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Mar 4, 2019, 10:06 PM

Join us for another online town hall meeting on Tuesday (2019/03/05, 2019 March 5) at 9:30am Pacific:

Chat and questions will be in the #town-hall channel on

Feb 5, 2019, 9:28 PM

Interested in working directly with the core team of a successful open source project? We'd love to hear from you. 

Here's just a few ideas we quickly put together that might work for a summer project, but we'd be happy to review yours as well:

  • Implement new UX changes to our file manager. 
  • Build an example database application using Express and create documentation for it. 
  • Rebuild our old showcase area as a more modern stand-alone site. 
  • Build a website for your favorite charity using concrete5. 
  • Help turn the Conversations block into a fully featured forum. 
  • Flesh out all the routes in our REST API
  • Smoother, more powerful and user-friendly migration tool from 5.6 -> v7+
  • Implement an asset pipeline system, as per
  • Check out Github to see what we're working on and pitch your own idea!

Feb 3, 2019, 12:23 AM

Join us for another online town hall meeting on Tuesday (2019/02/05, 5 February 2019) at 9:30am Pacific



Jan 8, 2019, 12:05 AM

Our monthly first tuesday meeting got into a scheduling limbo with the new year. 

We're still planning on being online at 9:30AM Pacific in Google Hangouts:


Dec 31, 2018, 7:26 PM

Join us for the first concrete5 townhall meeting of 2019 on Tuesday, January 8th (8 January) at 9:30 a.m. PST.

We will be ringing in the new year on our normally scheduled meeting date, so the first Tuesday of each month, so let's meet one week later.

Dec 1, 2018, 12:23 AM

Just a quick reminder that we're doing another get together online next Tuesday the 4th at 9:30am Pacific



Nov 10, 2018, 7:28 PM

We had a great time reconnecting and chatting about concrete5 at the Town Hall last Tuesday. Here's some of the big take aways:


Oct 31, 2018, 9:33 PM

We believe that follow up is important. Cascadia PHP/concrete5con was an awesome way to connect with the community back in September, but it’s November now and we’ve mostly had our head down working on projects.

Sep 24, 2018, 9:56 PM

Version 8.4.3 of concrete5 is now available. This is a minor maintenance release that fixes some bugs found in 8.4.2. 

Download concrete5 >

8.4.3 Release Notes

Aug 26, 2018, 4:09 PM

Here’s an update about the PHP event coming up in September...