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July 17, 2015
Kevin Call | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Implementation Issues

  • Various little details that needed to be addressed
  • Ability to pick and choose feature posts and events for the homepage
  • Ability to work with Google Calendars.
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June 06, 2014
Nathanael Girard | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Implementation Issues

  • Needed to set up the MySQL database manually. It was very easy though with the control panel and PHPMyAdmin.
  • We needed to create our own custom template. I'm the designer though and I've done it before so that sped things up. We purchased the Twitter Bootstrap theme which is very extensive and very thorough to build ours off of. That way we inherited all of their button styles and other components for free that we are familiar using with our product line already.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Role-based user permissions (33)
9.2
API (26)
8.4
Internationalization / multi-language (25)
8.2
WYSIWYG editor (37)
8.7
Code quality / cleanliness (32)
9.0
Admin section (35)
9.0
Page templates (35)
8.8
Library of website themes (33)
7.8
Mobile optimization / responsive design (34)
9.0
Publishing workflow (32)
9.3
Form generator (34)
9.2
Content taxonomy (35)
8.0
SEO support (34)
9.0
Bulk management (34)
8.2
Availability / breadth of extensions (34)
8.5
Community / comment management (34)
9.0

What is Concrete5?

concrete5 is a free and open source PHP built content management system for content on the web and also for intranets. Its emphasis is on management and editing with minimal technical skills and with an embedded editor allows most editing to be done directly from a page, rather than through an entirely separate interface or editor. It features integrated server caching, supports OpenID, version control, and SEO. As with most open source content management systems, its content management functionality can be augmented with many possible addons or via the developer API.

Online magazines and newspapers are the ideal target of concrete5's capabilities though many other sites can be made and managed as well. concrete5 is touted as being both developer and DIY friendly. Marketplace content to extend features are both free and not free, so cost of implementation will vary.

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What is Concrete5?

Concrete5 is a free and open source, PHP built content management system for content on the web and also for intranets. It is optimized to support the creation of online magazines and newspapers.

What is Concrete5's best feature?

Reviewers rate Publishing workflow highest, with a score of 9.3.

Who uses Concrete5?

The most common users of Concrete5 are Small Businesses from the Internet industry.