search cancel – A Powerful Tool For Web Developers is the place to get concrete5.


Sounds kind of obvious right? But what on earth is this concrete 5? Some sort of building foundation? In a way it is, but not for skyscrapers, but instead for web sites. The name for this platform comes from their claim that it is rock solid and that from that excellent foundation you may build anything you can dream of on top of it.

Here is how it works, if you chose to use their service then they will grant you access to their platform and they will also host your site. According to the site tour, the platform is very simple to use and is loaded with a very wide array of features. On the demo they actually show how they create a poll in a matter of a couple of clicks.

Concrete5 is also a free platform which you can install on your own server and begin working without paying a dime. However, the people at concrete5 provide some quite advanced hosting services, including backups and failsafe mirrors. In other words, you rest assured that your site is going to be safe and always running smoothly. In Their Own Words

‘concrete5 is easy. Making changes is as simple as point and click. It’s a snap to completely remodel a site or even shuffle a navigation in seconds. If you can write a press release on your computer you’ll be able to post it to your website with c5, no training required.

concrete5 is powerful. Build sites that can handle a real peak in traffic. Get the power you need — versioning, workflow control, meta-tagging, image manipulation, form creation, statistics and more.

concrete5 is flexible. As a developer, you’re not just starting from zero, but you’re also not just hacking a pre-existing application. Concrete5 is a toolset designed by an award winning web design shop to power a very wide array of sites, you can build just about anything out of Concrete.’

Why It Might Be A Killer

They promise big things for web developers.

Some Questions About

Will this platform be the platform of choice for big players or only for small sites?

Author : Bill Webb

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