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Packt Publishing Open Source Awards

Packt Publishing Open Source Awards

Packt-OS-AWARDS Vote for your favorite open source CMS project!


The Open Source Awards is an annual online event held by Packt Publishing to distinguish excellence among Open Source projects.

Now in its fifth year, the Award, formerly known as the Open Source Content Management System (CMS) Award, is designed to encourage, support, recognize and reward not only CMSes but a wider range of Open Source projects.

The Awards are split up into two main stages. Firstly, nominations will begin on August 9. This is your chance to put forward your favorite Open Source project in each category to go through to the final stage of voting. The top five projects with the most nominations in each category will go through to the final stage of voting. The nominations will end on September 17.


  • Open Source CMS
  • Hall of Fame CMS
  • Most Promising Open Source Project
  • Open Source E-Commerce Applications
  • Open Source #JavaScript Libraries
  • Open Source Graphics Software

You can of course vote for your favorite CMS (Joomla!, Drupal or WordPress) HERE (registration required)

About The Author

Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.