CompactCMS Demo and Information

Free CompactCMS demo installation

Want to quickly see how the open-source software CompactCMS works? You'll find a free and updated demo installation of CompactCMS here.

Before using this demo please notice:

Option 1: Shared and self resetting CompactCMS demo

There is a public demo installation of CompactCMS which is shared with others and resets itself hourly. You can access it by visiting the following link:

Option 2: Request your own CompactCMS demo installation

You can request a own demo instance with a lifetime of 24 hours. This is ideal if you don't want to have your settings overwritten by other users of this website. Just use the following form and receive a link to your free custom instance within seconds:


About CompactCMS

CompactCMS is a free open source light content management system released under the GNU General Public License v3. One of its key features is that it focused on providing an user friendly and clear interface for both administrators and users and making content management very easy. It comes with a WYSISYG editor, ability to resize images, advanced caching for improved performance and themes to customize the appearance of your demo site. The screenshots below will give you a preview of how a CompactCMS demo looks like and what kind of features the admin dashboard has to offer. The latest version available for download is 1.4.2 and was released on November 9, 2010. CompactCMS is no longer being developer or maintained.

Key Facts

CMS nameCompactCMS
User rating1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (38 votes, average: 3.74 out of 5)
CMS CategoriesCMS / Portals
Current version (stable)1.4.2
Latest release date (stable)11/09/2010
First release date01/01/2008
LicenseGNU General Public License version 3
Supported languagesEnglish, Dutch, German, Italian, Swedish
CMS Demo available (see above)
Admin Demo available (see above)
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