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People's Choice Winner for Best Open Source CMS is...

By Mike Johnston November 13, 2012 Articles and Editorials  Comments

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This year’s winner of the People’s Choice Award for Best Open Source CMS goes to the ever popular Concrete5!

Congratulations to everyone at Concrete5 for their awesome work. It was a hard fought battle with CMS Made Simple for first place but Concrete5 took over in the end and won this year with the most votes.

Concrete5 makes running a website easy.

Go to any page in your site, and a editing toolbar gives you all the controls you need to update your website. No intimidating manuals, no complicated administration interfaces - just point and click.

What can you build with concrete5?

  • Online magazines and newspapers.
  • eCommerce sites.
  • Extranets and Intranets.
  • Government web sites.
  • Small business web sites.
  • Non-profit and organization web sites.
  • Community-based portals.
  • Church, club and team web sites.
  • Personal or family homepages.
  • Marketing focused sites for a corporation.
  • Any school, college or university web site.
  • Many online communities.
  • Anything else you can dream up!

Check out Concrete5 on their website to learn more about this great CMS.

Our runner up for this year was CMS Made Simple, which fought a hard battle and did a commendable job of making Concrete5 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. Concrete5
  2. CMS Made Simple
  3. Liferay
  4. ProcessWire
  5. Textpattern

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.