Free and Open source Web Builder Framework. Next generation tool for building templates without coding
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GrapesJS is a free and open source Web Builder Framework which helps building HTML templates, faster and easily, to be delivered in sites, newsletters or mobile apps. Mainly, GrapesJS was designed to be used inside a CMS to speed up the creation of dynamic templates. To better understand this concept check the image below

Generally any 'template system', that you'd find in various applications like CMS, is composed by the structure (HTML), style (CSS) and variables, which are then replaced with other templates and contents on server-side and rendered on client.

This demos show examples of what is possible to achieve: Webpage Demo - Newsletter Demo -

Table of contents


Blocks Style Manager Layer Manager
Code Viewer Asset Manager
  • Local and remote storage

  • Default built-in commands (basically for creating and managing different components)


  • CDNs
    • UNPKG (resolves to the latest version)
    • CDNJS (replace X.X.X with the current version)
  • NPM
    • npm i grapesjs
  • GIT
    • git clone

For the development purpose you should follow instructions below.


<link rel="stylesheet" href="path/to/grapes.min.css">
<script src="path/to/grapes.min.js"></script>

<div id="gjs"></div>

<script type="text/javascript">
  var editor = grapesjs.init({
      container : '#gjs',
      components: '<div class="txt-red">Hello world!</div>',
      style: '.txt-red{color: red}',

For a more practical example I'd suggest looking up the code inside this demo:


Clone the repository and install all the necessary dependencies (yarn is highly recommended)

$ git clone
$ cd grapesjs
$ yarn

Start the dev server

$ yarn start

Once the development server is started you should be able to reach the demo page (eg. http://localhost:8080)


Check the getting started guide here: Documentation


API References could be found here: API-Reference


$ yarn test




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