Refinery CMS

Ruby on Rails CMS that supports Rails 3.2 and 4.1

Refinery CMS version 2.1.4 released

Refinery CMS version 2.1.4 has been released.  For a full list of changes, please refer to the changelog.

As a brief update, we're working very hard on the release of version 3.0.0 which will include many new features, including official Rails 4.1 support and making several core extensions optional.  This includes the visual editor, the authentication and the dashboard.  For a full reference, please again refer to the changelog which will be updated up until the final release...


Refinery CMS 2.1.0 released

After more than a year and 1227 commits from 45 contributors around the globe we are very excited to announce that Refinery CMS 2.1.0 has been released.

Many things have changed since 2.0.x so to get a full list of changes take a look at What's new, changed and removed guide or read changelog which has GitHub ticket # assigned for each entry in case you want to dive deeper.

One important change I want to mention here is that we removed support for Ruby 1.8.x so if you're still...


[SECURITY] Vulnerability in Dragonfly 0.9.12 (Affected Refinery Versions: > 0.9.7)

A vulnerability allowing the possibility of remote code execution has been discovered in Dragonfly, Refinery's image and file processor.

You can read about the details here: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/dragonfly-users/3c3WIU3VQTo

We strongly urge all Refinery users to update their sites as soon as possible. Steps to mitigate the problem are as follows:

  1. Run `bundle update dragonfly`.
  2. Ensure that your application is now running Dragonfly v. 0.9.14, and that everything...

Refinery CMS 2.0.4 Released

We have just released version 2.0.4 of Refinery CMS. This release builds on our previous releases and adds many improvements and bug fixes.
Importantly, we have fixed a security issue which means if you are running any previous builds in the 2.0.x release that you should upgrade to 2.0.4 as soon as possible.

Get it now.


Railsconf 2012 Meetup: Monday 24th April, 2 - 3pm

If you're at Railsconf 2012 in Austin, we should get together! 

Tom Brooke has booked us a slot at BohConf on Monday from 2 to 3pm in room 406/408. If you can show up, awesome! If not, feel free to say hi to Rob Yurkowski in the halls — he's the rather tall guy with a white cap. 

 Hope to see you tomorrow!


refinery_core_team << 'Rob Yurkowski'

The Refinery core team is immensely proud to announce the addition of Rob Yurkowski!

Rob has been working really hard behind the scenes since before the release of version 2.0.0 and he was instrumental on getting it out on time. He's kept our whole team focused on the next version, has collated our feature requests and issues, has been working on updating our documentation, and has also been performing a lot of support on the mailing list. In short, we love him!

Rob is a developer with Dynamo...


Refinery CMS 3.0.0 Released

The Refinery CMS Core team is proud to announce the release of the next major version of Refinery — Refinery CMS 3. It's the most amazing, most technically advanced Refinery CMS ever released and we think you'll just love it.

Refinery 3 comes hot on the heels of Refinery 2, and reflects some of the big technological leaps forward that have occurred in the past four weeks:

  • Refinery 3 lets you change the back-end mount path (no more /refinery! Yay!)
  • Refinery 3 no longer has English as its...

Refinery CMS 2.0.0 released

The Refinery CMS Core Team is proud to announce the release of version 2.0. You can get it over at the download page.

Refinery 2.0 makes a number of very important updates to the project. Chief amongst these, Refinery now supports Rails 3.2 and the asset pipeline, and is now mountable as a Rails engine. You can see a list of the most notable changes in the change log.

Refinery's Journey

It's been just under three years since David Jones changed Refinery CMS from being a closed source project...



Installing RefineryCMS with Rails 3.1.3 by Tony Semana

There has been a significant amount of development toward version 2.0.0 of Refinery CMS and it's shaping up to be a really great version but until then it may not seem straightforward to actually use this version.  Tony Semana has written a walkthrough titled "Installing RefineryCMS with Rails 3.1.3" which described the process of setting up a new website with the upcoming 2.0.0 version of Refinery CMS. Thanks, Tony!

We love it when people use Refinery CMS as it is being developed but...