WordPress is a state-of-the-art, semantic, personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, Web standards, and usability. It was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architected personal publishing system. While primarily geared towards functioning as a Weblog, WordPress is also a flexible CMS capable of managing many types of Web sites. In addition to the basic blog functions, it also has an integrated link manager, categories, tags, custom taxonomies, file attachments, XFN support, support for stand-alone pages, Atom and RSS feeds for both content and comments, blogging API support (Atom Publishing Protocol, Blogger, MetaWeblog, and Movable Type APIs), spam blocking features, advanced cruft-free URL generation, a flexible theme system, and an advanced plugin API.
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.
Geeklog is the weblog software that concentrates on performance, privacy, and security. It features Web-based administration, surveys (polls), user-customizable boxes, a friendly administration GUI with a topic manager, an option to edit or delete stories, an option to delete comments, a search engine, backend/headlines generation (RSS/Atom format), calendaring, and much more.
Magnolia is a CMS which delivers smartphone simplicity on an enterprise scale. The mobile-inspired HTML5 user interface works through customisable, task-focused Apps, a notification stream called the Pulse, and a system of Favorites for quickly accessing the workspace. Magnolia allows organizations to orchestrate online services, sales, and marketing across all digital channels, maximizing the impact of every touchpoint. Magnolia’s Open Source technology, support of open standards such as CMIS and JCR, and integration with the Spring Framework enable developers to unlock backend systems and third-party applications. Magnolia is used in more than 100 countries across the world by governments and leading FORTUNE 500 enterprises.
Bricolage greatly simplifies the complex tasks of creating, managing, and publishing vast libraries of content. With advanced features such as fully-configurable workflows, customizable document types, and comprehensive Perl and PHP templating support, it has been designed from the ground up to scale to meet the demanding needs of large organizations around the world.
Werc is a minimalistic RESTful Web application framework and content management system. It follows the Unix "tool philosophy" and it is designed to be fast, simple, convenient, and easily extensible. It handles both small and big sites and has a flexible system for user and group permissions. All data is stored in plain text files that can be easily manipulated with standard tools, without using any databases or other external dependencies. Existing applications include a blogging engine with RSS/Atom feeds, a wiki system that can easily integrate pre-existing documents (can be enabled for any directory tree), and others.
Mowyw is an offline content management system, which means it is a kind of preprocessing system specifically designed for Web sites. It uses a very simple, easy to learn syntax, and is intended to be rather flexible. Headers and footers, includes (like SSI includes), and menus are implemented, with more features planned.