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Concrete5 is an easy to use free website builder that anyone can understand. Go to any page in your site, and an editing toolbar gives you all the controls you need to update your website. No intimidating manuals, no complicated administration interfaces - just point and click.

Want to create your own website but don't know how? Then Concrete5 is for you.

Concrete5 is Free and Open Source (FOSS) under the MIT software license. This license simply protects Concrete5's liability and lets you do ANYTHING you want. Concrete5 wanted everyone from a small business to an internet start-up to be able to legally use concrete5 as a fundamental part of their business.


  • Product block with extendable meta attributes & customer choices.
  • Product sets for grouping products (for organization, discounts, and more.)
  • Customer choices on products can change the price of a product in any number of ways.
  • Multiple images for every product.
  • Flexible discounts, including free shipping, total-based and product-based.
  • A wide variety of payment gateways and custom shipping modules.
  • Product Image hovers, call-outs & overlays.
  • Order history Integration with the built-in concrete5 user profile
  • Support any currency.
  • Tiered/volume pricing
  • Price modifiers on custom attributes.
  • Minimum order payment amount.
  • Checkout without being a user.
  • Extendable payment gateways.
  • Extendable order attributes. Track lots of different data about your customers.
  • Works with PayPal and Authorize.net out of the box.
  • Add users to multiple groups on specific purchases.
  • Product List block with powerful searching and formatting options.
    • Recently viewed products.
    • Most popular products.
    • Specific searches.
    • Products under this page.
  • Sale/special pricing.
  • Catalogue promotional pricing by percentage or fixed amount.
  • Flat rate shipping with base price and per item cost.
  • Sales tax: Specify products as taxable, and charge percentage of those products' value based
    on a particular country, state/province and postal code combination.
  • Sales tax can also display during checkout without actually being charged.
  • Basic Inventory Management: Automatically subtract in-stock quantities when an item is purchased, or shipped.
  • Order search and export
  • Available in English and French

What can I do with Concrete5?

With concrete5 you can go from a static html build to a fully functioning theme in a very short time. The first thing you'll need is a fresh concrete5 install. When creating your first theme, installing with sample content can be helpful. As you become more familiar with the process you can choose the blank installation method if you find that easier for your process.

Why use Concret5:

Since Concrete5 is open-source, you will have the ability to freely modify and distribute code without worrying about licensing fees.

Native Content Blocks
Concrete5 offers the unique ability to drag and drop content blocks within a template, offering amazing organizational abilities and easy editing.

Easy to Use
It is easy to use and install for people with little experience in web development or code.

Search Engine Optimization
Concrete5 offers many SEO tools for adding Meta Descriptions, and so forth, on the backend, helping to ensure that your site stays in Google's good graces.

Multiple Site Permissions
With Concrete5 you have the ability to assign various permissions based on different levels of administration, controlling what various people can and cannot edit on the site.

You can build the following with Concrete5:

  • Online magazines and newspapers.
  • eCommerce sites.
  • Extranets and Intranets.
  • Government web sites.
  • Small business web sites.
  • Non-profit and organization web sites.
  • Community-based portals.
  • Church, club and team web sites.
  • Personal or family homepages.
  • Marketing focused sites for a corporation.
  • Any school, college or university web site.
  • Many online communities.
  • Anything else you can dream up!