open source content 19 posts

OpenCms 8 is becoming stable. Maintenance release version 8.0.1 online.

By Mike Johnston June 30, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

The new OpenCms 8 contains a greatly improved user interface for content managers and numerous other enhancements. The "Advanced Direct Edit" mode allows content managers to create page content by drag & drop. The new sitemap editor allows creating new pages and rearranging the navigation tree by drag & drop.OpenCms 8.0.1 is a maintenance release that fixes a number of issues that persisted in the initial release of OpenCms 8. Some new features have been added as well. The sitemap and ADE configuration has been greatly simplified and improved.… Read More →

Alfresco Announces Alfresco Team for Powerful Content Collaboration

By Mike Johnston June 21, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Alfresco, the open platform for social content management, today announced the availability of Alfresco Team™, an all-new content collaboration product complete with iOS apps for the iPad and iPhone. Alfresco Team provides best-in-breed capabilities for sharing and collaborating on content, all with low-cost subscription pricing for organizations, teams and individual departments.Alfresco Team is a pro-tool for content collaboration.… Read More →

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 →

For Hippo – The Awards Just Keep Coming

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

Hippo, a leading vendor of commercial java open source content management is proud to announce that the company has been recently honored with two awards.Hippo, the company setting new standards for how Java Open Source Web Content Management empowers audiences and changes the way organizations manage Web content, announced today that they have been recently honored with two awards. At the recent Erik Hartman event “Tools No Fools”, Hippo was proud to win the prize of “Content Tool Idol 2011”.… Read More →

Now extend CMS Made Simple effortlessly with Packt's new book

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

CMS Made Simple Development Cookbook is a new book from Packt that will help readers build new modules and tags, and use the built-in capabilities of CMS Made Simple to their fullest. Written by Samuel Goldstein, the book is a practical guide with over 70 simple yet unbelievably effective recipes to extend CMS Made Simple.CMS Made Simple, an open source content management system, allows for faster and easier management of website content.… Read More →

MODX releases Revolution 2.1 with Microsoft SQL Support

By Mike Johnston May 24, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

The development team at MODX have been hard at work and have released the next major version of the Revolution series. MODX Revolution 2.1 is officially out and includes Microsoft SQL support natively."Now you can run MODX Revolution on a full Microsoft stack including Microsoft SQL Server. This is a tremendous opportunity for MODX Solution Partners in being able to sell into environments dominated by commercially licensed software and servers," said Ryan Thrash, CEO of MODX, LLC.… Read More →

Newscoop 3.5.3 CMS Released for Journalists

By Mike Johnston May 20, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Newscoop 3.5.3, the open source content management system for professional journalists, was released by Sourcefabric on May 19th. Three is the magic number for Newscoop 3.5.3, with 33 bug fixes ranging from the powerful search interface, to the wysiwyg article edit screen, to the installation process itself.Community bug reports led to a detailed examination and improvement of the way Newscoop handles lists of articles.… Read More →

Call for Papers and Registration Open for Magnolia Conference 2011

By Mike Johnston May 11, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Magnolia, the open source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, is calling for presentation proposals for Magnolia Conference 2011, to be held in Basel, Switzerland, September 7-9, 2011. Early Bird tickets to the third annual Magnolia Conference are on sale immediately at the Magnolia website.There is a June 24 deadline to submit proposed talks for the business and technical speaker tracks.… Read More →

Magnolia Expands Operations in the Americas

By Mike Johnston April 8, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Magnolia, the open source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, today announced two new hires to ensure customer satisfaction and continued new business expansion.Bill Beardslee has been hired as General Manager for Magnolia in North, Central and South America. Bill will be responsible for expanding the Americas partner network. Bill was previously with dotCMS, where he developed and managed the partner program. “Building a large, capable partner ecosystem in the Americas is our highest priority,” said Boris Kraft, President of Magnolia.… Read More →

Magnolia CMS Helps $7B Utility Build its Brand on the Web

By Mike Johnston April 5, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

New case study details how SWM employed Magnolia’s STK to connect with customers and slash administrative costsMagnolia, the open source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, today announced publication of a major case study detailing how Magnolia CMS helped Munich-based utility SWM upgrade its web image to engage with customers and promote environmental goals of green energy and sustainability. Stadtwerke München (SWM) is Germany’s biggest communal utility company, with 1.3 million customers and $7 billion in annual revenues.… Read More →