Create a Matrix site manually

These instructions will show you how to create a Matrix site from scratch using the Matrix user interface (Matrix UI). Following these instructions will enable you to create a live site with some sample content and formatting.

You will build a traditional content site rendered by the CMS, this guide does not cover headless or JavaScript based sites, e.g. a React app.

Target audience

These instructions are aimed at Developers and Site Builders with a basic knowledge of Matrix and the Matrix User Interface.