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October CMS

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Description
October CMS is a free and open source content management system (CMS) that is self hosted. Written in PHP and using the Laravel application framework, October CMS allows web developers to create dynam...ic web sites. It currently has support for database backends such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite, as well as support for flat files on the frontend. Read moreless
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October CMS Reviews

We have 1 review for October CMS. The average overall ratings is 4.0 / 5 stars.

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My Opinion on October CMS
written by grex on 2018-03-07 08:05:01
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Overall Opinion: October CMS is a package similar to WordPress, in that it lets web developers create self-hosted websites. Like WordPress, developers can use plugins and themes as building blocks. While it is simple to use for those who have experience in building web sites, it is not for everyone. Specifically, it is not for end-users to create their own websites. Among its many powerful features is its interoperability with leading version control systems. It further has a components system that greatly improves the ease of creating pages. Other features include an easy to build administrative interface, a flat file website structure, a useful Ajax library built right into the software, and a file manager with support for CDNs and image manipulation. While October CMS is completely free to use, it is self-hosted, which means that it requires a hosting service to install the software on, and this service must be managed. Also, keep in mind that October CMS does not have the user base of WordPress, and all the community support it provides. Still, for those developing state-of-the-art websites, there is little reason not to consider using October CMS.

Pros: Completely free to use, without any after costs Very easy to use for experienced web developers The software can be easily extended through plugins and themes

Cons: Not for end-users to create their own websites Requires a hosting service, and the host must then be managed Does not have the user base of WordPress, and all the support this provides

grex is using October CMS every other week recently.

Features

  • Easy to build administrative interfaces
  • Flat file website structure
  • Built-in Ajax support
You can always update October CMS to add more features!

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October CMS Videos

Youtube Video: Experiencing October CMS

In this video, I'm leading a tour through some of the main features of October, a Laravel based CMS. Learn about what I personally liked, but also disliked about this versatile piece of advanced...

Disclaimer: This video was not made by us, but we found it interesting enough to embed it here.

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This page was composed by Alternative.me and published by Alternative.me. It was created at 2018-05-01 04:39:18 and last edited by Alternative.me at 2020-03-06 07:50:21. This page has been viewed 4289 times.

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