What is Plone?
It is a free and open source content management system built on top of the Zope application server. Plone is positioned as an "Enterprise CMS" and is commonly used for intranets and as part of the web presence of large organizations
Plone is a tool in the Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS category of a tech stack.
Plone is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Plone's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Plone?
43 companies reportedly use Plone in their tech stacks, including Fraunhofer, Vectorworks, and Mountsinai.on.ca.
20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Plone.
WordPress, Django, Drupal, Magento, and Episerver are some of the popular tools that integrate with Plone. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Plone.
Pros of Plone
- Enterprise integration
- Flexible workflows
- Industrial strength security
- Limitless extensibility
- Robust scalabilty
Plone Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Plone?
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