A release candidate for the next major version of concrete5 is now available! Release Candidate 2 can be downloaded from the Downloads page. As always, make sure to backup your database and files prior to upgrading!This release upgrades the security of user passwords to an even greater level of encryption so the database backup is doubly important. This it not yet a stable release, but with your testing we can release it to everyone very soon.

Portland has thawed and we're 99% certain that there will be no new winter storm to impede our live web show-- fingers crossed! Join us live on YouTube at 10:00am Pacific and we'll check in the community, talk about the new5.6.3 release candidate, and everything else!

Alert! Due to the snow storm, we're sad to announce that today's Totally Random has been cancelled. However, we did manage to record our "Great Choice" segment featuring cool new marketplace themes & add-ons. Check it out! Stay warm and see you all next time!

Happy 2014! This week we do it all! News, community karma prizes (1:38), sticker pics (3:03), new marketplace themes & add-ons (4:26), showcase (11:00), a cool new command line interface for deploying concrete5 sites (13:00) and answer your questions (14:42).

The great Portland Winter Blast of '13 has retreated and we're ready to return with an all new episode of Totally Random this Friday, December 13th! Join us on YouTube at 10:00am Pacific to catch the live stream.We'll be checking in on the community, new Marketplace releases and more, plus answering your questions. Speaking of questions, you might want to join in on this thread in the concrete5 subreddit, which we'll take a gander at during the broadcast. Don't miss it!

The weather's a little iffy this morning and as you may know it doesn't take much to make things messy in Portland. We'll be back next Friday with a new web show. Until then, stay tuned for a new concrete5.7 preview video later this afternoon!

We're taking a couple weeks off from our live web show to get exciting work done and celebrate Thanksgiving, but we'll return live on Youtube Friday, December 6th.

Greetings! We welcome you back for another episode of Totally Random, our live web show about concrete5.As always we check out community karma winners (1:10), new themes & add-ons (3:00), new code in GitHub (8:08), showcase a cool concrete5 site (12:20), check in with the concrete5 subreddit for community questions (14:37), and finally, demo new work on concrete5.7 (37:50 -- apologies for the audio quality!).

We'll return soon with an all new live show. In the meantime, catch up with last week's show and many other great concrete5 videos on our YouTube channel.