Projects / Caravel


Caravel is a robust content management system designed for enterprise-level organizations. It is based upon OpenLDAP, and developed in PHP to work with PostgreSQL. It facilitates quick generation of template-driven Web sites, sharing of files, stylesheets, and layouts across organizations, and simple management of numerous Web sites. It features a Content Block Application system, which allows quick development and implementation of third-party modules and plug-ins.


Recent releases

  •  06 Jun 2007 14:29

    Release Notes: This version introduces tools for adding comments to blocks, for managing data collected via forms, and for manipulating images. Numerous user interface improvements, minor enhancements, and bugfixes are also included.

    •  24 Jul 2006 04:38

      Release Notes: The editor UI has been reworked to streamline file creation and modification. Templates can now be shared using an import/export feature. An account registration app was added. The Form Builder UI has been reworked. Support for Flash video and WMV files was added. Numerous bugs were also fixed.

      •  18 May 2006 21:58

        Release Notes: This release focuses on optimization and meeting Web standards. The installation has been improved, with LDAP database configuration now automated. Several minor bugfixes are included.

        •  14 Mar 2006 19:29

          Release Notes: Improved session management, with a "remember me" feature. UI improvements, such as a site navigator panel and block clipboard. Support for multiple rows, each with its own alignment, width, and set of columns. Page templates make it much easier to create standard headers and footers and custom navigation panels, and to update the look of an entire site at once. A new, improved CSS-based style editor. A new, improved file manager. File-level permission control.

          •  19 Sep 2005 23:07

            Release Notes: This release introduces major developments including a revamped file manager, file permissions, page templates, and a CSS-based style editor, as well as significant improvements to the user interface and API. As a beta, this release is not yet recommended for production systems.


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