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octobercms / october


Free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework.



October is a Content Management System (CMS) and web platform whose sole purpose is to make your development workflow simple again. It was born out of frustration with existing systems, we feel building websites has become a convoluted and confusing process that leaves developers unsatisfied. We want to turn you around to the simpler side and get back to basics.

October's mission is to show the world that web development is not rocket science.

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Learning October

The best place to learn October is by reading the documentation or the resources page.

Installing October

Instructions on how to install October can be found at the installation guide.

Development Team

October was created by Alexey Bobkov and Samuel Georges, who both continue to develop the platform.

Coding standards

Please follow the following guides and code standards:

Foundation library

The CMS uses Laravel as a foundation PHP framework.

Using LESS

The theme is based on the Twitter Bootstrap framework and uses LESS language for generating the CSS. Please use a suitable LESS application for compiling the assets/less/*.less file to assets/css/*.css. The following application is recommended:


You can communicate with us using the following mediums:


The OctoberCMS platform is open-sourced software licensed under the MIT license.


Before sending a Pull Request, be sure to review the Contributing Guidelines first.