|Exhibit enables web site authors to create dynamic exhibits of their collections without resorting to complex database and server-side technologies. The collections can be searched and browsed using faceted browsing. Assorted views are provided including tiles, maps, etc.
Exhibit is open source software and is licensed under the BSD license.
Also see the Reference Documentation for Exhibit for an explanation of the settings for each View/Facet.
- Getting Started with Exhibit -- a must-read tutorial on creating your first exhibit.
- An excellent step-by-step guide on Exhibit building from the UK Ensemble Project also available from the project's website (NOTE: this PDF is very large and slow to open)
- How-To's -- how-to articles on various Simile widgets, including Exhibit
- Local Examples -- locally installed examples that demonstrate the functionality of Exhibit
How To Make An Exhibit
See the How-To Articles for more guides.
These can be copied to kickstart your exhibit
Good Tools for making Exhibits
- Text Editors
- Web Page Debuggers
This software was originally sponsored partially by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of the SIMILE project. Its original author is David François Huynh. Now it is being maintained and developed by members of this open-source community.