SilverStripe CMS User help guide

Guidance for SilverStripe CMS content editors and website administrators.

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 4.x of the CMS (all releases in the SilverStripe 4 release line).

This User help guide 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.

We've moved the forum! We encourage you to use for any new questions. You can also use the community Slack channel or StackOverflow to ask for help.

Check out our community overview for more options to contribute and visit our developer documentation.

For customers of SilverStripe Ltd., the company behind the CMS, visit

Sections of User help are still a work in progress. If you would like to help contribute to the SilverStripe User help guide you can edit the pages on GitHub or create an issue.

Managing your website

Pages and content

  • Pages

    Managing content structure, page history and batch publishing.

  • Creating and editing content

    This section provides guidance on how to create changes to the content of a page and publish those changes to the live website.

  • 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.

  • Campaigns

    Create and group new content together to be released all at once.

Optional features

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