This section lets you get started quickly on using CrafterCMS.
If you have Docker installed, you can get started with CrafterCMS in a few minutes. Simply run the following command:
docker run -p 8080:8080 craftercms/authoring_local:latest
Then point your browser to http://localhost:8080/studio and you will be presented with the Crafter Studio login page. The default username is
admin and the default password is
You can use a prebuilt AMI from the AWS marketplace.
You can sign up for Crafter Cloud.
For more ways to install, please see the article Installation.
CrafterCMS is an API-first CMS, and as such, it can be used as a headless CMS or a templated (traditional) CMS. The following sections will help you get started with both.
If you’re ready to jump into serious development, then proceed to learn more about CrafterCMS by reviewing the documentation based on your role or interest.