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Top 5 Most Popular Content Management Systems Software

Looking for a system to build your website on?

We created a list of the most popular content management systems in 2017. Choose wisely!

What is a content management system (CMS)?

The content management system allows you to create and change digital content. And you can use it in collaboration with other people. The digital content consists of graphics, photos, video, audio, maps and program code (applications).

In the list below we included the most popular free content management systems:

1. WordPress

You can either use WordPress without any kind of installation on or you can download the system from and install it on your website.

Most web providers offer one-click installation of WordPress.

WordPress is probably one of the most famous CMS because it’s easy to install and navigate. Another reason to use WordPress is because the system let’s you choose from variety of free and paid widgets. You can create an eCommerce store, blogs, portfolio website, online courses etc. basically everything you can imagine.

Some of the brands who use WordPress as a content management system are:

– Sony,
– eBay,
– Facebook,
–  Disney,
– LinkedIn

2. Joomla

Joomla is the second most used content management system. It is completely free… you have to pay for theme and the extensions you want. You can create almost any type of website with Joomla. It’s easy to navigate and you can find tons of information online for its usage.

Here are the brands that use Joomla as website development CMS:

– MTV,
– Harvard,
– Citibank,
–  Linux

3. Drupal

Drupal is also an open source content management framework. Drupal is used for personal blogs, corporate, political and government websites. However, it is not so user-friendly as WordPress or Joomla. The people who use Drupal in the world are more than 1.3 million.

The brand that use Drupal are:

– Twitter,
–  The White House,
–  NASA,
–  Intel,
–  Warner Brothers

4. Magento

This open source platform is created mainly for eCommerce websites. It offers a lot of features which can help you manage your goods, but it’s better to search for a specialist if you are not very familiar with its features.

Companies that use Magento are:

– Ford,
– Lenovo,
– Pepe Jeans,
– Nike

5. DotNetNuke

This free platform is based on The most important thing about DotNetNuke is that it is simple, flexible and easy to use. You can expand the functionality of the platform by using third-party modules.

Brands that use DotNetNuke are:
– KIA,
– Motorola,
– Samsung,
– Nascar

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