WordPress has been evolving at an incredible rate these last few years, changing from a straight forward blogging platform into a powerful content management system. As a business owner, there may come a time when you will want to be able to handle your billing and invoicing from within WordPress, well, it's a lot easier than you might think.Enter WP-Invoice.…
Sitecore, winner of both our People's Choice and Critic's Choice awards for Best Enterprise CMS , have recently acquired .NET Ecommerce solution, Commerce Server . This new purchase, shows how quickly Sitecore has been able to respond to calls within the industry to offer fully integrated all-in-one solutions to customers.Commerceserver.net offers a powerful platform that is sure to integrate nicely with the Sitecore family of products, namely their Customer Experience Platform.…
There are several strong competitors in the eCommerce market but only one can be the winner of the 2013 Critic's Choice Award for Best eCommerce Solution.
For over a year, HCC Medical Insurance Services utilized WordPress for their content management needs. Recently, however, it became evident that using a number of plugins and an outside vendor was ineffective and prevented the company from efficiently updating their corporate website.
As part of our efforts to offer as many resources as possible to our readers, we are pleased to announce that we now offer unique editions of CMS Critic for specific topics.
You may have already heard the terms 'Portlets' & 'Portals' on various occasions, yet you may also still wonder what the differences are. A Portal is a generally a web page which aggregates information from diverse sources, presenting them in an organized, manageable way, on one screen or page.
Your reputation as a company is important to ensure your success. This is why branding has become an essential aspect of marketing for every business, particularly smaller businesses. Unfortunately, when you open up the lines of communication on the Internet, you create the opportunity for individuals to give negative opinions about your business as well. Learning how to balance the negativity will help you protect your overall branding online.
Hannon Hill, creators of the Enterprise CMS Cascade Server, have announced today that Cascade Server 7.8 is now live and ready for users to begin upgrading to. With this new release, users can look forward to a host of changes, particularly in regards to the way they interact with their assets and information.
Since its founding way back in 1999, eZ Publish has been providing an open source content management system which has only ever grown in stature. Now, with eZ Publish 5.2, the globally recognized company will be hoping to build upon their solid reputation even further.
Being an open source CMS means you have a commitment to the open source community. This means that not only are you taking advantage of a vast group of exceptional developers worldwide, but that you give back to that community as well. This year, when selecting the Best Open Source CMS for 2013, we decided to make this a major factor in the awards selection for Best Open Source CMS.
As the Internet continues to reach more and more people everyday, so do merchants begin to explore ways in which their business' can benefit. Many will have found what they were looking for in the WebStarts Shopping Cart, which is a free platform built to help streamline the process of building and marketing an online store.
Content is only as strong as the methods used to target it. A website is only as valuable as its user experience. When a visitor hits your site, they want to see only the most relevant content possible, in the most immediate and obviously engaging way you can provide.
The sleek, robust and open-source forum software known as NodeBB has just released its latest update, NodeBB v0.1.0.NodeBB is a powerful platform offering single sign-on, social network connectivity, and responsive design which transitions fluidly from desktop to mobile device. Additional core features include streamed discussions, instant updates, notifications, and more.Now, with NodeBB v0.1.0, users of the platform will get the benefit of a handful of new updates, making their lives as forum administrators easier than ever before.…
The development team behind Subrion CMS – Intelliants, have recently announced a major update for their flagship content management system, calling it Subrion CMS 3.Subrion is an open-source PHP content management system which has always aimed to be as comprehensive as possible in terms of functionality, whilst holding true to it's user-friendly ethos.…
Jahia, the Open Source vendor of new generation Java CMS solutions, today announces a major event and a premiere in its history: JahiaOne, its first international conference. Save the date for February 6&7th 2014 for an exceptional 2-day conference.
This year, we have already announced the Critic's Choice Award for Best Small to Midsize Business CMS and the Critic's Choice Award for Best Website Builder. Today, however, we announce the winner for Best Enteprise CMS.
If you've never heard of Ghost , you should do yourself a favor and take a look at their website. Ghost is a very interesting and unique new tool for blogging that has recently completed a very successful Kickstarter campaign . Initially requesting only £25,000 to help fund their creation, they ended up raising almost £196,362.When I first heard about Ghost, I was excited about the prospect of a new blogging platform coming online that might be able to serve a new set of future bloggers with an interface designed purely for blogging.…
Webydo is a powerful website builder that's recently begun to really gain traction for themselves in the industry. Today, we bring you our interview with Webydo CEO and co-founder Shmulik Grizim. Read on to find out more about this unique and interesting website builder.
Good websites are able to provide consistently enjoyable experiences for the end user. In addition, they’re able to provide benefits for the website manager, like increasing company sales. The best websites take into consideration the lifestyle, beliefs, and abilities of their target audience, utilizing user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design to further the ultimate purpose of the site. If you’re interested in improving the experience on your website, start by following the 8 UI design tips described below.
On November 7th 2013, Liferay held their first ever UK Portal Solutions Forum. The event promised an overview of the newly released Liferay Portal 6.2 along with a full day of presentations, workshops, and much more. Liferay are a world-renowned provider of a leading enterprise-class portal solution, which is used as a digital platform by a number of Fortune 500 companies.…