New book on SilverStripe 2.4

I’ve recently had the chance to read the latest SilverStripe book: SilverStripe 2.4 – Module Extension, Themes, and Widgets: Beginner’s Guide I found this book very well written and entertaining. The author does a great job highlighting the SilverStripe way of building websites, and a good book explaining a...

MODx Web Development – Second Edition

If you liked MODx Web Development, released by Packt on March 2009, you’ll also enjoy MODx Web Development – Second Edition, published on March 2011 and now available, see MODx Web Development – Second Edition. This second edition offers a much needed update from MODx 0.9.6.1, covered in the...

WordPress

WordPress was born in 2003 as the official successor of the b2/cafelog weblog platform. From the original post of Michel Valdrighi, author of b2: “Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little are leading the new WordPress branch of b2, that is going to become the new official branch once they get...

Contao

Contao was started by Leo Feyer in 2004. Two years later the project was registered at sourceforge.net (as TYPOlight) and on March 12, 2006, version 1 was published. Contao is released under the Lesser General Public License (LGPL). Contao “has an intuitive user interface that uses Ajax and Web...

WebsiteBaker

WebsiteBaker (formerly spelled as Website Baker) is a PHP and MySQL based Content Management System originally developed by Ryan Djurovich and now maintained by the WebsiteBaker Association. WebsiteBaker started in 2004, with version 2.0.0, a full rewrite of the previous version, released in September of that same year. Primarily...

Most visited CMS site

If you are curious to know the most visited CMS web sites, a possible answer is provided by the Alexa site information, with the site traffic rank. The Alexa traffic rank, based on three months of aggregated historical traffic data, could be assumed as a measure of the CMS...

Most linked CMS site

This stat is built counting the number of the incoming links to a CMS site. This number could be assumed as a measure of the CMS popularity among the Internet publishers. A search on Yahoo! Site Explorer today gives the following results (in thousands of incoming links to the...

Powered by . . .

How many web pages are powered by our favorite blog platform or CMS? A possible answer is in the following table, that shows how many pages contain the statement “Powered by” followed by the CMS name. This number could be assumed as a measure of the CMS adoption among...

Elxis

Elxis was born in December 2005, based on a modified version of Mambo 4.5.2.3 that had back-end language support. In June 2006 the first version of Elxis was ready and in October the first public version, Elxis 2006.3, was released. Elxis CMS is being developed by the Elxis Team,...

Wolf CMS

Wolf CMS is a fork of Frog CMS. Wolf left Frog’s development path in July 2009 (see the announcement), as the development goals of the release manager, Martijn van der Kleijn, were diverging from those of the Frog founder. The first release, consisting mostly of Frog 0.9.5 rebranded into...