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Just 48 hours left to vote for CMS Made Simple in the CMS Critic Awards.

Posted October 30, 2017 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

The voting in the CMS Critic Awards closes on the 1st of November. That’s just today and tomorrow left to vote!

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Thanks to you we did it!

Posted September 12, 2017 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community

Thanks to you, our excellent user base and your customers we have been nominated in the CMS Critic awards in not one but two categories! This wouldn’t have been possible without your excellent response to our request for help. The dev team would like to express its gratitude to all of you.

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GeekMoot Presentations Preview

Posted April 13, 2016 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Geek, Announcements

Geekmoot grows closer! With less than a month before early-bird tickets are no longer availablee, we thought we'd give you a taster of some of the exciting presentations that are in the offing.

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To bug or not to bug - bug reporting done right

Posted April 14, 2015 by compufairy
Category: General, Community, Announcements, Tutorials

In the past 10+ years we have seen and had many a discussion in our community about bug reports and feature requests for CMS Made Simpleâ„¢ that were marked as invalid and then closed by a developer.

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geekmoot - Coming to America!

Posted March 25, 2013 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Geek, Announcements

After a number of successful years in Europe, geekmoot, the CMSMS user conference, is coming to America. We need to make some decisions about how and when, and you can help.  Simply fill in our survey at www.geekmoot.com

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The Recruitment Drive A Dev Team Ten Question Interview Five

Posted March 15, 2013 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

As part of our Development Team recruitment drive, we thought we would bring you some insights as to what it is our existing Dev Team members do and how they got involved. We are please to present the third in our '10 Question Interviews' series. This interview is with Ronny Krijt, Team leader of the Quality Assurance and Bugsquad in the Dev Team

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The Recruitment Drive A Dev Team Ten Question Interview Four

Posted March 13, 2013 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

As part of our Development Team recruitment drive, we thought we would bring you some insights as to what it is our existing Dev Team members do and how they got involved. We are please to present the third in our '10 Question Interviews' series. This interview is with Morten Poulsen, aka Silmarillion, longstanding member of the Dev team.

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The Recruitment Drive A Dev Team Ten Question Interview Two

Posted March 6, 2013 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

As part of our Development Team recruitment drive, we thought we would bring you some insights as to what it is our existing Dev Team members do and how they got involved. We are please to present the second in our '10 Question Interviews' series, an interview with long standing team member and marketing heroine, Anne-Mieke Bovelett.

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The Recruitment Drive A Dev Team Ten Question Interview One

Posted March 6, 2013 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

As part of our Development Team recruitment drive, we thought we would bring you some insights as to what it is our existing Dev Team members do and how they got involved. We are please to present the first in our '10 Question Interviews' series, and who better to start with than Robert Campbell, aka Calguy1000, the project leader...

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We are nominated in the CMS Critics Awards

Posted October 15, 2012 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

Now we need your vote!

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Nominate us in the 2012 CMS Critics Choice Awards

Posted September 14, 2012 by scotch33
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

The very first CMS Critic's Choice Awards is open for nominations. We are hoping to get the recognition we think CMSMS deserves and hope you will help us by nominating your favourite CMS!

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CMSday in Paris was a great success!

Posted June 25, 2012 by compufairy
Category: General, Events, Community

With the attendance of more than a thousand visitors the CMSday in Paris was an impressive and successful event. And CMS Made Simpleâ„¢ was there, Thanks to the hard work of Kevin Danezis (@bestiolle), Jean-Christophe Ghio (@akajissey) Mathieu Muths (@Aire_Libre) Eric Pesser (@EkoSolutionsbe) and Jean-Christophe Cuvelier (@totophe) and many others in our french community (www.cmsmadesimple.fr).

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CMS Made Simple shares fun and page views with the fans!

Posted January 19, 2012 by kgriffith
Category: General, Community

This is the second year that CMS Made Simple runs the "I Love CMSMS" fan-page promotion! The deal is quite simple. Show your community spirit by putting one of our CMSMS logos on a page of your your site with a link to us, and we will feature your site on our "Special Fans Page" with a "follow" link to the page on your site.

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Forge Project Rules

Posted December 12, 2011 by calguy1000
Category: Community, Announcements

The CMSMS Dev team recently discussed some difficulties that appear from time to time with projects registered on the forge. Individually they are minor problems to the Dev team but can accumulate as we have seen in the past. Also, these problems may have major implications for our user community. To that end we as a group have come up with some rules for forge projects that are in effect as of now (the following will soon be inserted as rules to read when registering a new project in the forge). In the coming days we will also be sending an email out to all registered project administrators.

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Donations Needed - Geek Moot 2012

Posted December 11, 2011 by calguy1000
Category: Events, Community

We need to raise some funds to allow some of the team members who volunteer thousands of hours to your favorite content management system to travel and participate in the GeekMoot 2012 and to meet you personally.

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Call for Speakers - Geekmoot 2012

Posted December 11, 2011 by calguy1000
Category: Events, Community, Geek

Hello CMSMS Professionals! We dont often reach out to professionals, because like us: you are often busy working on your next greatest project. Your coffee is often cold and you often work way too late (on weekends even) because of pressing deadlines, or interesting challenges. You are always molding your favorite content management system to do something different, or solving a problem that you know you would find difficult with other packages. Here is your opportunity to share some of the things you have learned, some of the techniques you have developed, and a few of your secrets with your colleagues, and to make yourself known.

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CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook now on sale

Posted May 13, 2011 by scotch33
Category: General, Community, Announcements

A brand new book by Dev Team Member Samuel Goldstein is now available from Packt Publishing.

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A call for marketing enthusiasts to join the CMSMS marketing team

Posted February 9, 2011 by scotch33
Category: General, Community

The CMSMS marketing team is looking for volunteers to join us and help get the project out to a wider audience. If you are a talented marketing individual then this CMS needs you! We are looking to find ‘can-do’ people for the following volunteer positions..

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Malware Warning on cmsmadesimple.org

Posted February 8, 2011 by ted
Category: General, Community

This morning I awoke to find that all of the cmsmadesimple.org sites were blocked for possible Malware distribution from Google. Of course, since all browsers now check for this, the world was immediately given a warning about possible security issues with our site, software and/or infrastructure. As the person that's in charge of keeping the servers running, and hoping that we didn't have a security flaw in CMS Made Simple, I jumped in to figure out where the issue was. Read More...

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Thanks for your vote in the Packt Awards - WE WON!!

Posted November 19, 2010 by utter
Category: General, Community, Announcements

The CMS Made Simple™ Dev Team are pleased to announce that we have won the Packt Award for "Best Open Source CMS" for 2010. We would like to express our gratitude to the thousands of user-community members who took the time to vote for their favorite open source content management solution.

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Vote for CMSMS in the Packt Pub Open Source Awards

Posted September 28, 2010 by ted
Category: General, Community, Announcements

We are proud to announce that, for the fourth time, we are a finalist in the Packt Publishing Open Source Awards. This year, we are nominated in the category of Favorite Overall Open Source CMS. We are again ecstatic to be included in the elite ranks of the Open Source CMS world and are glad that our community’s nominations helped us to get there.

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CMS Made Simple workshops

Posted August 28, 2010 by compufairy
Category: General, Events, Community, Geek, Announcements

Have you always wanted to learn how to port static designs to CMS Made Simple? Or how to juice up and optimize your site design with jQuery? Or how to boost your SEO? How to style forms, news entries, etc.? Want to learn how to create modules and plugins for CMSMS 1.8 and beyond? And more?

Now's your chance! The CMS Made Simple dev team members and some of our most experienced users are giving pre-conference workshops on the first day of the Geek Moot 2010 in Amsterdam on September 15.

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Geek Moot 2010 Donation Drive

Posted August 16, 2010 by ted
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

It’s that time of year again. In order to fund some of the developers travel to the Geek Moot 2010, we’re going to require a bit of supplemental income. We’re looking to fund 3 developers coming over from North America as well as the remainder of the deposit for the event space. As with the last 2 years, we’re going to open up for help from the community. The goal this year is bigger than last year, but I’m hopeful that we can pull it off.

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Nominate CMSMS for the Packt Publishing Open Source Awards

Posted August 9, 2010 by ted
Category: General, Events, Community, Announcements

It's time again for the Packt Publishing Open Source Awards. These awards give amazing exposure for CMS Made Simple, and we'd love to be a finalist again this year. Please nominate us as soon as you can. We need all the help we can get!

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CMS Made Simple is Looking for PHP Developers

Posted August 5, 2010 by ted
Category: General, Community, Geek

With 2.0's upcoming alpha release coming very soon, we're looking for a few more PHP coders to add to the ranks of our motley crew of developers to help to push it along a little faster. Do you have the PHP5, OO and MySQL skills to join us? We sure hope so. Sound interesting? Read on.

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