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blogging component for the CubicWeb framework

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The blog cube provides blogging functionnalities. It creates two entity types, Blog and BlogEntry. There are related to each other by the relation BlogEntry entry_of Blog.

It is a CubicWeb component. CubicWeb is a semantic web application framework, see


Auto-install from sources prefered with pip/Distribute:

pip install cubicweb-blog

If you have troubles, use easy_install/setuptools and eggs:

easy_install cubicweb-blog

You can install the package manually from the uncompressed tarball:

python install # auto-install dependencies

If you don’t want the dependancies to be installed automaticly, you can force the setup to use the standard library distutils:

NO_SETUPTOOLS=1 python install

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When a user submits a blog entry, it goes in a draft state until the blog entry is published by an application managers. The blog entry will not be visible until it reaches the published state.

When a blog entry is submitted, an email notification is automatically sent to all the users belonging to the managers group of the application.

Specific boxes provided by this cube:

  • BlogEntryArchiveBox, displays a box with the total number of blog entries submitted by month for the last twelve months.
  • BlogEntryListBox, displays a box with the latest five blog entries published in your application as well as link to subscribe to a RSS feed.
  • BlogEntrySummary, displays a box with the list of users who submitted blog entries and the total number of blog entries they submitted.

This cube also provides some web services such as:


Look in the doc/ subdirectory or read

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