Orchard Core is an open-source modular and multi-tenant application framework built with ASP.NET Core, and a content management system (CMS) built on top of that framework.

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1.8.2 - This version is safe to use because it has no known security vulnerabilities at this time. Find out if your coding project uses this component and get notified of any reported security vulnerabilities with Meterian-X Open Source Security Platform


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Orchard Core

Orchard Core consists of two distinct projects:

  • Orchard Core Framework: An application framework for building modular, multi-tenant applications on ASP.NET Core.
  • Orchard Core CMS: A Web Content Management System (CMS) built on top of the Orchard Core Framework.

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Build Status

Stable (release/1.8.2):

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Nightly (main):

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The software is production-ready, and capable of serving large mission-critical applications as well, and we're not aware of any fundamental bugs or missing features we deem crucial. Orchard Core continues to evolve, with each version bringing new improvements, and keeping up with the cutting-edge of .NET.

Check out the Reference of Built-in Modules to see what kind of features Orchard Core provides built-in.

See the issue milestones for information on what we have planned for the next releases and what are the priorities.

Getting Started and Documentation

The documentation can be accessed under https://docs.orchardcore.net/. See the getting started docs on how to start using Orchard Core.

You can also run Orchard Core from Docker:

docker run --name orchardcms -p 8080:80 orchardproject/orchardcore-cms-linux:latest

Docker images and parameters can be found at https://hub.docker.com/u/orchardproject/. See our Docker documentation for more details, especially if you're new to Docker.

Help and Support

Do you need some help with Orchard Core? Don't worry, there are ways to get help from the community:

  • Did you find a bug or have a feature request? Open an issue in the issue tracker.
  • Do you have a question about how to do something with Orchard Core, or would like a second opinion on your code? Open a discussion.


It's great that you're thinking about contributing to Orchard Core! You'd join our wonderful community of contributors.

First, clone the repository using the command git clone https://github.com/OrchardCMS/OrchardCore.git and checkout the main branch. Then, you have multiple options, see below. And when you're ready, head over to our contribution guide.

Command Line

  1. Install the latest version of the .NET SDK from this page: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download.
  2. Navigate to ./OrchardCore/src/OrchardCore.Cms.Web.
  3. Run dotnet run.
  4. Open the http://localhost:5000 URL in your browser.

Visual Studio

  1. Download Visual Studio 2022 (v17.8+) from https://www.visualstudio.com/downloads.
  2. Launch the solution by clicking on OrchardCore.sln. Give Visual Studio time to restore all missing Nuget packages.
  3. Ensure OrchardCore.Cms.Web is set as the startup project. Then run the app.

Code of Conduct

See our Code of Conduct.

.NET Foundation

This project is supported by the .NET Foundation.