The open edX platform, covers your needs for hosting and operating online courses, but there is also the need of a web content management tool to promote your initiative and cover your specific marketing requirements.
In this scenario, you can use open edX in combination with a CMS such as wordpress, drupal, or any other. This article will provide some key insights into how to make it work seamlessly.
Ever since edX announced the plan to develop a new ecommerce service to replace the original shopping cart that came in cypress and earlier named
Are you stranded with an outdated open edX installation? We know that upgrading your production open edX instance to a newer named release can be a huge challenge. And preserving all your data and functionality, while minimizing any downtime of your site makes it even more difficult.
The Dogwood named release, being the 4th release of the open edX platform by edX, is planned to be out there before the end of 2015. One of the main engineering challenges for this release will be migration of the Django framework from 1.4 to Django 1.8.
In order to make it easier for people in the Open edX community to collaborate and share knowledge over the Open edX codebase, edX has created a strategy of named releases, that will provide stable points for the Open edX initiative around the world to start working from. The first one of such named releases is called Aspen.