CMS Report - Keyword: software review

  • On the road to a better Agility CMS

    On the road to a better Agility CMS

    While the Agility CMS has been in Beta for much of 2015, the Production release will be rolling out to Agility's clients and their sites this Fall. While gradual improvements were made in the CMS, probably the biggest change for Agility Inc. was in late 2013 with the appointment of their new CEO, Jonathan Voigt. When Jon was appointed CEO he promised a refocused vision for Agility that would provide better products and improved services for Agility's paying customers. This autumn, Agility fulfills that promise as it rolls out a significant rebuild and redesign of the content management system's interface. Besides the interface improvements, the new version of Agility CMS also introduces a new Dashboard feature as well as significant improvements in software performance and task workflow.

    Agility and their clients have a lot riding on this new release. Let's take a sneak peek at what the new CMS has to offer.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: September 24, 2015

  • 5 tips for promoting Magento products

    5 tips for promoting Magento products

    The main aim of any Magento store owner is to sell his products, and for that just to place them on the pages of your site is not enough. Selling is usually a result of promoting as it is the only way to let customers know about new goods and new brands available at your store. Promotion process can’t be chaotic: you need to have a strategy to follow. Amasty Team offers you 5 tips to start with to get your products promoted.

    By Amasty
    Posted: September 15, 2014

  • GLORIAD: CMS in Review

    I came across a well written summary of content management applications (especially open source CMS) via a Security Blog over at GLORIAD. The CMS article is a near perfect overview on the state of CMS in 2007. This article is a "must read" in my opinion and it's really too bad I didn't write it first. Can you tell I'm envious? At the end of the article the author concludes: The bottom line, there are alot of very intelligent people working on the various CMS projects. On top of that, other…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: June 29, 2007

  • Opera 9 making the headlines

    Believe it or not, but the first time I tried the Opera Web browser was a month ago. Until recently, I was content in calling Mozilla's Firefox the alternative browser. Opera 9 is now out and contains a wide range of features. Some of the features unique to Opera and not provided by Internet Explorer and Firefox includes BitTorrent built into the browser and Site Preferences. Site preferences allows you to accept cookies and pop-ups according to specific sites you're visiting (as opposed to settings for all sites you visit with the browser).

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: July 26, 2006

  • A first look at mojoPortal

    A couple days ago I opened my Thunderbird e-mail client on my Windows XP system and found an e-mail from Joe Audette of the mojoPortal project. "Mojo whata?", I asked. I thought I knew most of the content management projects (CMS) projects around, but thisScreenshot of mojoPortal one didn't ring a bell. After reading his e-mail, I understood I likely have not heard much about his project because my focus on CMS has been a little too narrow lately.

    In his e-mail, Audette writes, "Hi, just wondering if you only cover CMS's using php technology or if you would consider giving any press to .NET/Mono based projects? Any coverage of my project mojoPortal would be much appreciated."

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: July 19, 2006

  • They Hate Drupal, They Love Drupal

    They Hate Drupal, They Love Drupal

    Does Drupal make the grade? The answer to that question evidently depends on who you ask. Last week, the Tech Republic posted a review by Justin James on the Drupal content management system. Mr. James concluded that "Overall, Drupal does not make the grade". This week the Drupal community is all a buzz over the decision for IBM's developerWorks to use Drupal for designing, developing, and deploying a collaborative Website.

    Why is there such a disparity in viewpoints for using Drupal in content management? For many first time users of Drupal, Drupal doesn't leave them with a very good first impression. It's only after you spend some time with Drupal that you begin to discover it has a number of traits that make it an outstanding application to build your website around. While Drupal doesn't give you a good first impression, it will eventually give you a second or third good impression.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: July 13, 2006

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