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 39,086 10.0 29.75%
2 - 2 WordPress PHP 15,680 9.9 11.93%
3 - 3 Grav PHP 13,023 9.6 9.91%
4 - 4 Wagtail Python 11,304 9.9 8.60%
5 - 5 Magento PHP eCommerce 9,765 10.0 7.43%
6 - 6 django-cms Python 8,481 8.6 6.46%
7 - 7 WooCommerce PHP eCommerce 7,412 9.9 5.64%
8 - 8 PrestaShop PHP eCommerce 6,160 10.0 4.69%
9 10 Joomla! PHP 3,947 9.9 3.00%
10 9 Refinery CMS Ruby 3,822 4.9 2.91%
11 - 11 Drupal PHP 3,624 9.1 2.76%
12 - 12 Microweber PHP 2,203 10.0 1.68%
13 - 13 Spina CMS Ruby 1,920 9.2 1.46%
14 - 14 MODX PHP 1,252 8.2 0.95%
15 - 15 FeinCMS Python 814 5.4 0.62%
16 - 16 TYPO3 PHP 806 10.0 0.61%
17 - 17 Textpattern PHP 637 9.7 0.48%
18 - 18 SilverStripe PHP 500 6.7 0.38%
19 - 19 Mixcore CMS C# AngularJS 424 9.7 0.32%
20 - 20 Subrion PHP 266 0.0 0.20%
21 - 21 Contao PHP 214 9.8 0.16%
22 - 22 Thunder PHP 24 6.7 0.02%
23 - 23 Zenario PHP 21 3.4 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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