Convivial for GovCMS is an advanced starting point for GovCMS sites. View the site with Australian Government Design System or Bootstrap 5.

Convivial for GovCMS

Convivial for GovCMS

Convivial for GovCMS is an personalisation ready, editor friendly, flexible Drupal 9 distribution, based on GovCMS 2 SaaS (Drupal 9) with themes for the Australian Government Design System and Bootstrap 5.

What do you want to achieve?

Winter frost

Convivial for GovCMS is the perfect platform for those looking to upgrade their current GovCMS 7 installation.
Spring butterflies

Convivial for GovCMS contains a full implementation of the the worlds most popular theme framework, Bootstrap 5.
Summer beach

Convivial for GovCMS comes with lightweight personalision features which allows content to be customised for anonymous users based on their intent.

Best practice features

Convivial contains many best practice features which are very useful on typical GovCMS sites. The following demo pages illustrate what it is capable of. Everything you see on the pages below has been achieved by an editor working in the node edit screen. No themers or developers were required to build this site.


Components are reusable widgets which allow editors to build flexible pages which contain a variety of rich content and functionality. Convivial ships with a standard set of components which have been designed to suit may of the common requirements of Government sites.
View modes

View modes define how content is displayed in its various forms. Convivial ships with a wide range of view modes which give editors easy control how they wish to display content. This is particularly helpful for building out landing pages which need to highght content and link off to other parts of the site.

Modifiers allow editors to change the presentation of content by altering the background, colours and other aspects of the content. No custom theming is required for these effects as they are all editor configurable.
Various devices

Responsive images are images which are able to adapt to the device they are being shown in. They will change in size depending on the width and resolution of the device. Convivial ships with a wide range of different images and captions which are able to perform well in a variety of situations and devices.

Test content

Review some of our test content pages to see how the various content types appear and can work.

Test section

Test section summary.
Tree at the beach

Test page

Test page summary.

Test topic

Test topic summary.
Arch bridge

Test article

Test article with general content relevant to all audiences.

Test event

Test event with general content relevant to all audiences.

Test person

Test person summary.
Test person image