The Best CMS Platforms

Based on github stars

Top 23 Most Popular CMS Platforms
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Dec Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Ghost JavaScript 41,810 10.0 29.39%
2 - 2 WordPress PHP 16,903 10.0 11.88%
3 4 Wagtail Python 13,585 10.0 9.55%
4 3 Grav PHP 13,563 9.0 9.53%
5 - 5 Magento PHP eCommerce 10,354 10.0 7.28%
6 - 6 django-cms Python 9,021 8.8 6.34%
7 - 7 WooCommerce PHP eCommerce 8,261 10.0 5.81%
8 - 8 PrestaShop PHP eCommerce 6,855 10.0 4.82%
9 - 9 Joomla! PHP 4,322 9.9 3.04%
10 - 10 Refinery CMS Ruby 3,847 3.8 2.70%
11 - 11 Drupal PHP 3,789 8.1 2.66%
12 - 12 Microweber PHP 2,543 9.9 1.79%
13 - 13 Spina CMS Ruby 2,043 8.6 1.44%
14 - 14 MODX PHP 1,307 8.9 0.92%
15 16 TYPO3 PHP 893 9.9 0.63%
16 15 FeinCMS Python 843 7.3 0.59%
17 - 17 Textpattern PHP 697 8.8 0.49%
18 19 Mixcore CMS C# AngularJS 535 7.1 0.38%
19 18 SilverStripe PHP 510 7.3 0.36%
20 - 20 Subrion PHP 272 0.0 0.19%
21 - 21 Contao PHP 250 9.9 0.18%
22 - 22 Thunder PHP 35 0.0 0.02%
23 - 23 Zenario PHP 27 2.4 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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