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Tom Bedford
Tom Bedford
15,645 Points

Perch - The Little CMS (50% off for new users)

I've been using Perch as an alternative to WordPress for several client projects recently. I especially like that you can add in editable regions to a previously "static" site very easily without having to design with the CMS in mind the whole time.

It is a lightweight PHP content management system with lots of apps to extend functionality (you can even write your own), excellent support/documentation and video tutorials.

Client feedback has been great with the majority picking it up on the first go with no problems.

It is a paid-for solution (so perhaps not as inviting as WordPress) but they do have a free demo and are currently running a deal for web designers/developers to try out Perch for their own portfolio site at half price.

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James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

I've heard great things about Perch.

I have used Perch pretty extensively and can agree with Tom Bedford it is a cool solution especially when a small amount of CMS is required - also they provide great tech support