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.

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.

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.

Marketplace algorithm update and deleting projects

Posted in Announcements on Apr 05, 2017

We've made some improvements to the scoring algorithm used to rank plugins and themes found on the marketplace. There's also a new project management feature giving you the ability to (finally) delete your unwanted projects.

Partner Program and Plugin Promotions

Posted in Announcements on Dec 06, 2016

Recently some members of the October CMS community were invited to join our new Partner program. This program is an effort to build a strong team of service providers who work with October allowing them to list their businesses on this website. Today we are revealing the Partners page which we hope will be a valuable resource for connecting end users with developers, designers and hosting providers from all around the world.

Third October CMS anniversary

Posted in Announcements on Sep 30, 2016

Today is October's third anniversary! So many exciting things have happened since our second birthday. The biggest milestone was the Stable Release accompanied with a complete website redesign, followed by the introduction of some new Marketplace features -- Coupon codes and Extended licenses.