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Getting Started

This section lets you get started quickly on using CrafterCMS.

Run CrafterCMS

Run CrafterCMS in Docker

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 admin.

Run CrafterCMS on AWS

You can use a prebuilt AMI from the AWS marketplace.

Run CrafterCMS SaaS in the Cloud

You can sign up for Crafter Cloud.

For more ways to install, please see the article Installation.

Start Crafting Your Experiences

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.