The Best CMS Platforms

Based on github stars

Top 23 Most Popular CMS Platforms
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Feb Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Ghost JavaScript 38,347 9.9 29.67%
2 - 2 WordPress PHP 15,433 9.9 11.94%
3 - 3 Grav PHP 12,902 9.6 9.98%
4 - 4 Wagtail Python 11,055 9.9 8.55%
5 - 5 Magento PHP eCommerce 9,647 10.0 7.46%
6 - 6 django-cms Python 8,367 8.5 6.47%
7 - 7 WooCommerce PHP eCommerce 7,270 9.9 5.62%
8 - 8 PrestaShop PHP eCommerce 6,065 10.0 4.69%
9 10 Joomla! PHP 3,863 10.0 2.99%
10 9 Refinery CMS Ruby 3,810 4.6 2.95%
11 - 11 Drupal PHP 3,601 9.6 2.79%
12 - 12 Microweber PHP 2,127 10.0 1.65%
13 - 13 Spina CMS Ruby 1,890 8.3 1.46%
14 - 14 MODX PHP 1,240 8.3 0.96%
15 - 15 FeinCMS Python 809 6.0 0.63%
16 - 16 TYPO3 PHP 795 9.9 0.62%
17 - 17 Textpattern PHP 631 9.8 0.49%
18 - 18 SilverStripe PHP 499 6.3 0.39%
19 - 19 Mixcore CMS C# AngularJS 391 0.0 0.30%
20 - 20 Subrion PHP 266 0.0 0.21%
21 - 21 Contao PHP 204 9.7 0.16%
22 - 22 Thunder PHP 24 7.3 0.02%
23 - 23 Zenario PHP 21 3.8 0.02%
  • Rating - the percentage of stars of a particular project from the total number.
  • Activity - a relative number between 0 and 10 representing the commits activity of a project.
    9+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 10% of most actively developed projects.
    5+ meaning that the project is amongst the top 50% of most active projects.

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