Ametys is a free and open source content management system (CMS) written in Java . It is based on JSR-170 for content storage, [1] Open Social [2] for gadget rendering and a XML oriented framework. It is designed to run large corporate websites, blogs, intranets and extranets on the same server.

As of May 2012 , Ametys claims to run more than 30,000 websites. Citation needed ]

Ametys is Java based [3] and runs on Any computing platform able of running the Java Runtime Environment and an application server .


Ametys is a professional open-source CMS ( content management system ) written in Java.

Ametys Was created in 2003 by Web and Java experts and passionated Was Then ported to the level of a professional open source CMS by Anyware Services (headquarters in France ) in 2009.

Since 2005 and deployments of Ametys in higher education, specific components for uPortal and Jasig projects were developed. Citation needed ] Ametys evolved through the collaboration of the community of developers, users and integrators.

The downloadable version includes user authentication via LDAP and CAS , and a WYSIWYG editor administration.

Ametys 3.4 was released in August 2012 and saw several improvements and new functionality including new plugins as UGC , glossary, FAQ, and blog management. It also included new practices of social web .


Ametys is used extensively by public corporations and public institutions. Ametys users include:

  • Industrial companies – Namely Pharmaceuticals company websites using Ametys according to Wappalyzer
  • Higher education – Ametys is deployed in more than 20 universities in France like Paris Sorbonne University
  • Public administration stakeholders – Directorate of Official Journals

The official website Ametys Provides a list of users: Ametys CMS References


Ametys comes with many features:

  • Multi-site and multilingual platform
  • Front-end editing
  • RSS feed support
  • Document library manager, Alfresco and other document library integration
  • LDAP Integration
  • Website tools: comments feed, Shareware , Twitter feed integration, OpenSocial gadgets
  • Blogs and wikis
  • Newsletter management
  • Web Form management
  • Online survey management
  • Maps

External links

  • Official website
  • Example of sites that use Ametys


  1. Jump up^ “Ask the community and JCR” . Michael Marth . 2008-01-16.
  2. Jump up^ “List of OpenSocial Containers” . Jonathan LeBlanc .
  3. Jump up^ “Ametys Project on” . Http:// . External link in( help ) |work=

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