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People's Choice Winner for Best Free CMS is...

By Mike Johnston November 12, 2012 Articles and Editorials  Comments

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This year's winner of the People's Choice Award for Best Free CMS goes to the ever popular open source CMS, Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware!

Congratulations to Marc Laporte and the rest of the team for their awesome work. It was a hard fought battle with Xoops for first place but Tiki took over in the end and won this year with the most votes.

Tiki is a powerful all-in-one web-based application, offering collaboration, publishing, commerce, social networking, CRM and office productivity tools.

Tiki is the ideal tool for you to build and maintain your Website / Wiki / Groupware / CMS / Forum / Blog / Bug Tracker / Online Office Suite or any other project you can imagine running in your browser window.

Tiki is free, both Free Software (as in "Free Speech") and Free of Charge (as in "Free Beer"), and for everyone! It has all the features you need "out-of-the-box":

  • Wikis (like Wikipedia)
  • Forums (like phpBB)
  • Blogs (like WordPress)
  • Articles (like Yahoo News)
  • Image Gallery (like Flickr)
  • Map Server (like Google Maps)
  • Link Directory (like DMOZ)
  • Multilingual (like Babel Fish)
  • Bug Tracker (like Bugzilla)
  • RSS Feeds (like Digg)
  • Payments (via PayPal)
  • Spreadsheet, Slideshow, Drawings, etc.
  • Free Open Source software (LGPL)

And much more... Check out this Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware today

Our runner up for this year was Xoops, which fought a hard battle and did a commendable job of making Tiki work for their win.

This isn't the end of the awards, however, as the Critic's Choice portion of the awards which will be selected by CMS Critic will be announced soon.

  1. Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

  2. XOOPS
  3. Symphony CMS
  4. ocPortal
  5. Impress CMS

Thanks to all for really driving hard for the votes and don't forget to stay tuned to our site to find out which of our five shortlisted competitors below takes the Critic's Choice Award, to be announced soon.

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Mike Johnston

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I am the guy behind CMS Critic. I started it back in 2006 and we've been going strong ever since. When not traveling to conferences, I am based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where I live with my beautiful wife and kids. Join my wife and I as we work, travel & teach you how to create your own online success story on Two Pros and their Blogs.

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