Empower Your Team With an Employee Handbook

An employee handbook offers crucial guidance for your team and supports the onboarding of new talent. Typemill, a lightweight and open source CMS, enables you to effortlessly write, structure, and publish your employee handbook as both a website and a PDF book. Download the Handbook Bundle and create your comprehensive handbook in minutes.

Create content with ease! The visual block editor provides an excellent authoring experience, producing clean markdown files that you can reuse anywhere. For Markdown experts, a raw syntax editor is also available.

Demonstration of the visual and raw markdown editor of Typemill

Organize your employee handbook with pages and folders, using drag and drop for easy rearrangement. Check the status of each page with simple color codes for published, unpublished, and modified content.

Demonstration of the interactive navigation of Typemill

Activate the ➔ ebook-Plugin and produce professional publications of your employee handbook in PDF and ePUB format.

Restrict access to your website or specific pages with flexible user rights and individual access controls. Utilize different editor roles to manage and maintain your content effectively.

Demonstration of website and page restrictions with Typemill

Activate the ➔ search-plugin and add a full text search to your employee handbook.

Add a full text search with the search-plugin for Typemill

Activate the ➔ analytics-plugin to gain insights into your employees' interests. It supports Matomo, Google Analytics, and Fathom, with additional options available upon request.

Use your favourite analytics tool with the analytics plugin for Typemill

Activate the ➔ embed-plugin and integrate media from YouTube, Google Maps, SoundCloud, or Vimeo.

Demonstration of the embed plugin for Typemill

Individual Brand Design

Create a comprehensive brand design handbook without compromise. Utilize the flexible design options of the standard theme, or develop your own custom theme and PDF layout with complete freedom.

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  • Flexible layout options
  • Save layouts as readymades
  • Develop your own website-layout
  • Develop your own handbook-layout

Great Author Experience

Typemill provides a superb authoring experience with an easy and intuitive interface for administrators and authors alike. Create a content structure quickly using interactive navigation and drag & drop functionality, and write content effortlessly with either a visual markdown editor (WYSIWYG) or pure markdown syntax.

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  • Great author experience
  • Drag & Drop navigation
  • Useful editor roles
  • Flexible access rights
  • Easy admin interface

Own Your Handbook

Own your employee handbook and avoid vendor lock-in or limitations of SaaS providers. Typemill, as a self-hosted solution, generates simple Markdown files, granting you full control over your content and the flexibility to customize and scale according to your needs.

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  • Own your content (files)
  • Own your code (self-hosted)
  • Code your own plugins
  • Code your own web-themes
  • Code your own pdf-layouts

Grow With Us

The employee handbook bundle includes free and premium plugins. You can test all premium plugins under the domain "localhost" or sub-domain "typemilltest.". With a license, you get access to all plugins and services published under the license you choose. We release new plugins and features every month. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay in the loop.

Known From

The Typemill CMS has been featured by various media including HubSpot and heise.de, the leading german tech-magazine. More reviews and mentions come from noted, privacytools, and MEDevel.

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Get Inspired

Not sure how to start? Get inspired by companies that have published their employee handbooks as public websites. This transparent approach attracts new talent in a competitive market. Check out the exceptional employee handbooks from companies like Thomann, BaseCamp, or the Playbook of Remote Work from Toptal.

Employee Handbook by Thomann

More Bundles and Solutions

Typemill is a lightweight yet versatile CMS focused on specific use cases and solutions. Try out our bundles for various handbooks, documentation, knowledge bases, and more.