If you’re a Web Designer then you don’t need me to tell you how competitive it is out there.

That applies to you and to your clients.

Whenever you look there seems to be more and more competition.

So as a trusted adviser to your clients, they look to you to help them navigate a safe course for their business.

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a predictable formula which was mutually beneficial to both you and your clients?

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.

We are proud to announce that the new version 7 beginner and developer online training classes on went live today.

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.

I’m proud to announce Jess has got Version 7 Level I - Editor certification out the door and live! Woot woot!

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.

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On Feb 2, 2016, Japan’s hosting giant, Sakura Internet started offering quick install of concrete5 CMS.

Sakura Internet may be like the combination of Dreamhost and MediaTemple. They are the pioneer to introduce inexpensive shared hosting, affordable VPS, cloud, and IoT hosting to the Japanese market.

Missed out on last week's webinar? Watch and set yourself up for a successful 2016. Grab a seat, a cup of coffee, and catch up on the latest.

Hello C5ers!

Ill be attending and Keynoting the [SunshinePHP]( Conference this week. The SunshinePHP Developer Conference is hosted by the South Florida PHP community [(SoFloPHP)]( in Miami, Florida from February 4th - 6th, 2016.

We are proud to announce that concrete5 was named the Best CMS for Designers at the 2015 Peoples Choice CMS Awards at We sincerely thank all of you who nominated and voted. It is tremendously rewarding to have such a wonderful and supportive community.