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Rollarcus: bootstrap-ui branch

This branch bootstrap-ui re-writes the Roller editor/admin user-interface (UI) using Bootstrap.


Work is complete and ready for review and merge to master.


You can find some screenshots of the work so far on Flickr: Roller UI with Bootstrap

A Branch of Apache Roller

Apache Roller is a Java-based, full-featured, multi-user and group-blog server suitable for blog sites large and small. Roller is typically run with Apache Tomcat and MySQL. Roller is made up of the following Maven projects:

  • roller-project: Top level project
  • app: Roller Weblogger webapp, JSP pages, Velocity templates
  • assembly-release: Used to create official distributions of Roller
  • docs: Roller documentation in ODT format
  • it-selenium: Integrated browser tests for Roller using Selenium


The Roller Install, User and Template Guides are available in ODT format (for OpenOffice or LibraOffice):

For more information

Hit the Roller Confluence wiki:

Quick start

Assuming you've got a UNIX shell, Java, Maven and Git:

Get the code:

$ git clone https://github.com/apache/roller.git

Build and test the code:

$ cd roller
$ mvn clean install

Run Roller in Jetty with Derby database:

$ cd app
$ mvn jetty:run

Browse to http://localhost:8080/roller