After six weeks and registering almost twelve thousand nominations, the Open Source CMS Award finalists has beeen revealed. The following final five received the most public nominations during the course of the six weeks and are listed in alphabetical order:

Drupal

e107

Joomla

Plone

Xoops

Congratulations to these finalists and thank you to everyone who nominated. The result was extremely close with very few votes separating the finalists. These five will now go through to a final stage of voting, with the eventual winner being announced on November 14. A panel of independent judges and votes taken from visitors to www.PacktPub.com will go towards deciding the eventual winner. Voting will run until November 7.

The winning CMS will get US $5,000, the second will get US $3,000 and the third placed finalist will get US $2,000.

Visit www.packtpub.com/cms_award_final_five for casting your valuable vote.