Refinery is a Ruby on Rails content management system for small business sites where the client needs to be able to update their Web site themselves without being bombarded with anything too complicated. It is truly aimed at the end user, making it easy for them to pick up and make changes themselves.
Elefant is a full-featured, but refreshingly simple CMS and PHP Web framework. It features an intuitive, streamlined admin interface, a tightly integrated WYSIWYG editor, dynamically embeddable content objects for building dynamic Web sites without touching code, and an extremely fast, secure, and flexible framework for add-ons and themes. The core CMS includes page editing, a blogging engine, site navigation, file and user management, automatic version control, a tool for translators and multilingual site management, and an in-browser theme/layout editor. It is also extensively documented and has a small but friendly and active developer community.
ZedCMS is a simple base content management system from which more complicated systems can be developed. It is designed so a Web developer can quickly produce customised websites, and is not really for users. Users wanting to setup their own websites are better off with a different system, like Wordpress.
Wolf CMS simplifies content management by offering an elegant user interface, flexible templating per page, simple user management and permissions, and the tools necessary for file management. It is a fork of Frog CMS, which was itself a PHP migration of the Ruby-on-Rails app Radiant CMS. Wolf is now forging its own development path, although a family resemblance with these two systems can still be seen.
Jease is a Java-based CMS. Jease means "Java with Ease", so Jease promises to keep simple things simple and hard things (j)easy. It is easy to install: all you need is Java, and you are up and running in a minute. It has a user-friendly desktop-like interface with full AJAX support. It is easy to extend: develop your designs or content types with just a few lines of Java and HTML.
TomatoCMS is a powerful content management system. Its key feature is its Layout Editor and widget concepts. TomatoCMS also supports plugins/hooks, templates/skins, multiple languages, and has high performance. It supports a modular architecture with more than 10 built-in modules, such as ad, category, comment, menu, multimedia, news, poll, tag, and upload.
AlphaLemon CMS is a content management system built on top of the Symfony2 framework. It is designed to make it as easy as possibile to manage a Web site without requiring programming or a large learning curve, while giving developers a robust and flexible framework on which to build Web applications and distributable extensions.
WebsiteBaker is an easy, secure, flexible, and extensible content management system. Templates can be created within minutes and are powered by (X)HTML, CSS, and jQuery. Droplets provide a new and revolutionary way of inserting PHP code everywhere you want. Many extensions are available and can be installed and used with two clicks. A flexible API is also provided.