Things to Watch for in the Next Concrete5 ReleaseNovember 16, 2012
Things that Pixo has found that you can anticipate seeing in the next Concrete5 release the beginning of next year: An enhancement of the image editing tools in Concrete5. Social tools and an enhancement of the user account interface More enhancements for enterprise level content management Updated text editor (no longer TinyMCE) We don't have an offical release date yet, but we anticipate in the first few months of the year.
Concrete5 Wins People's Choice Award for Best Content Management SystemNovember 14, 2012
Congrats goes to Concrete5 for winning the CMS Critic People's Choice Award for Best Open Source Content Management System. It looks like it was a close battle with CMS Made Simple for first place but in the end Concrete5 prevailed. Read for full article at http://www.cmscritic.com/peoples-choice-winner-for-best-open-source-cms-is/.
The Top 10 Best Concrete5 Add-onsNovember 10, 2012
The following is our picks for the best Concrete5 add-ons based on general usability, functionality and support. We've blogged about this before but there have been a number of new additions to the Concrete5 Marketplace since then and a number of add-ons have been updated. So the following is our 10 ten picks for Concrete5: Pro Blog - easy to use blogging add-on that is updated regularly. eCommerce - makes adding a shopping cart or catalog to Concrete5 simple to setup and simple to maintain Galleria Image - simple image gallery that is FREE. ProEvents - add a calendar to your website MailMonkey - Integrate your Concrete5 website with Chimp Mail Tweetcrete - easily add a Twitter feed to your website Formigo Slider - A flexible slideshow for Concrete5 Email List Sign-up - Have users sign-up for your mailing list with a double opt-in email confirmation Pixo Form Templates - customize your Concrete5 form block templates eCommerce Import - this one would be higher on our list but because it is so robust you have to have a little technical knowledge to use it. There are a number of other great add-ons available in the Marketplace. If you have questions about any add-on you are considering purchasing send us a note or mention other add-ons that you like below.