|Initial release||June 20, 2004|
10.0.20 / 8 November 2018
|Size||35.0 MB (uncompressed)|
|Type||Content management framework, Content management system, Community and Blog software|
|License||Common Public Attribution License|
Composr CMS (or Composr) is a web application for creating websites. It is a combination of a Web content management system and Online community (Social Networking) software. Composr is licensed as free software and primarily written in the PHP programming language.
Composr uses a number of built-in languages to build up web content and structure, mainly:
Composr is developed distinctly compared to most other Open Source CMSs, with the main distinctions being:
Some unique (or rare) features of Composr are:
Composr was launched in 2004 as ocPortal.
ocPortal was developed up until version 9 and renamed to Composr CMS in 2016 alongside the new version 10 as a product and branding overhaul.
Composr's primary weak point has been noted as its relatively small community. Few community addons or themes have been released for Composr when compared to projects such as Drupal and Wordpress. Some Composr fans argue that the number of built-in features is both the reason and the solution for the lack of popular third party addons.
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