It’s not about concrete5 vs WordPress

Too many ‪‎concrete5‬ events happening again in ‪Japan‬ in Oct. So many people are interested in concrete5 now. This is the shout-out from Japan. I wish I had more time to write about how Japanese people started to embrace concrete5 CMS. concrete5 is absolutely the best CMS over ‪WordPress‬ for the web site that requires more customized and different design and contents for each page. I hear more Japanese web houses saving time and money by building concrete5 site over WordPress site because less programming time to do the same thing. But FYI, I also love WordPress when I need to take care of large amount of articles. Those Japanese […]


concrete5: How to grow an open source community in Japan

I had an urge to think about the concrete5 community and looking back my past 5 years and next 5 years. Growing concrete5 from scratch in Japan When I started the concrete5 community in Japan. It was virtually the start from the scratch, learning PHP, how to translate the software, and organizing an open source community. When I first showcased concrete5 Japanese version was at Open Source Conference 2009 Tokyo/Spring at CMS panel and exhibittion. I was still in my late 20s. At that time, concrete5 was the part of Usagi Project (now it’s gone). With many people’s help, I was struggle to run the concrete5 Japan users group. All expense was […]