Radiant CMS in 5 Minutes Or Less

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Radiant is an excellent Rails-based Content Management System (CMS). It was created by John W. Long and Sean Cribbs, and has been around for a couple of years, growing steadily in popularity. With the recent addition of taps and gem manifeststs, it’s super-easy to get this lightweight CMS up and running on Heroku.

Start by installing the latest radiant gem on your local box:

 $ sudo gem install radiant 

Now use the radiant command-line tool to set up your Radiant CMS locally. We’ll use SQLite as the local database:

 $ radiant --database sqlite mycms $ cd mycms $ rake db:bootstrap 

Before we can push to Heroku, we’ll need to initialize a git repo in our project...

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