CMS Critic http://www.cmscritic.com/feed/ In-depth CMS Reviews and editorials on Content Management. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:24:40 -0600 CMSCritic.com 60 Top 10 Beautiful PrestaShop Themes PrestaShop may come with elegant default theme right out of the box, but that’s not all it offers in terms of design. Via the PrestaShop Theme Marketplace, you can find thousands of free and premium PrestaShop themes. Some are created by the PrestaShop team, although most are a result of PrestaShop’s busy community.

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:16:00 -0600 Kaya Ismail http://www.cmscritic.com/top-10-beautiful-prestashop-themes/ http://www.cmscritic.com/top-10-beautiful-prestashop-themes/
Drupal 8.0.0: First Beta Released Drupal 8.0.0 - beta1 has just been released for testing and feedback. The first beta, according to the Drupal team, is thanks to the efforts of over 2,300 people who contributed more than 11,500 committed patches to 15 alpha releases, and especially the 234 contributors who fixed 177 "beta blocker" issues.

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:01:00 -0600 Kaya Ismail http://www.cmscritic.com/drupal-8.0.0-first-beta-released/ http://www.cmscritic.com/drupal-8.0.0-first-beta-released/
Should Your Operating System Affect CMS Choice? While the majority of the work you do on your website through your CMS will take place inside your browser and not on your desktop, there are still a few key considerations to account for when choosing a CMS.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:00 -0600 Robert Minton http://www.cmscritic.com/should-your-operating-system-affect-cms-choice/ http://www.cmscritic.com/should-your-operating-system-affect-cms-choice/
Hands-On With The Rainmaker Platform: The CMS for Internet Entrepreneurs Whether you consider yourself an Internet entrepreneur, a content marketer or simply somebody who makes their living off the web, you'll have likely heard of CopyBlogger. The Internet marketing blog turned community has long been an authority when it comes to content that converts. Well now, they have a platform built from the ground up to convert visitors into customers, and browsers into community members. It's called the Rainmaker Platform.

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:13:00 -0600 Kaya Ismail http://www.cmscritic.com/hands-on-with-the-rainmaker-platform-the-cms-for-internet-entrepreneurs/ http://www.cmscritic.com/hands-on-with-the-rainmaker-platform-the-cms-for-internet-entrepreneurs/
Designmodo Releases Startup Framework for WordPress Designmodo, the company behind Startup Framework, has released the platform on WordPress, in the form of a theme. But it's no ordinary theme. Startup Framework is a brilliant system of content blocks, designed to give developers the tools needed to build classy websites with a focus on flat design. Now though, with Startup Framework for WordPress, you no longer need to be a developer. 

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:32:00 -0600 Kaya Ismail http://www.cmscritic.com/designmodo-releases-startup-framework-for-wordpress/ http://www.cmscritic.com/designmodo-releases-startup-framework-for-wordpress/
5 Steps Towards a More Effective Landing Page A landing page. On the Internet, you've seen it countless times. And still, a good landing page is something of a rarity. A good landing page is something you fall in love with. A landing page is something you've created specifically for your the people who you want to attract. It's like a date or an important speech. A good landing page conveyes not only an idea of your service but also the feeling.

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:14:00 -0600 Jacqueline Thomas http://www.cmscritic.com/5-steps-towards-a-more-effective-landing-page/ http://www.cmscritic.com/5-steps-towards-a-more-effective-landing-page/
Win a $50 Visa Gift Card! Today's a day for giving away cool stuff so we're offering up a new contest for everyone!  We're giving away three $50 Visa Gift Cards to three lucky people.

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:54:00 -0600 Mike Johnston http://www.cmscritic.com/win-a-50-visa-gift-card/ http://www.cmscritic.com/win-a-50-visa-gift-card/
Gutensite Announces Stripe Integration Gutensite  has now implemented Stripe, the popular payment gateway, its its eCommerce offering. With features focused on elegant and professional presentation, Gutensite is a website builder which fits the corporate website mould perfectly. You can read more about it in our full review of Gutensite

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 03:39:00 -0600 Kaya Ismail http://www.cmscritic.com/gutensite-announces-stripe-integration/ http://www.cmscritic.com/gutensite-announces-stripe-integration/
Concrete5 5.7 Released and Updated The Concrete5  team have been busy recently, releasing version 5.7, before updating it twice. They've also released some developer resources for anybody wanting to delve into the code. Concrete5 is an open source content management system with a reputation for flexibility and its strong community. Version 5.7 brought about a myriad of updates, and Concrete5 have continued to add to it since. The result? A long, long list of new stuff for Concrete5 users to enjoy.

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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:36:00 -0600 Kaya Ismail http://www.cmscritic.com/concrete5-5.7-released-and-updated/ http://www.cmscritic.com/concrete5-5.7-released-and-updated/
Interview with Corporate VP of Commerce at Sitecore, Ryan Donovan During the much reported Sitecore Symposium in Las Vegas this month, I had a chance to sit down with Sitecore's Corporate VP of Commerce, Ryan Donovan to discuss the future of commerce in the upcoming Sitecore 8.

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:24:00 -0600 Mike Johnston http://www.cmscritic.com/interview-with-corporate-vp-of-commerce-at-sitecore-ryan-donovan/ http://www.cmscritic.com/interview-with-corporate-vp-of-commerce-at-sitecore-ryan-donovan/