News plugin for django-cms 2.x

This plugin provides a simple news feature for django-cms 2.0 and newer and and tries to keep it as simple as possible without extras like tagging or categories but while providing a news feed and menu integration.


  • Install django-cms (if you haven't done so already)
  • Run pip install cmsplugin-news or download this package and run python install or add it in some other way to your current PYTHON_PATH
  • Add 'cmsplugin_news' to INSTALLED_APPS
  • If you're using South execute python migrate, Otherwise run python syncdb within your project directory.
  • In order to integrate the news-plugin with your website, create a page and add the news application (and optionally the news menu) to it by modifying the relevant "advanced settings" of it.

Last tested with

  • django-cms-2.2
  • django: 1.3.1


0.4 (unreleased):
  • Probably a new maintainer
  • RSS/Atom feed
  • CMS menu integration
  • Upgrade to django-cms 2.2
  • ...
  • Moved to beta phase
  • Tested with django-cms 2.0 final
  • Various bug fixes
  • Adds excerpt to news model