The Content Management Framework for Laravel

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Sharp is not a CMS: it's a content management framework, a toolset which provides help building a CMS section in a website, with some rules in mind:

  • the public website should not have any knowledge of the CMS — the CMS is a part of the system, not the center of it. In fact, removing the CMS should not have any effect on the project.
  • The CMS should not have any expectations from the persistence layer: MySQL is cool — but it's not the perfect tool for every problem. And more important, the DB structure has nothing to do with the CMS.
  • Content administrators should work with their data and terminology, not CMS terms. I mean, if the project is about spaceships, space travels and pilots, why would the CMS talk about articles, categories and tags?
  • website developers should not have to work on the front-end development for the CMS. Yeah. Because life is complicated enough, Sharp takes care of all the responsive / CSS / JS stuff.

Create, update or delete any structured data of the project, handling validation and errors.

Display, search, sort or filter data

Execute custom commands on one instance, a selection or all instances

Using a clean and documented PHP API to create list, forms, filters, searches, commands, ...

Taking advantage of custom Vue.js-based components for uploads and image cropping, multiselects, lists, autocompletes, ... all responsive, and without having to write a single line of front code.

A Sharp instance for a demo project is online here: sharp.code16.fr/sharp/ (opens new window).

Use these accounts to login:

  • admin@example.com / secret
  • boss@example.com / secret (has a few more permissions)

Data of this demo is reset each hour.


Entity list

Entity show

Entity form