View the Project on GitHub WhatCD/Gazelle


Gazelle is a web framework geared towards private torrent trackers. Although naturally focusing on music, it can be modified for most needs. Gazelle is written in PHP, JS, and MySQL.


This guide will walk you through setting up Gazelle on a machine running Gentoo Linux. Although installing Gazelle is relatively straight forward, we recommend a working knowledge of PHP if you plan to modify the source code.


You may have noticed that commits in the repository do not have have descriptive messages. If you are looking for a changelog of Gazelle it can be viewed here. The changelog is generated daily and includes new additions or modifications to Gazelle's source.

Coding Standards

Gazelle's code adheres to a set of coding standards that can be found here. If you plan on sending pull requests these standards must be followed.


If you find a bug, please report it to a What.CD developer in #gazelle on The same channel can be used for asking questions and chatting about the codebase.