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Power and Simplicity.

Winter CMS is a free, open-source content management system based on the Laravel PHP framework. Developers and agencies all around the world rely upon Winter CMS for its quick prototyping and development, safe and secure codebase and dedication to simplicity

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Smart system design, caching and other optimizations ensure that your projects perform well under pressure.


Build intricate websites with little more than HTML, CSS and JavaScript through a beautiful, user-friendly Backend panel.


Careful iterations with backwards-compatibility in focus give you peace of mind that your website will function for years.


With full source code access and transparency, Winter CMS is carefully monitored. Security issues are promptly addressed.

All you need to brave the storm.

No matter how large or small your project is, Winter CMS provides a rich development environment, regardless of your level of experience.

With the power of the Laravel framework behind it, and a bountiful collection of plugins and themes provided by the community, you can quickly develop small brochure websites, vibrant commerce projects, large-scale applications and much more.

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Latest blog post

October CMS as you know it is Dead

Published April 12, 2021
We regret to inform you that October CMS as you have known it for the past 7 years is no more. The founders have decided to make it a paid proprietary product; unfortunately abandoning the open source community in the process as "source partially available" is not open source. The core maintainers of the project have forked, and will continue development as Winter CMS....

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Latest Winter CMS release


Released April 26, 2021
3 UX/UI Improvements, 19 API Changes, 23 Bug Fixes, 3 Security Improvements, 4 Translation Improvements, 1 Community Improvement, 2 Dependencies

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