Package Magic

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Tools to automate your package generation, validation, management and deployment workflow.

Package Magic revolutionizes the way developers manage package archive generation, validation, management, and deployment. This comprehensive tool suite automates numerous tasks that are typically performed manually, offering significant time savings for developers working on customer projects or marketplace offerings.

Key Features

  • Automated Package Zip Creation: Effortlessly zip packages for distribution with a few clicks from the dashboard, eliminating the need for manual file compression.
  • Upload and Install: Directly upload and install package zip archives through the dashboard, streamlining the deployment process.
  • Package Copying: Facilitate the transfer of packages between sites, simplifying the process of managing multiple environments.
  • Comprehensive Tools: Utilize a suite of build, validation, and management tools designed specifically for Concrete CMS package development.
  • Private Repository Maintenance: Keep a well-organized private repository of packages, aiding in version control and accessibility.


  • Time Efficiency: Dramatically reduces the time spent on package management tasks, allowing developers to focus more on development rather than deployment.
  • Clean Zip Files: Automatically excludes unnecessary files from packages, such as operating system files and IDE configurations, ensuring clean and lightweight archives.
  • Full Control: Offers complete control over package contents with simple checkbox and file path-matching rules, enhancing security and relevance of package archives.
  • Versatile Package Archives: Supports a wide range of sources and destinations for package archives, including direct uploads/downloads, file system, URL, FTP/SFTP, Concrete CMS file manager, and local repositories.
  • Package Build Tools: Provides dashboard equivalents to many CLI tools and further tools for validation, deprecated code, LESS compilation, and more, facilitating package preparation for distribution.

Use Cases

  • Marketplace Developers: Streamlines the process of preparing and submitting packages to the Concrete CMS marketplace.
  • Web Development Agencies: Enhances the efficiency of deploying and managing custom packages across client projects.
  • Command Line Users: Offers a time-saving alternative to command line operations, even for those proficient with CLI tools.

Package Magic is a great tool for anyone involved in developing, deploying, and managing packages in Concrete CMS. By automating and simplifying complex tasks, it not only saves developers considerable time but also ensures a higher level of accuracy and efficiency in package management. Whether you're preparing a package for the marketplace or managing custom packages for client sites, Package Magic provides the tools and flexibility needed to streamline your workflow.