Low Code Framework for Real World Applications

Open source, metadata driven, full stack framework in Python and Javascript. Comes with Admin UI, Roles and Permissions and much more.

Batteries are included

Frappe ships with essential modules that are required to build any serious business application

Metadata First

Everything in Frappe is a DocType. DocTypes can be defined easily without code used everywhere.

Admin User Interface

Frappe comes with a rich single page application (SPA) with built in forms, list, search and navigation.

Roles and Permissions

You define user roles and permissions that are applied out of the box on all interactions.


With a modular architecture, you can create your own apps that can be extended by other apps.

REST API + Webhooks

Frappe is integration friendly and comes with REST API and Webhooks on all models based on authentication.

Job Scheduler

You can configure background workers and run periodic tasks powered by Python RQ.


Frappe comes with first class socket.io support based on NodeJS and using Redis pub-sub.

Email Setup

Send, receive, view and manage emails easily using SMTP and IMAP based email accounts.


Database driven multi-tenant architecture easily lets you host multiple sites on a single server.

Features At A Glance

Features that make you productive in no time

Bench CLI

Bench is the CLI tool to manage Frappe apps and sites. It is the integrated development environment that scaffolds new apps, auto-reload files in development, and also runs your tests!

Bench Commands
Frappe Framework (ERPNext) has played a key role in Zerodha's journey to becoming the #1 stock broker in India
Kailash Nadh - CTO, Zerodha

Ready to Get Started?

If you're ready to dive in, installation via Bench is the fastest way to get started. You can also go through the docs to get
an overview of the framework.