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dotCMS

dotCMS

dotCMS is a Java Open Source Web Content Management System for building/managing websites, content and content driven web applications.

While dotCMS includes the features you might expect in a complete CMS, including true separation of content and design, ease of editing, page caching, advanced templating, this software also includes many features you might not expect such as a Web2.0 calendar and events management, e-communications tools and more.

dotCMS is fully supported and has been deployed by thousands of companies, news organizations, Web 2.0 sites, universities, associations and foundations.

dotCMS also provides at cost a full suite of training and certification courses for all dotCMS developers, architects and general users.

 dotCMS 3.0

Price
Free to download

Size
342MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
dotCMS Development Group

Website
www.dotcms.org

System Requirements
JDK 5 or 6
One of MySQL, PostgreSQL or Oracle

Support:
Documentation, Forums, Mailing List

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Integrated WYSIWYG editor
  • Built in Editing/Staging/Publishing allows for content editing and previewing before approving and publishing
  • Task based workflow emails on change requests, content edits, approvals and publishing
  • Content versioning and rollback
  • Widgets allow end users to easily create rich web pages:
    • AJAX Photo Galleries
    • RSS Feeds
    • Streaming MP3 Player
    • Social Networking
    • Video Player / Galleries
    • Google Maps Integration
    • Online Form Creator / Handler
  • AJAX Calendar
    • iCal Compatible
    • Multiple Calendars
    • Event Approval Process
  • News Center
  • RSS Feeds
  • User Login and Account Creation
  • Blogs
  • Web Store / Ecommerce
  • Simple templates and content layouts places no limits on design or what a template should look or act like.
  • Content as XML, RSS, XHTML, PDF, email or standards-compliant html
  • WebDAV access to the file store
  • Permission the ownership, creation, editing and publishing of web content, pages, assets
  • Dynamic Navigation: menus, sub-menus, site maps and crumb trails
  • Easily create and use custom content types
  • Mark sections or content public or private
  • Advanced Macros:
    • Custom Content Displays
    • SQL queries
    • Use any js lib including JQuery, EXT, Dojo or Scriptaculas
  • Supports Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL).
  • Virtual Hosting - Host and manage multiple sites from a single CMS instance
  • Clustering Support with Distributed Object Caching
  • Built in search engine for site and content
  • Multi-Lingual i18n Engine both for variables and for site content
  • JSR-168 compliant with servlet support
  • LDAP / Active Directory authentication connectors included
  • CAS single sign on integration
  • .war deployment on JBoss
  • Makes use of a number of different standards based open source projects including:
    • Apache Tomcat 6 - Industry Standard JSP/Servlet Container
    • Apache Struts - Web Application Framework
    • DWR - Java AJAX framework
    • Spring - the Spring Application Framework
    • Hibernate ORM - Object Relation Mapping Engine
    • Velocity Templating Language - Lightweight templating engine
    • Velocity Tools Project - Expose tools and widgets to velocity templates
    • Lucene Search Engine - Mature and robust java search engine

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