OpenLaunch is a Web-based content management system that integrates a broad array of services into a single, fully-featured, elegantly designed Web site. The project aims to eliminte the difficulty of integrating multiple systems into a single Web site by implementing a blog, forum, Web pages, wiki, and (coming soon) E-Commerce and support tickets. It is built around the Torpedo Framework, an open MVC framework which includes support for controllers, forms, and a large number of other very useful utilities.
PySite is not a CMS in the traditional sense. Rather, you manage the contents of a Web site via a file manager interface, which gives you access to all settings (pages, styles, plugins, etc.). Compose your pages with Jinja templates, and edit your code comfortably with syntax highlighting in the ACE editor. You may write your stylesheets in Sass and let the integrated compiler write CSS files. PySite also contains a facility to manage virtual mailboxes, in case you maintain your own SMTP and IMAP server, e.g. with Postfix and Dovecot.
Saint CMS is a combination CMS and eCommerce package built atop a rapid development framework. It is high performance, easy to use, and provides convenient tools for creating sites with custom content types. It includes a built-in blog, an image gallery, a slideshow, a file manager, a shop with downloadable product options, an event logging system, a WYSIWYG editor, and more.
Simblog aims to be one of the most easy-to-use and lightweight blogging platforms. It emphasizes user experience, workflow, and ease of use without neglecting usability and extensibility. It will take full advantage of what HTML5 and CSS3 have to offer without delving too deeply into experimental features. It is built on its own lightweight framework, which allows a high degree of extensibility and modularity for your blog. It uses Smarty as a templating engine (which also provides a caching mechanism), jQuery and Kendo UI for frontend design, and MySQL as a database.
Chyrp is a blogging engine designed to be very lightweight while retaining functionality. It has powerful theme and extension engines, so you can personalize it however you want. The code is well-documented, and it has a very strong structure that's loosely based on the MVC design pattern. Chyrp allows importation from several different blogging engines and uses a system called "feathers", which are basically templates for custom posts.
Sijio is a fast, high performance, easy to use and fully customizable PHP community script. It is equipped with all necessary professional tools and features to run a full fledged community site. Features include blogs, events, a forum, a gallery, polls, page management, user management, and RSS feeds, customizable Smarty powered templates, WYSIWYG editing of any content, easy picture upload, an unlimited number of attachments, and more. It is completely SEO friendly.
z3ext is a CMS framework that builds on top of Zope3. It supports a number of modules out of the box, like eg. a blog. It supports OpenID, caching, jQuery, and a host of other features. It has blogs and forums, content management, site administration including menu tabs and portlet management, intelligent content spaces that contain workspaces (much like Clearspace from Jive Software), project management with milestones and tasks, member and group management, and customizable member profiles. Standard content types include: files, images, documents, news, events, audio, video, and photos. Also included are banner management (top of page, bottom of page, and area below header) with rotating banner content, email notifications, RSS, and a desktop client (Adobe Air Touch).