functionality 26 posts

SubHub Launches World's First Drupal-Powered App Store

By Mike Johnston May 31, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments today launched its new Drupal 7-based Content Monetization Platform (CMP), featuring the world’s first Drupal-powered app store.SubHub's new CMP enables anyone to design and launch a content website in under five minutes, and make money from their content by incorporating optional apps such as paid membership. The app store -- the first of its kind for Drupal modules -- enables website owners to add functionality simply by selecting an app and adding it to their SubHub website. Initial apps include MailChimp, Google Analytics, content feeds and YouTube.… Read More →

A look at Jadu Marketplace

By Mike Johnston May 25, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Jadu is an Enterprise Web Content Management System that allows you to fully control your website, empowering the people involved in its maintenance and development with our amazingly simple-to-use interface.This video introduces Jadu MarketPlace, which enables users of the Jadu platform to access and implement new functionality and integration much more easily through web widgets (apps), re-usable web parts and forms. … Read More →

LightCMS to offer eCommerce functionality

By Mike Johnston May 18, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Element Fusion, developer of the premier Web content management system LightCMS, announces a major expansion of its capabilities to offer a full line of e-commerce functionalities. This powerful platform arms businesses, organizations and Web designers with a comprehensive toolkit to create and maintain a dynamic online presence for users who want to buy and sell online.Through the integrated online store, LightCMS provides site owners the ability to highlight various content including blogs, forms, photo galleries and more alongside their products.… Read More →

Joomla 1.6 Review

Joomla 1.6 Review

By Mike Johnston January 13, 2011 (Updated: September 5, 2013) CMS Reviews  Comments

With the release of Joomla 1.6, we decided now would be a good time to do a followup to our previous review.Installation hasn't changed and is the same number of steps so we won't cover this during our review. One thing that would be nice to see in future versions and that we would have liked to see in this release would be the automatic removal of the /installation directory at the end of the install.… Read More →

KnowledgeTree Adds Peace of Mind to the Cloud with Offline Document Backup

By Mike Johnston November 10, 2010 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

KnowledgeTree, provider of cloud-based document management solutions, today announced a new offline backup functionality for its enterprise plan customers that will provide further assurance to users maintaining documents in the cloud. Customers are now able to download a backup of all their content and associated metadata – workflow details, security settings, activity streams, etc.… Read More →

ATutor Learning CMS sees 2.0.1 release

By Mike Johnston October 21, 2010 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

ATutor 2.0.1 was released today. This release is primarily a maintenance release, fixing a few bugs, refining some functionality, and extending a few features. If you are using ATutor 2.0 and everything is working okay for you, you probably do not need to upgrade. But, read on for a list of the significant changes.Flowplayer Upgrade: The media player included with ATutor has been upgraded to Flowplayer Version 3.2.4.… Read More →

SEOToaster Review

SEOToaster Review

By Mike Johnston September 24, 2010 (Updated: June 10, 2013) CMS Reviews  Comments

SEO Toaster is a product by a company called SEO Samba and is touted as "Most advanced SEO CMS & Ecommerce website builder right out of the box, free and open source".Does it actually stand true to this statement? Let's investigate. You can download the product from the SEO Toaster website (link at the bottom of this review). Once you've installed the product (a fairly painless process) you are greeted with a rather plain page: As you can see in the screenshot above, it states that there is no admin area and you can edit text immediately by "clicking here" except there's nothing there.… Read More →

Hotaru CMS Review - Build your own Social Bookmarking Site!

Hotaru CMS Review - Build your own Social Bookmarking Site!

By Mike Johnston July 28, 2010 (Updated: May 31, 2013) CMS Reviews  Comments

Hotaru CMS is an open source php content management system that has been in development since last summer. What makes it stand out amongst the crowd is it's ability to quickly create a social bookmarking site with minimal effort.Yes, we know that Drigg, Pligg and other products exist in the market, however, they only serve a single use whereas Hotaru can do social bookmarking, magazine sites, blogs and more. This separates it from the pack as far as we are concerned.… Read More →