May 3, 2016, 2:32 PM

In order for everyone to understand and follow Semantic Versioning 2.0 we are going to remove the leading 5 from our versioning. The next major version of concrete5 is going to be Version 8.0.0.

Apr 29, 2016, 4:06 PM

With the features that exist even in legacy version 6, plenty of proud site owners have built powerful private websites to help their organization communicate internally. Version 8 is right around the corner and includes a way to easily manage structured centralized content (Express). We’ve already got most of the parts, so we’re putting some love into revisiting the My Account area to enable team collaboration. As I mentioned at the start of the year, it is concrete5’s time to graduate from WCM to ECM.

Apr 22, 2016, 7:08 PM

We want you to be successful with concrete5

It is my pleasure to introduce a new training "Build a concrete5 Theme." It's focused on developing a custom themes.

Apr 11, 2016, 2:25 PM

We are proud to announce our Level II Designer Certification is here!

Apr 6, 2016, 12:37 PM

I once hired an amazing flooring contractor after told me he was “allergic to bullsh!t.”

He did a great job.

I’ve spent my career building technology solutions, which often are driven by the Marketing department. I’ve watched huge piles of money be spent on nothing but names and slogans, while tech has to scrounge to build any product at all, so my natural tendency is to be pretty wary of tag-lines and vision statement meetings.

So with my anti-spin street cred on the table, let me now tell you - I’ve got a problem and I see the light.

Apr 4, 2016, 5:08 PM

In today's world we demand things to happen fast. We expect short waits in line, fast food, tv shows instantly. Basically, it’s when you want it; and you want it now.

People like fast websites that load and deliver content quickly.

But, if not optimized properly, they can also come with significant overhead that can slow down page loading, responsiveness, and more.

In this webinar you will learn how to optimize your server for concrete5.

Mar 31, 2016, 5:01 PM

Happy World Backup Day! What do you mean you didn’t know about world backup day?

World Backup Day is a day for people to learn about the increasing role of data in our lives and the importance of regular backups.

This independent initiative to raise awareness about backups and data preservation started out — like most good things on the internet - on reddit by a couple of concerned users.

Mar 28, 2016, 12:19 PM

The upcoming release of concrete5 Version 8 will have some amazing new ways to create structured data and hook it into 3rd party services. It's always been easy to build a marketing site with concrete5, now it'll be just as easy to build an application online. Learn why we think this is the next big thing and watch a quick demo of how it works.

Mar 8, 2016, 11:00 AM

There's a lot to worry about when maintaining an open source php package, things like unit testing, version control, dependency management, code style, and licensing can be difficult to get straight and keep up to date. Luckily we have tools like composer, git, github, CI and groups like the PHP-FIG that make managing all of these things is a much simpler task than it has ever been.

Feb 22, 2016, 3:11 PM

We are very excited to announce a relaunch of top level pages on

The new look we’ve had for the last year or two felt great, but the content didn’t always deliver on the promise of the design. We had fallen into the age old trap of putting disparate content elements next to each other because “we had some space.” A muddled vision for each page’s purpose left us feeling like someone in a great suit with no idea what they’re talking about.