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 37,413 9.9 29.71%
2 - 2 WordPress PHP 15,054 9.9 11.95%
3 - 3 Grav PHP 12,700 9.7 10.09%
4 - 4 Wagtail Python 10,600 9.9 8.42%
5 - 5 Magento PHP eCommerce 9,402 10.0 7.47%
6 - 6 django-cms Python 8,169 7.1 6.49%
7 - 7 WooCommerce PHP eCommerce 6,967 9.9 5.53%
8 - 8 PrestaShop PHP eCommerce 5,940 10.0 4.72%
9 - 9 Refinery CMS Ruby 3,784 1.3 3.00%
10 - 10 Joomla! PHP 3,772 9.2 3.00%
11 - 11 Drupal PHP 3,567 9.8 2.83%
12 - 12 Microweber PHP 2,005 10.0 1.59%
13 - 13 Spina CMS Ruby 1,829 6.5 1.45%
14 - 14 MODX PHP 1,230 8.6 0.98%
15 - 15 FeinCMS Python 798 5.6 0.63%
16 - 16 TYPO3 PHP 775 9.9 0.62%
17 - 17 Textpattern PHP 604 9.8 0.48%
18 - 18 SilverStripe PHP 493 6.6 0.39%
19 - 19 Mixcore CMS C# AngularJS 330 9.5 0.26%
20 - 20 Subrion PHP 262 0.0 0.21%
21 - 21 Contao PHP 191 9.5 0.15%
22 - 22 Thunder PHP 24 7.0 0.02%
23 - 23 Zenario PHP 19 1.5 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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