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Hamish

23 September 2009 at 9:30am Community Member, 712 Posts

I see that SilverStripe has been nominated for Best Overall Open Source CMS in this years PacktPub awards.

If you think SilverStripe is #1, vote for it here:

[url]http://www.packtpub.com/overall-open-source-cms-award-finalists[/url]

You might recall that SilverStripe was last years #1 most promising cms - well let's help see that promise fulfilled :D

It's interesting to see MODx and XOOPs up there - I've heard a lot of talk about these having a similar sort of developer experience, so it's great to see them on the list. As for Wordpress, well, it's a mess, but it's a friendly mess with a lot of followers and DotNetNuke is really all the ASP.NET guys have got :P

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Taffy

13 November 2009 at 11:57pm Community Member, 119 Posts

Silverstripe along with Modx came joint runner up in the "overall best open source CMS award" finishing behind Wordpress.

http://www.packtpub.com/overall-open-source-cms-award-finalists

Great effort guys!!!! It was always going to be tough competing with a system like Wordpress with its more mature community.

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Mo

18 December 2009 at 11:27am Community Member, 509 Posts

Having developed for wordpress quite a bit, I have to question its status as "best" open source CMS. Its pretty easy to use, and has loads of plugins, but it's not particularly intuitive if you have a site with over 10 or so pages.

Silverstripe is way more user friendly!