on a clean Ubuntu 10.04 installation.
SFTP Publishing on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)
A quick guide to setting up SFTP publishing between two Ubuntu 10.04 servers.
Bricolage 2.0 On Ubuntu Lucid Server Installation Notes
by Cameron Miller on July 7, 2010
Installing Bricolage 2 on Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”
by Phillip Smith on July 2, 2010
Bricolage Mailing List Archive
A good place to look if you have a problem for which you cannot find documentation.
Bricolage Element Administration Guide
Producing Templates on the Bricolage System
Template Producing: Advanced Topics
Permissions, though confusing as hell, is one of the areas where Bricolage really shines. For a general overview, just have a scan through the Bricolage Security Guide. And, if you want to know more, just read it another five times. ;-)
How To & Tutorials
An Introduction to Bricolage Templates
This document introduces Bricolage templates, and shows how they can be used to simplify designs and reduce code repetition. If you’ve read Bric::Templates or Bric::AdvTemplates and not quite grasped it, then this document may help.
HOWTO: How to Use Bricolage Workflows
Understand the power of workflows and permissions in Bricolage.
HOWTO: How to Include Images in Your Stories
Use related media to insert images into your stories.
HOWTO: How to Create a Simple Nested List
Create multi-level list elements suitable for things such as unordered HTML lists.
HOWTO: How to Create a Complex Nested List
Create multi-level list elements, with the choice of ordered or unordered types, and the ability to add multiple paragraphs per item.