Plone 5 Open Source Content Management System

Plone 5 comes with lots of improvements and new features: simpler and faster Dexterity, improved TTW Diazo theme editing, enhanced content and user management.

Plone 5 is a next major release of Plone Open Source Content Management System. It comes with lots of improvements and new features. Plone 5 focuses on updates in the underlying Zope and Python technologies, it brings substantial speed improvements, better support for large data volumes, and a variety of end-user features.  You can take a test drive on our plone-demo website. 

Plone 5 Highlights

Plone 5 ships with a bunch of attention worthy improvements and features including:

  • simpler and faster Dexterity as the new default content type framework;
  • a new redesigned user interface;
  • improved TTW Diazo theme editing;
  • enhanced content and user management;
  • security and performance improvement.
  • search and indexing enhancements
  • advanced Handling settings of large files and media
  • new faster folder implementation
  • improved management of users and groups
  • management of portlets is also improved in Plone 5.
  • seamless installation/upgrade
  • reduced memory footprint
  • smooth integration with many third-party technologies
  • high security (run Plone behind SSL if needed)
  • highly customizable and themeable


Plone is for any company looking for a highly flexible, user-friendly, easy to install/manage Content Management System that smoothly integrates with many other web-based tools (Active Directory, LDAP, Salesforce, SQL, Oracle). Plone is scalable, fast and application-development-friendly.  It's ideal CMS to be used as an intranet/extranet. Plone 5 helps your company execute workflow in an easy elegantly minimal fashion, and the installation of Plone 5 is much simpler than that of other similar CMS. With a single executable script, you can have your Plone up and running in no time. With an extremely robust community behind and a number of active contributors not only is support for Plone available, but also various modules, extensions and solution providers.

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