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CMS News : Packt Publishing Announces Top Open Source CMS Winners for 2009
Posted by on 2009/12/4 9:37:25 (1544 reads)

Each year, Packt Publishing conducts a competition to determine the top open source content management system. Nominations are accepted from the general public for several weeks, then tabulated to determine the top 5 in each of several categories - Best Overall, Most Promising, Best PHP and Best Other. New this year was a Hall of Fame award for previous winners in the Best Overall category.

1st place  winners in the 2009 competition were WordPress, Drupal, ImpressCMS and Plone.

Here are the 2009 winners in each of the categories -

Overall Best Open Source CMS Award

  • WordPress
  • MODx
  • SilverStripe

Hall of Fame Award

  • Drupal
  • Joomla

Most Promising Open Source CMS

  • ImpressCMS
  • Pixie
  • Pligg

Best Open Source PHP CMS

  • Drupal
  • WordPress
  • Joomla!

Best Other Open Source CMS

  • Plone
  • dotCMS
  • mojoPortal

Individual contributors to open source projects were also recognized in the Open Source Most Valued People category.

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