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An Alchemy CMS and Spree connector

branch: master

Alchemy CMS Spree Extension

The World's Most Flexible E-Commerce Platform meets The World's Most Flexible Content Management System!

This gem is a Alchemy CMS and Spree connector.

For now it does this:

  1. It provides an Alchemy module that displays Spree admin in an iframe inside Alchemy admin.
  2. It gives you new Essences for Alchemy called EssenceSpreeProduct and EssenceSpreeTaxon that you can use to place a Spree product and Taxon on your pages.
  3. Shares admin session between Alchemy and Spree.



This version runs with Spreecommerce 2.1 and above.


This version runs with Alchemy 3.0


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'alchemy_spree', github: 'magiclabs/alchemy_spree', branch: 'master'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Install the migrations:

$ rake alchemy_spree:install:migrations

Migrate the database:

$ rake db:migrate


Create a new Element for Alchemy

# config/alchemy/elements.yml

  • name: product contents:

    • name: spree_product type: EssenceSpreeProduct
  • name: product_category contents:

    • name: spree_taxon type: EssenceSpreeTaxon

Generate the views

$ rails g alchemy:elements --skip

Place this element on a page layout

# config/alchemy/page_layouts.yml

  • name: product elements: [product]
  • name: products elements: [product_category]

You can haz Spree product and taxons!

# app/views/alchemy/elements/_product_view.html.erb <%= element.ingredient('spree_product') %>

# app/views/alchemy/elements/_product_category_view.html.erb <%= element.ingredient('spree_taxon') %>

Alchemy <3 Spree!


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request
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