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Show your support - Nominate Tiki for Critics Choice CMS Awards

Author: Rick - Published - ( Reads)

The Critics Choice CMS Awards are now accepting nominations for 2013... and the Tiki community needs your support! Nominations are open through through August 1, 2013. Actual voting takes place from September 1 - November 1, 2013.

Please consider nominating Tiki in any (or all) of the following categories:

  • Best Open Source CMS
  • Best Free CMS
  • Best CMS for Small / Medium Sized Businesses:
  • Best Enterprise CMS
  • Best Website Builder

Last year, Tiki won the People's Choice for Best Free CMS. Help us continue our winning ways by nominating Tiki today.

For more information, see http://www.cmscritic.com/critics-choice-cms-awards/.

Next Tiki Webinar to be held on April 18

Author: Frank Guthausen - Published - ( Reads)

On April 18, the Tiki Community will present its next community webinar. This month's webinar features security questions, community news (TikiFest Canada, FSFE Fellowship talk), possible integration of Bootstrap (Twitter) and an experimental web driven preinstallation feature. For complete details on the webinar, see http://tiki.org/April+2013+Webinar.

BitNami Announces the Inclusion of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

Author: Rick - Published

{img fileId=178 alt="BitNami logo" align=right"} Thanks to the support of the Tiki Community, BitNami, a leader in web application automation, has announced that Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware will be included in an upcoming package. As with other BitNami-packaged applications, Tiki will available in a complete, ready-to-run package that you can download as a free native installer, virtual appliance and cloud template for the Amazon cloud. Read the BitNami annoucement here.

About BitNami
The aim of BitNami is to simplify the deployment of web applications, such as wikis or blogs, in order to make them more accessible. A BitNami Stack is an integrated software bundle that includes a web application and all of its required components (web server, database, language runtime), so it is ready to run out of the box. For more information about BitNami, please visit http://www.bitnami.org.

Vote for Tiki as the next BitNami Installer

Author: Rick - Published - ( Reads)
In addition to being downloaded from SouceForge more than 1 million times, Tiki is also available as a one-click install from many popular control panel applications such as Fantastico, script managers such as SimpleScripts, remote installers such as Installatron, and virtual appliances such as JumpBox. In 2010, Tiki was added to the Windows Web App Gallery, giving millions of Windows users easier access to Tiki.

And now, Tiki is in the running to be included an in an upcoming BitNami installer. BitNami provides free, ready to run environments for favorite open source web applications — and Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware could be next!

Tiki wins People's Choice: Best Free CMS

Author: Rick - Published

The results are in, and Tiki has won the Best Free CMS People's Choice award in the CMS Critic's awards! A special "Thank You" goes out to all members of the Tiki Community that voted!

For complete information on the awards, including the Critic’s Choice Award, see

Next Tiki Webinar to be held on October 18

Author: Rick - Published - ( Reads)

On October 18, the Tiki Community will present its next community webinar. This month's webinar features an interview with long-time Tiki contributor Mose. His early work with Tiki provided the groundwork for the application we use today!

Following the interview, a developer-led discussion will explore several new features planned for upcoming Tiki releases. This is your chance for a sneak-preview of what's coming in Tiki 10! For complete details on the webinar, see http://tiki.org/October+2012+Webinar.

Vote for Tiki: Best Free CMS

Author: Rick - Published - ( Reads)
Tiki Nominated as Best Free CMS

Thanks to your nominations, Tik Wiki CMS Groupware has been nominated as Best Free CMS in the 2012 Critic’s Choice CMS Awards! The voting continues through November 11, so be sure to show your support by voting for Tiki.

A Decade of Tiki!

Author: Rick - Published

It may be hard to believe, but the Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware project was started a decade ago with its first public release on October 9, 2002! From its humble beginnings as a mere wiki, Tiki has grown to become the Free / Libre / Open Source Web Application with the most built-in features. And as the application has grown, so has the community.

Chart showing all Tiki releases
Tiki releases: 0.9 through 10.0 (click to view)

Today, there are more than 20,000 registered accounts on the Tiki websites, more than 500 contributors with commit access to the Tiki codebase, and well over 1,000,000 downloads of Tiki!

Happy Birthday to the entire Tiki Community!

New Tiki Trademarks

Author: Rick - Published

The Tiki Software Community Association is proud to announce that it has been granted a registered trademark for Tiki and TikiWiki by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This achievement represents a culmination of work by the Tiki Community, the Tiki Legal Team, and the student attorneys at the WVU Entrepreneurship Clinic of the West Virginia University College of Law.

Trademarks prevent confusion in the marketplace of similar goods/services. By registering our trademark, users know that Tiki software is a quality product, produced by the Tiki Community — users will know what to expect.

In the coming months, you'll notice a slight change in our branding as we update our logos and websites.

Tiki (R) logo
Now a registered trademark!