The documentation is still very much a work in progress. I am continually refining it to make it easier to navigate so please be patient. Any queries can be addressed to me at


For those who prefer their documentation in paper form, I have made a PDF version of the Paloose documentation which should be considered the definitive version.

Installing Paloose

Installation is very simple — download the latest version here and then follow these (brief) instructions.

Configuring Paloose

There is a single file in which you can control the various user configured parts of Paloose, described here.

First Site

A simple site is described here.

The Paloose Sitemap

Although the sitemap format that Paloose uses is nearly identical to Cocoon, there are some important differences described here.

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