Project status: MeshCMS 3.6 has been released on May 26, 2011. Version 3 will be updated in case of bugs or security holes, but no new features will be added. Version 4 development has stalled: I'm adding new features based on my own needs, but I need to find a good amount of time (or someone willing to help) to convert current code into a solid release before making it public. All the pages in this website describe the latest release, i.e. 3.6.

MeshCMS is an online editing system written in Java. It provides a set of features usually included in a CMS, but it uses a more traditional approach: pages are stored in regular HTML files and all additional features are file-based, without needing a database.

MeshCMS has been thought as a quick tool to edit pages online, manage files and create some common components like menus, breadcrumbs, mail forms, image galleries and so on. It requires few resources: the default 64MB heap is enough to host a dozen of sites.

Main features are: