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Why Plone?

With so many content management systems, why should you choose Plone? It's simple, Plone is powerful, flexible, secure and open source!

With the award-winning Plone content management system, you CAN have it all:

    1. You are free to install, use and modify Plone - it's open source software.
    2. You are free to customize Plone to fit your business needs – not fit your business to some vendor's proprietary software.
    3. You are free to choose a platform - Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, Solaris

PacktBestCMS09So plone_logo= freedom, but what else?

Plone is among the top 2% of all Open Source projects worldwide, with hundreds of core developers and more than 300 solution providers in 57 countries.  The project has been actively developed since 2001, and has
the best security track record of any major CMS.

Plone also does what a good CMS should do - make it easy for non-technical users to manage the information on a website.  It does a few other things really well:

    • Offers outstanding search engine visibility.  Perfect for SEO efforts!
    • Powerful workflow engine - automate your business processes
    • Keeps track of users, their permissions and changes made to your website
    • Speaks your language - available in over 40 languages
    • Easy integration with Active Directory, LDAP and SQL databases

Want to learn more?  Click here to find out what you can do with Plone!