Richie, the best OpenSource CMS to build education portals
Learning Management Systems (LMS) are great tools for hosting and playing interactive online
courses and MOOCs.
However, if you need to build a complete website with flexible content to aggregate your courses, in several languages and from different sources, you will soon need a CMS.
At "France Université Numérique", we wanted to build an OpenSource portal with
Django. That's why we built
Richie on top of DjangoCMS, one of
the best CMS on the market, as a toolbox to easily create full fledged websites with a catalog of
Among the features that
Richie offers out of the box:
- multi-lingual by default,
- advanced access rights and moderation,
- catalog of courses synchronized with one or more
- search engine based on
Elasticsearchand pre-configured to offer full-text queries, multi-facetting, auto-complete,...
- flexible custom pages for courses, organizations, categories, teachers, blog posts, programs (and their inter-relations),
- Extensible with any third-party
DjangoCMSplugin or any third-party
If you're looking for a quick preview of
Richie, you can take a look and have a tour of
Richie on our dedicated demo site.
It is connected back-to-back with a demo of OpenEdX running on OpenEdX Docker.
Two users are available for testing:
The database is regularly flushed.
Take a look at our Quick start guide to get started with Richie.
Read our contributing guide to learn about our development process and get started developing on
This work is released under the MIT License (see LICENSE).