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Web Content Management System (CMS) News & Articles

Orchard CMS Hits 4,000,000 Downloads for Modules & Themes, Version 1.7 Previewed

.NET based CMS Orchard has reached the 4,000,000 download mark for modules and themes (the CMS itself has 480,000 downloads), and is now readying its next release, version 1.7, for a June 2013 launch. It's a major release, and it will debut features like drag and drop multiple image imports, image processing and integrated slideshows.

5 Alternatives to WordPress

5 Alternatives to WordPress Considering WordPress as a Web content management system is something hundreds, and maybe thousands of website owners likely do on a daily basis, and we've got a ready-made short list of alternatives that we think are viable alternatives.

Alert: What's Coming Up for Open Source CMS in May 2013

Every month we like to serve up a little open source CMS roundup, and like most months in this busy segment, May is packed with interesting tidbits.

How 5 Web Experience Management Vendors are Dealing with Personalization

Personalization has become the name of the game in the world of Web Content Management/Web Experience Management (WCM/WEM). CMSWire thought it would be interesting to briefly review how five leading WCM/WEM vendors — Adobe, Ektron, eZ Systems, Hippo and SDL are offering personalization features and functions.

Forrester's Mobile Mind Shift Index Shows How Ready Customers are for Mobile

Customers who have completely shifted towards mobile now expect information to be available on any device, in context, when they need it, a Forrester report has found. Their so called mind shift makes them perpetually into mobile, and any companies serving this kind of customer should act quickly to address their needs, the report suggested.

Silverpop Nets US $25 Million in Funding for Behavioral Marketing

Email marketing and marketing automation vendor Silverpop has received US $25 million in new funding, and the company has said it plans to use the cash to continue building out its sales and marketing teams.

CXM - A Strategy That Really Needs Smart Technology

There's certainly been much written about Customer Experience Management (CXM) of late, but little about the related technology gap.

Altimeter Report: The Me-cosystem, Digital Economies and What They Mean for Business Disruption

A group of researchers at Altimeter Group have identified four business disruption trends, and how future digital economies will be built, in part, by the me-cosystem. It's the world of data and technology that could deliver more useful, relevant and engaging experiences to individuals.

Plone 4.3: In-Plone Theme Editor, Syndication Updates, Strong Passwords + More

Open Source Content Management System provider, Plone, has released the newest version of its CMS: Plone 4.3.

BrightRoll Turns to Equinix for Faster Digital Video Advertising BidTimes

Independent video ad platform BrightRoll is partnering with global interconnection and data center company Equinix to release VideoRTB+, a real time bidding (RTB) solution reduce latency and lower bidding times for online video ads.

eZ Releases Live Viewer 2: Real-time Predictive Analytics & Optimization

If you are looking to optimize your digital content to meet the needs of your customer base, then the latest version of eZ's Live Viewer should get you on your way.

Analytics Teams + the Focus on Customer Experience #emetrics

Analysts live to measure things, so what better company to have at the eMetrics conference than the world's largest retailer, Walmart. They have terabytes of data to measure and learn from.

eZ Systems Co-Founder Aleksander Farstad Reinstalled as CEO

One thing enterprises like in a technology vendor is reliability, and open source CMS provider eZ Systems certainly has that in its new CEO. Not only is Aleksander Farstad the new CEO of eZ Systems, he's also a co-founder.

Forrester Wave For WCM: Microsoft, IBM, Ektron & Acquia Contenders

I've covered the Forrester Wave for Web Content Management, looked at the Leaders and the Strong Performers and talked about the WCM market's evolution overall. This last piece looks at the contenders and asks a question that I expect many might be asking.

Ptools Updates System6 Web CMS: Improves Analytics and Personalization Features

Enterprise Web Content Management provider pTools has released an update for its System6 SaaS Web CMS product which aims to improve user analytics and personalized content.

Forrester Wave for WCM: Integration is Key for Great Digital Experiences

The latest WCM Wave from Forrester has hit the market and the key focus is on integration. It's time for a vendor deep dive.

Forrester's Wave: WCM for Digital Customer Experiences, Adobe, SDL, Sitecore Top the List

Forrester says web content management is about a lot more than plain o'web publishing. It's about creating digital experiences and here's a look at which vendors are hitting the mark in Forrester's latest wave report.

Content Marketing Report: Marketers Push Forward on Engagement

In 2013, content marketers are putting more content in more places as their budgets increase, a Content Marketing Institute report found, and the companies who follow this pattern are following the best practices in the industry.

Gnip Plugs into Instagram, bitly + Stack Overflow to Boost Social Media Data

Social media data provider Gnip will begin offering clients access to several more public APIs of some of the most popular social streams like Instagram, bitly and Stack Overflow, among others.

Episerver 7.1 Released, Adds Multivariate Testing, Enhanced Social Reach

Digital marketers will appreciate the Episerver 7.1 release because it includes multivariate testing and an enhanced Social Reach add on.