Announcing the People's Choice for Best Open Source CMS Nominees!

By Mike Johnston August 22, 2013 (Updated: July 28, 2016) News & Headlines

We had a huge number of participants and tons of vendors nominated in the Best Open Source CMS category (in fact, it's a most popular category in the entire awards ) and we're pleased to be able to announce this years nominees for the People's Choice Award.

Keeping in mind that the voting stage begins on September 1, 2013..

Here are the People's Choice nominees for Best Open Source CMS for 2013:


MODX is a free, open source content management system and web application framework for publishing content on the world wide web and intranets. MODX allows for full segregation of content (plain HTML), appearance and behavior (standards compliant CSS and JavaScript), and logic (PHP snippets).

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DNN Platform

DNN Plaftorm, formerly known as DotNetNuke Community Edition, is a business solution that helps bring your website to life with captivating content and engaging interactions. Users can add and edit content through a standard browser with no IT support.

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Liferay Portal is an open source enterprise portal written in Java and distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License and proprietary licenses. It is primarily used to power corporate intranets and extranets.

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Build bigger, faster, stronger, easier. ProcessWire is a free PHP5 open source CMS built to save you time and make development fun at any scale. It works the way you do.

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e107 is a Content Publishing Solution for Website Pages, Documents, Menus and Links powered by PHP and MySQL which gives you a totally dynamic and professional website "out of the box".

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Good luck to all who are nominated and be sure to check back on the 1st of September to begin voting for your favourites!

Mike Johnston

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