Marketplace updates and reorganization

Posted in Announcements on Dec 04, 2018

Since the day when our first marketplace author published the first third-party plugin, we’ve received new product review requests almost daily. As of today, there are more than 600 plugins on the marketplace, and now we can see trends and stats which help us to optimize the plugins marketplace and make it simpler for the October CMS community to find extensions they want to use in their projects. Today we are rolling out some important updates, which will improve marketplace usability and remove some unnecessary elements.

LOVATA Chooses October CMS After 7 Years with MODX

Posted in Case Studies on Nov 26, 2018

LOVATA is a top-performing software and ​web development company​ that has been distinguished by the Clutch.co research firm as Top Software and Web Developer, as well as leaders in numerous other categories, including PHP and Laravel development. Several years ago, while searching for a new platform to counter technical difficulties with MODX, they have decided to make the transition to October CMS. We asked the team to tell us about what has been hampering their development processes before the transition and explain why October CMS has become the optimal solution.

Black Friday Sale: Up to 50% Off Plugins and Themes!

Posted in Announcements on Nov 17, 2018

October CMS is celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Get a 50% discount for popular blogging and eCommerce plugins and 15% for almost any other product!

October CMS voted the Best Flat File CMS in 2018

Posted in Announcements on Nov 14, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that October CMS was voted the Best Flat File CMS in the recent CMS Critic Award contest. This was a challenging and exciting experience with voting lasting over a month.

Welcome 1Pilot -­ October CMS website management tool from inetis sàrl

Posted in Announcements on Nov 11, 2018

A few days ago, our partner inetis sàrl launched a new service called 1Pilot for managing and monitoring websites based on October CMS, Laravel and Symfony. The service provides great help with tasks that are commonly done manually. In this post we explain why the service was created and how it helps digital agencies with devoting more time to creative work rather than maintaining websites.

Meet ://radiantweb - an October CMS pioneer

Posted in Case Studies on Nov 01, 2018

Businesses, both web studios and their clients, continue to choose the October CMS platform. We recently had a chance to interview Chad Cantrell, an owner of a small U.S. digital studio called ://radiantweb. Several years ago, he and his colleague-wife choose to begin working mostly with October, and they haven’t looked back since.

Why a Switzerland Web Studio Has Transitioned from Joomla to October CMS

Posted in Case Studies on Oct 09, 2018

The Web agency, inetis sàrl from Switzerland, has been in business for 12 years. During their business history they’ve built more than 70 websites on Joomla. Two years ago, they made a crucial decision to adopt October CMS. As a result, October is now a primary platform for websites and web applications the company builds. As of today the company has built 25 websites on October and has migrated several websites from Joomla to October. We asked the team to tell us about the challenges they experienced before the transition and explain why October CMS became such a valuable tool for the company and their clients.

Community Manager & Pond is pivoting

Posted in Announcements, Philosophy on May 23, 2018

Pond is changing to a new course, October welcomes its first community manager and he shows us a cool video showcasing the last 4 years of development.

How October Pond will simplify development and deployments

Posted in Announcements, Philosophy on Sep 26, 2017

In this post we want to reveal some details about October Pond, which we are building at the moment. If you haven't yet heard about Pond, it is an installation manager and deployment tool for Windows and Mac.

Mid-year update for 2017

Posted in Announcements on Jul 15, 2017

We have been pretty busy and quiet over the last several months, so we decided to write a small status update and describe what we are working on.