Improvements to Concrete5

5.2.0 Released

Nementew Features & Additions in 5.2.0:

  • Customizable themes. Designers/coders can edit the stylesheet to include editable styles, which site owners can then modify with easy tools.
  • Integration with the concrete5 marketplace, hosted at Browse addons and themes directly in your c5 installation, and even preview how your content will look in these themes. (Note: this can be disabled.)
  • Much improved performance: c5 now includes a caching engine that dramatically reduces the number of database queries made and, consequently, the amount of processing power and time required to render a c5 page.

Free Addons:

  • Paypal Donations
  • Database Backup
  • Galleria Image Gallery
  • Download Folder
  • Spacer
  • Highlighted Code Block
  • Iframe
  • Google Gadget
  • Google Map
  • Add This
  • Markdown
  • Music
  • Login
  • Flickr
  • Vimeo
  • Zoom Image

Many more Premium addons which extend this cms.   Concrete5 is definitely moving forward with development.  Concrete5 appears to be headed down a more monetized path than other “Open Source” Software like WordPress with many of the addons charging fees to download and install.  However, for most basic websites this software can still be utilized in it’s “free” form.

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