== Welcome to Radiant

Radiant is a no-fluff, open source content management system designed for
small teams. It is similar to Textpattern or MovableType, but is a general
purpose content management system (not just a blogging engine).

Radiant features:

* An elegant user interface
* The ability to arrange pages in a hierarchy
* Flexible templating with layouts, snippets, page parts, and a custom tagging
  language (Radius:
* A simple user management/permissions system
* Support for Markdown and Textile as well as traditional HTML (it's easy to
  create other filters)
* An advanced plugin system
* Operates in two modes: dev and production depending on the URL
* A caching system which expires pages every 5 minutes
* Built using Ruby on Rails
* And much more...

== License

Radiant is released under the MIT license and is copyright (c) 2006-2009
John W. Long and Sean Cribbs. A copy of the MIT license can be found in the

== Installation and Setup

Radiant is a traditional Ruby on Rails application, meaning that you can
configure and run it the way you would a normal Rails application.

See the INSTALL file for more details.

== Installation of a Prerelease

As Radiant nears newer releases, you can experiment with any prerelease version.

Install the prerelease gem with the following command:

    $ gem install radiant --prerelease

This will install the gem with the prerelease name, for example: ‘radiant-0.9.0.rc2’.

== Upgrading an Existing Project to a newer version

1. Update the Radiant assets from in your project:

    $ rake radiant:update

2. Migrate the database:

    $ rake production db:migrate

3. Restart the web server

== Development Requirements

To run tests you will need to have the following gems installed:

  gem install ZenTest rspec rspec-rails cucumber webrat nokogiri

== Support

The best place to get support is on the mailing list:

Most of the development for Radiant happens on Github:

The project wiki is here:


The Radiant Dev Team