Concrete5 (and yours truly) was the subject of a great, in-depth article by GOODSIR, a digital marketing agency.
Store your blog posts at URLs that match the post date with some simple custom code.
Would you like to store database schemas in a portable, agnostic way? Use Doctrine XML – an XML format for describing databases in XML using Doctrine conventions.
Assets, Block Types, CSS Customization, Dashboard, Elemental, Front-End
Now that you know how to prepare your backend code for 5.7, let's delve into the user facing stuff.
concrete5 5.7 is a huge release for PHP developers. Learn more about how we're integrating Composer, Symfony2 components, namespacing and modernizing our own code base.
Enough is changing in concrete5 5.7 that add-on developers will have to go through a little bit of work to make their add-ons work with the new code. It'll be worth it, and this guide will help you get started.
First, a bit of history, then a breakdown of what we've done to make concrete5 so much faster in this new release.
We come in #1 in their CMS showdown.