Best Other Open Source CMS Award Final: dotCMS

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dotCMS

Homepage: www.dotCMS.org
Latest Version: 1.6 | View Demo


History

The dotCMS platform is an open source J2EE/Java Web Content Management System (wCMS). While it includes the features you'd expect in a complete CMS, including true separation of content/design and well as ease of editing, dotCMS also includes many features you wouldn't expect such as AJAX calendar & events management, e-communications tools, personalization/CRM tools, eCommerce hooks and more.  The dotCMS platform provides a solid foundation to build a world-class content driven web sites and applications for today's and tomorrow's audiences.

Key features of dotCMS include:

  • Enterprise Ready - Multi Site Management, Clustering Support, LDAP/AD integration, JBoss Cache, granular permissions, platform/db agnostic.
  • Easy to understand.  Very low learning curve for web developers of any background.
  • Can manage and serve any web design, page, file or template.  dotCMS makes no preconceptions about content, template or webpage layouts.
  • v1.6 includes stater site to speed productivity.
  • AJAX/Web 2.0 events calendar: see http://demo.dotcms.org/calendar.
  • WebDAV respoitory access and publishing.
  • Ready to run on Amazon's Elastic Cloud with a freely available AMI image.
  • Obligatory Web 2.0 features: AJAX; content can have associated comments, ratings and tags.
  • Web based communications can delivered to a segment of site visitors as a campaign.
  • Customized and Personalized Content with Macros - Users and content can be "tagged" and content can be pulled to match users with content.
  • Numerous improvements to core CMS functions.

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