Skip to content
This repository

Rails-based content management system/framework

branch: master


slate is a content management system/framework originally developed at
West Virginia University Web Services (


  • Configure your database connection (database.yml)
  • Create your database and load the schema (rake db:schema:load)
  • Run slate setup to create a login (rake slate:setup)

Local Machine Setup

  • Add to your hosts file. Point it at
  • Start mongrel (script/server)
  • Access admin at


Please be aware: slate is still in early alpha stage. This version (0.5)
is a complete rebuild of the original system used at WVU. Many aspects
have not been rebuilt yet. Comments are welcome, but no support will
be provided at this point.

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.