Django CMS for Administrators Training Course


Django CMS is an increasingly popular open source content management system. It is an add-on to the Python web framework, Django.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at sysadmins who wish to set up, deploy and manage a Python-based enterprise-grade CMS (content management system).

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure a production-grade Django CMS website.
  • Define user roles and permissions.
  • Configure database and perform maintenance operations.
  • Secure, monitor, optimize, and troubleshoot a live Django CMS system.
  • Peform administration tasks, including backup, restore and site migration.
  • Launch multisite instances of Django CMS on-premise or to a public cloud.
  • Integrate a Django CMS with third-party applications and systems.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Experience with the Linux command line
  • Familiarity with Python


  • System administrators

Course Outline


  • Django CMS vs Drupal vs WordPress

Overview of Django Web Framework

Overview of Django CMS Features and Architecture

Evaluating Hosting Options (on-premise, public cloud, etc.)

Installing and Configuring Django CMS

Navigating the Admin UI

Working with Plugins

Working with the Database

Managing Users and Roles

Securing Django CMS

Deploying Django CMS to Production

Setting up Multiple Websites

Backing up and Restoring Django CMS

Migrating Django CMS

Integrating Django CMS with 3rd Party Applications

Monitoring a Django CMS Site

Maintaining and Repairing Django CMS

Optimizing Django CMS


Summary and Conclusion

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *