install Concrete5

Install concrete5

How to Install concrete5 using SimpleScripts

  1. You'll need a Hosting Account. See our Recommended Hosts or try it on your own hosting.
  2. Enter your FTP Information into SimpleScripts and select where you would like concrete5 installed.
  3. That's it! Sit back and watch while we install concrete5 to your website in seconds.
concrete5 is a free building material for the web. Working with a web designer or pre-existing theme, you can create and easily change the content and structure of your website with concrete5.

Want to change something on your website?
Go to the page, click the edit button, make your changes, and preview or post.
Done - it's just that easy.

Safe Add-ons
Engage with your audience by adding forms, surveys, guestbooks - you name it! concrete5 comes with blocks for most of the stuff you'll need, but if you want something more our marketplace is full of well tested and fully supported add-ons that you can easily install without being a rocket scientist.

SEO is a Snap - Bring people to your website.
Change the meta & alt tags on any page easily. Add your google analytics tracking from the dashboard without touching a line of code.

Get Help
The forums in our community have thousands of freelancers and developers who are eager to help. Search the community for a local developer or post a job for free. concrete5 uses technologies familiar to millions of people around the world.

Free, for Ever
About half of the add-ons and themes in our marketplace cost something, but you don't have to use them! concrete5 itself is totally free and open source. There's no trial period, there's no "professional" version of concrete5 that does everything you actually need. You can choose to pay for a special add-on or not, but your site will never expire or need a renewal fee.

External Links

Current Version Stable - 4 September 2013

Older Available Versions Stable - 21 March 2013 Stable - 6 September 2012
5.6.0 Stable - 29 August 2012 Stable - 18 April 2012
5.5.2 Stable - 30 March 2012

License Information

concrete5 is released under the MIT license.

Bug Reports and Known Issues

We're doing our best to make sure concrete5 installs smoothly, but problems can occur. If you find something out of the ordinary and you can tell us how you got there, we'll be happy to take a look.

Current Issues

All Versions: Broken File Manager after upgrade
Concrete5 relies heavily on your browser's cache system to enhance loading speed. After upgrading, you will need to do a "hard refresh" of your admin panel by pressing Ctrl+R (or F5) a few times.