The Best CMS Platforms

Based on github stars

Top 23 Most Popular CMS Platforms
by number of GitHub stars

 

Rank Change 2021 Jan Project Features Stars Activity Rating
1 - 1 Ghost JavaScript 36,335 9.9 29.59%
2 - 2 WordPress PHP 14,794 0.0 12.05%
3 - 3 Grav PHP 12,542 9.6 10.21%
4 - 4 Wagtail Python 10,275 9.7 8.37%
5 - 5 Magento PHP eCommerce 9,312 10.0 7.58%
6 - 6 django-cms Python 8,017 6.3 6.53%
7 - 7 WooCommerce PHP eCommerce 6,788 9.9 5.53%
8 - 8 PrestaShop PHP eCommerce 5,428 10.0 4.42%
9 - 9 Refinery CMS Ruby 3,770 2.2 3.07%
10 - 10 Joomla! PHP 3,692 0.0 3.01%
11 - 11 Drupal PHP 3,538 9.7 2.88%
12 - 12 Microweber PHP 1,917 9.9 1.56%
13 - 13 Spina CMS Ruby 1,799 6.4 1.46%
14 - 14 MODX PHP 1,212 8.3 0.99%
15 - 15 FeinCMS Python 791 3.7 0.64%
16 - 16 TYPO3 PHP 759 9.8 0.62%
17 - 17 Textpattern PHP 569 9.7 0.46%
18 - 18 SilverStripe PHP 492 6.9 0.40%
19 - - Mixcore CMS C# AngularJS 296 9.5 0.24%
20 19 Subrion PHP 265 1.0 0.22%
21 20 Contao PHP 177 9.6 0.14%
22 21 Thunder PHP 21 8.0 0.02%
23 22 Zenario PHP 19 2.6 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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