Version 3 end of life
This version of Silverstripe CMS will not recieve any additional bug fixes or documentation updates. Go to documentation for the most recent stable version.

SilverStripe CMS user help guide

This site is a user-focused reference targeted at editors and administrators who create and manage content on SilverStripe CMS websites. This guide applies to version 3.x of the CMS (all releases in the SilverStripe 3 release line).

This user help also covers a number of modules which may or may not be installed for your site. Refer to the intro for each chapter to find out the prerequisites for using a feature.

If you are a developer, we encourage you to join the development community as the first port of call for help, and visit our developer documentation.

Customers of SilverStripe Ltd., the company behind the CMS, should visit

Managing your website

Introducing the SilverStripe CMS administration interface.
Logging In
Logging into a SilverStripe CMS website to start editing content.
Changing & managing users
Managing users access in the CMS administration interface.
Roles & permissions
Managing CMS access and permissions using groups and roles.
Changing your CMS Password
You can change the password you use to log in to your SilverStripe CMS account.
SilverStripe CMS version
How to find out the version of SilverStripe CMS you are using.

Creating pages and content

Web content best practices
Useful tips to improve your content management.
Web browser differences
Guidance on the best web browsers to use when editing content in SilverStripe CMS.
Create and group new content together to be released all at once.

Optional features