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People’s Choice CMS Awards – The Results So Far

We've had a massive response to the People's Choice awards and the voting has been going crazy since we released the nominee list. Today, I thought I'd help spur on the activity by sharing the results so far.

Here is the percentage of votes being cast for each product:

Best Cloud CMS for SMB

  1. LightCMS – 47%
  2. Surreal CMS  – 29%
  3. Acquia Cloud  – 24%

Best Cloud CMS for Enterprise

  1. Acquia Cloud  – 48%
  2. Clickability   – 30%
  3. CrownPeak  – 22%

Best CMS for Corporate Intranets

  1. Liferay  – 49%
  2. Entando  –  30%
  3. ocPortal  –  21%

Best eCommerce Solution for SMB

  1. Shopify  – 48%
  2. Prestashop  – 35%
  3. ASPx Commerce  – 17%

Best eCommerce Solution for Enterprise

  1. Shopify  – 40%
  2. Prestashop  – 34%
  3. BigCommerce  – 25%

Best Free Forum Solution

  1. Vanilla Forums  – 41%
  2. MyBB  – 31%
  3. NodeBB  – 28%

Best Commercial Forum Solution

  1. Vanilla Forums  – 41%
  2. Ninja Post  – 36%
  3. IP.Board  – 24%

Best Enterprise PHP CMS

  1. Drupal  – 54%
  2. Typo 3  – 24%
  3. eZ Publish  – 21%

Best Enterprise Java CMS

  1. Hippo  – 55%
  2. Adobe AEM  – 29%
  3. Jahia  – 16%

Best Enterprise .NET CMS

  1. Sitecore  – 43%
  2. Kentico  – 31%
  3. Sitefinity  – 26%

Best Enterprise CMS (Other Langs)

  1. Plone  – 43%
  2. Mura CMS  – 40%
  3. Paperthin Commonspot  – 18%

Best Free PHP CMS

  1. Joomla  – 64%
  2. Concrete5  – 22%
  3. ProcessWire  – 15%

Best Free Java CMS

  1. Magnolia  – 44%
  2. dotCMS  – 28%
  3. Liferay  – 28%

Best Free .NET CMS

  1. Umbraco  – 47%
  2. Sageframe  – 30%
  3. DNN Platform  – 23%

Best Free CMS (Other Langs)

  1. Plone  – 51%
  2. Mura CMS  – 49%

Best Open Source PHP CMS

  1. Joomla!  – 65%
  2. MODx  – 18%
  3. eZ Publish  – 17%

Best Open Source Java CMS

  1. Magnolia  – 40%
  2. Liferay  – 36%
  3. dotCMS  – 23%

Best Open Source .NET CMS

  1. Umbraco  – 50%
  2. Sageframe  – 30%
  3. DNN Platform  – 20%

Best Open Source CMS (Other Langs)

  1. Plone   – 51%
  2. Mura CMS   – 49%

Best Small to Midsize Business PHP CMS

  1. CMS Made Simple  – 46%
  2. Craft CMS  – 28%
  3. ImpressPages  – 27%

Best Small to Midsize Business Java CMS

  1. Liferay  – 67%
  2. Percussion CM1  – 33%

Best Small to Midsize Business .NET CMS

  1. Orchard  – 42%
  2. Envisage CMS  – 33%
  3. DNN Evoq Content  – 25%

Best Small to Midsize Business CMS (Other Langs)

Best Website Builder

  1. Wix  – 38%
  2. Squarespace  – 36%
  3. Weebly  – 26%

There are some tight races going on for sure and some clear favorites as well. Of course, any of this can change and quickly so make sure you get your say heard and head on over to the voting form to get your votes cast.

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Mike Johnston

Mike is the founder and editor of CMS Critic. He consults with vendors and the public to help them find the right products for their websites and businesses. When he's not working here, he's off mixing cocktails for his wife's website, The Kitchen Magpie. You can check out some of his great cocktail shots over on Instagram.

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