concrete5 content management system
Take control – powerful, easy-to-use website content management
Katalysis is a concrete5 Agency Partner and became the UK's first concrete5 Services and Hosting Partner in 2008. We have been designing, developing, hosting and supporting concrete5 websites for a wide variety of clients ever since.
concrete5 is easy to use, with the features you need and designed for total flexibility...
The complete content management system
concrete5 has a complete set of ‘Blocks’ to control a different content types built-in. With concrete5 there’s no need to install and maintain a multitude of different third party extensions just to get the basic website functions you need.
Create complex pages simply
concrete5's form based page creation tool Composer allows even inexperienced users to quickly add complete pages in tightly defined formats.
Intuitive in-context editing
concrete5’s wysiwyg editing environment makes it easy to put the right content exactly where you want it. To edit an area just point to it and away you go. Need something moved - simply drag-n-drop content 'blocks' around your pages.
Work with your users
concrete5 provides a complete set of tools for working with website Users and Administrators.
Login, Registration and Accounts
Enable User Registration and control the registration/approval process.
Both Registered Users and Administrators can be assigned to Groups to manage access to your website.
Using Groups you can easily control individual Users access to different website areas or functions.
Versions & Workflows
You can step through previous Versions of every page and control which is published. This makes it easy to create draft changes and step back to previous versions.
concrete5 Workflows adds a step between editing and publishing allowing other Users to review and verify changes before they are made live.
Bring user feedback
together with Conversations
Conversations can be used with blog posts or other places you need feedback from your visitors.
Build it better
concrete5 is designed for performance, security, flexibility and easy ongoing maintenance...
concrete5 has a range of sophisticated built-in caching options to optimise content for faster delivery. Your site will load quickly pleasing visitors and helping your search engine ranking.
Taking security seriously
With so much built-in the need to deploy third party extensions is dramatically reduced eradicating a source of frequent security issues with other systems.
Other security features include: modern codebase that allows modifications to be made without over-riding core code, audit trail, Captcha on forms, content approval, email verification, login History and SSL compatibility.
Easy ongoing maintenance
concrete5 requires fewer plugins than some other systems reducing the need for frequent updates and the risk of compatibility issues.
The code that powers concrete5 meets the latest PSR standards. This helps assure that your website runs dependably and AddOns or custom additions work harmoniously and safely and are easier to maintain.
Low initial and ongoing cost
concrete5 is Open Source. There is no annual licence fee, with concrete5 your budget is spent where it is most effective on creating an exceptional web site that meets your objectives.