May 25, 2022, 8:16 PM

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security requirements created to ensure that companies that store and process credit card information maintain a safe environment and protect the data they are entrusted with. The PCI DSS is managed and administered by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). This independent body was launched in September 2006 to improve account security by American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and Visa. 

May 20, 2022, 10:22 PM

Proper grammar is a crucial aspect of customer engagement and retention, and it also impacts your search engine rankings. Using a grammar checker tool for your business has become critical to creating engaging content and keeping your credibility intact. This guide will lay out what to look for when searching for the best grammar checker and compare the best available options.

May 17, 2022, 8:05 PM

You may think that keeping work asynchronous is excellent. The usual email and use of Slack let you respond to co-workers and clients when you have a moment. These methods of communication may be the most comfortable activity of each day. 


May 16, 2022, 8:51 PM

Concrete CMS Named FrontRunner for Content Management Software Portland, OR May 2022 — Concrete CMS announced today it was named a FrontRunner for Content management software by Software Advice.

May 16, 2022, 7:40 PM

CSS is the displayed content that makes your experience on the web as enticing as it is: layouts, colors, responsive designs, fonts, UI elements, and more. It provides intuitive visual cues that communicate status like task completion, network outage, or game characters disappearing into smoke after dying. But it can all be pretty heavy – and generally speaking, the less code goes through a web page, the less friction it will contain. Heavy and complex code can lead to poor performance and low maintainability.

May 13, 2022, 5:51 PM

Digital experience platforms enable organizations to manage the overall experience of the web user and facilitate business processes that manage, deliver, and optimize digital experiences on a website. Digital experience platforms (DXPs) were previously referred to as web experience management (WEM).

May 12, 2022, 6:57 PM

We are very excited to that Concrete CMS 9.1.0 is now available! 9.1.0 features many improvements, new features and bug fixes, including:

  • Much improved compatibility with PHP 8 and PHP 8.1.
  • Improved appearance and functionality when editing block, area, layout and container styles inline in the page
  • Express improvements like the ability to mark attributes as unique, handle re-use across objects, and much more.
  • Much improved version comparison feature that can compare the HTML of two page versions and highlight differences
  • Improvements to Dashboard listing screens and the file details screen

Additionally, there are many behavioral improvements, performance improvements, and bug fixes included. The full list is far too large for this blog post. Click here to read all about what's new in version 9.1.0.

9.1.0 has been tested extensively during this release candidate period. It should be a stable upgrade for all sites running 9.0, 9.0.1 or 9.0.2, and it's definitely ready for testing against your 8.5.x sites. If you're running PHP 8 or interested in running it, 9.1.0 is fairly mandatory – the list of PHP 8 fixes is extremely long. Please check it out and let us know what you think!

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May 12, 2022, 6:25 PM

WP Tavern just released an interesting article noting that WordPress’s market share is shrinking for the first time in just about ever.

May 3, 2022, 5:46 PM

When we released Concrete CMS version 9 in 2021 we promised to continue to release security updates for the 8.5.x branch until at least May 1st, 2022. 

We are now extending that support period through December 31st, 2022.

Apr 29, 2022, 12:30 AM

Concrete CMS is proud to be a winner of the LeaderLeader in Content Management Systems award from SourceForge, the world’s largest software reviews and comparison website.