About Krang

Krang is an open-source content-management system designed to publish magazine websites. It is a Perl application which uses Apache/mod_perl and MySQL, as well as numerous CPAN modules.

Krang is a large application with many features, making a compact feature list difficult to come by. Krang provides a simple story and media editing environment for magazine editors as well as a complete template development environment for web designers. On the backend, Perl programmers can customize Krang to control the data entered in the story editor as well as the way templates are used to build output. Krang was designed with flexibility and simplicity as its highest goals.

Krang has been successfully built and tested on a number of different systems. In many cases, if your particular system isn't listed, Krang can still be compiled by using a similar platform configuration.

Krang platform configurations have been developed and tested for the following systems:

You can learn more about Krang's design and implementation by reading the documentation.