OctoberCMS

The platform that gets back to basics

October is a free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework. A simple and modular CMS that grows with you, with a precise and beautiful interface that comes as second nature.

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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.

The days of testing are over! October has reached its Stable age and can be used in production. Thanks to the community for trust and support! Read the announcement

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

  • Simplistic

    Simplistic

    October CMS has just enough features to make you happy. It isn't bloated with features you don't need.

  • Modern

    Modern

    October uses all the newest features of the PHP language and is based on the Laravel framework.

  • Made for people

    Made for people

    The platform is made for real people who need to solve real problems quickly and elegantly.

  • Universal

    Universal

    You can perform different tasks with October - from simple websites to complex web applications.

  • Extendable

    Extendable

    You can extend October with plugins. Plugins integrate seamlessly with the platform.

  • Fun to use

    Fun to use

    Using Inspector, the universal Dashboard, the CMS area, flexible forms - everything will make you smile.

  • Reliable

    Reliable

    The October core is reliable and won't break your application or website theme after a software update.

  • For any team

    For any team

    Working with October compliments your usual workflow, easily manage changes and deploy updates with Git or SVN.

  • Easy to learn

    Easy to learn

    Using October doesn't have a steep learning curve and grows with you. It is intuitive and self-explanatory.

  • Saves time

    Saves time

    October is a productivity platform, it saves your most valuable resource with helpful tools and a vast collection of plugins.

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  • Plugins

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  • Themes

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