The platform that gets back to basics.

October is a free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework. It is a productivity tool for building modern websites based on flexible design patterns and solid core principals.

“Just started using @octobercms I am absolutely blown away! #Laravel

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Join the party!

Download the installer or clone the repo on GitHub. The code is the same, but setting up October with the Installer is simpler and faster.


Please be advised we are currently performing open Beta testing. Feel free to install October and help us with the testing, we should have everything running perfectly soon!

Perfect for Designers

Inspire your audience

Get full control of your HTML, CSS and JavaScript, October won't get in the way of your creativity.

Great for Developers

The next level in productivity

A framework that grows with you, bring your favourite technologies and easily create custom features.

Agencies are saying YES!

Win the hearts of clients

Build absolutely anything from simple promotional sites to high powered web applications.

Clients just "Get it"

It just makes sense

Easily manage any aspect of your site using bespoke tools that require little or no explanation.

Ten reasons to use October