Presentation on theme: "Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 Full-featured Flexible Web Content Management System for All Your Needs."— Presentation transcript:
1 Kentico CMS 5.5 R2Full-featured Flexible Web Content Management System for All Your Needs
2 Content Management System - I What is a content management system?Software that allows you to edit text and images on your web site without calling your web designer.Why should I use a content management system?You can edit your web site anywhere, anytime, through your web browser.
3 Content Management System - II I can use Frontpage to create HTML pages, why should I use a content management system?With a content management system, you can create interactive web sites and communicate with your visitors through on-line forms, newsletters, blogs, forums or polls.You can add a shopping cart and sell your products on-line.
4 Content Management System - III Do I need a web designer if I use a content management system?The web designer needs to prepare the design and structure of your web site and create page templates. Then you can easily create new pages by yourself using the templates.
6 Kentico CMS Overview II Out-of-the-box solution for:Corporate web sitesOn-line storesCommunity sitesIntranetsExtranetsBuilt on the Microsoft .NET platform
7 Kentico CMS Overview III Main benefitsAll-in-one solution for your Web siteEasy-to-useBrowser-based editingHigh value for a reasonable priceSEO friendlyManage multiple sites from one place
8 The most important features 200 built-in web partsActive Directory integrationAJAX supportApproving documentsAuthorize.NETAvatarsBad wordsBadgesBanned IP addressesBlogsBooking SystemBrandingComplete documentation of the CMSContent and object stagingContent locking (check-in/check-out)Content RatingContent/design separationControls cachingCustom document typesCustom document types withCustom event handlersCustom fieldsCustom tablesCustom web parts in C# and VB.NETCustomizable MenuCustomizable page templatesCustomizable permissionsCustomizable settingsDeployment on shared hostingDocument-level permissionsDocument managementDrag-drop developmentDynamic site mapEasy deploymentE-commerce (on-line store)queueEvent CalendarEvent LogExport/import web sites or selectedFlexible content hierarchyFlexible navigationForms authenticationForumsFriendly (smart) URLsFriendsFull source codeFull-text searchFully customizableGeo mapping (Google Maps)Google sitemapGroupsIE 6.0, IE 7.0 FireFox , Mozilla 7.1+, Netscape 7.1+, Opera supportImage galleryIncremental deployment of site changesinstallation and databaseIntegration with custom user and role database, external authenticationLinked documentsManagement and publishing ofMedia libraryMemory managementMessage boardsMessagingMultiple languagesMultiple sites using single codeNewslettersNotificationsOn-line forms (BizForms)On-line usersPayPal supportPersonalized contentPersonalized editorPollsPortal enginePreview before publishProject and Task managementRecycle BinReport AbuseReportingRe-use content on several pagesRoles and UsersRSS feedsSEOScheduled TasksSpell-checkerStarter SitesTaxonomy - Categories, TaggingTime-zones supportURL aliasesUser contributionsUser managementUser registration and secured pagesWeb analyticsWeb farm supportWebDAVWidgetsWindows authenticationWindows Live ID authenticationWorkgroupsWorkflowWYSIWYG, browser-based editingXHTML, CSS layouts, W3C WAIYoutube integration
9 Editing Features I Easily edit web site content Browser-based user interfaceYou can publish:PagesArticlesNewsProductsBlogsOffice locationsJob openingsKnowledge base... and any number of custom content types
11 Editing Features II WYSIWYG editor similar to Microsoft Word Workflow, versioning and rollbackMultiple languagesMultiple sitesUpload files, images, video, musicBuilt-in browser-based image editor for resizing, cropping, rotating and converting imagesTaxonomy (tree hierarchy, categories, tags)
13 Web Site Features Flexible navigation and web site structure End users can create and edit new pages without developersNew pages are automatically displayed in the navigationFull-text search in both text and uploaded documents
16 Full-text SearchFull-text search helps visitors to find information on your web siteThe search can be limited to particular site section, content type and fieldsThe search results are ordered by relevancy (rank) and they can show a preview of the documents.
19 BizForms (On-line Forms) Create on-line forms without programmingPublish forms on the web siteCapture data from web site visitorsReview data and export them to ExcelSend data to specifiedFlexible form options:custom layoutwide variety of fields (textbox, checkbox, drop-down list, ...)custom field types
21 Newsletters You can manage multiple e-mail newsletters Subscribers subscribe to one or more newsletters (mailing list)You can author new newsletter issues based on templates created by web designerPersonalization – Dear John,...Scheduling – send newsletter on Tuesday morningThe subscribers can subscribe on the web and unsubscribe using the link in the newsletterAutomatic newsletters – send out specified page to subscribers on a regular basis.
24 Image Gallery You can quickly publish an on-line gallery of images The thumbnails are generated automatically, you do not need to resize them manuallyBulk import of imagesYou can rename the images and add descriptions
26 E-commerce I Sell products on-line Shopping cart and checkout process Custom product fieldsConfigurable shipping optionsConfigurable payment methodsConfigurable taxes for every country/stateDiscount couponsDiscount levels for partnersVolume discountsMultiple currenciesWish listInventory statusReports
27 E-commerce II Support for integration with existing systems Product options/product configurationCustomer credit (e.g. customer loyalty points)Built-in gateways for credit card payments:PayPalAuthorize.NETYou can also customize the behavior using custom providers like:Custom product provider that allows you to use your existing product databaseCustom shipping calculatorCustom tax calculatorCustom invoice generatorand others.
31 Taxonomy 3 ways how to categorize and organize content: Tree hierarchy of repository with document links that enable placing single document at multiple places (categories)Tagging and tag cloudsCategories (additional system of categories)
35 Booking SystemManage bookings for on-line or off-line events, such as community meetings or webinarsLimit the capacity of the eventManage the registered attendeesSend s with event updates to all attendeesExport event information to Outlook
39 User Contributions (Wiki) Enable visitors to create content on your web site without access the administration interfaceTypical scenarios:Community sites – members share knowledgePartner directory – partners manage their profilesLocal business directory – business owners manage the profiles of their companiesFlexible security model:Any visitorOnly site membersOnly document ownersOnly users with appropriate permissions
43 Reporting Create reports from data stored in the Kentico CMS database Examples:Created/modified documentsSite member reportsSalesCustomizable layout of the reportsYou can use:bar chartpie charttablevalueCreate custom filtersPrint or save reports
46 Content and Object Staging Synchronize development, testing and live web sitesCreate and test content, design and functionality on the staging (development/QA) server and then publish it on the live server over a secured web serviceWith staging, the document life cycle looks like this:Document is createdDocument is approved in the workflow processDocument is published on the staging serverReview and approval by site manager -> synchronizationDocument is published on the live server
48 Social Networking Features I Kentico CMS provides a complete and flexible framework for social networks and on-line communitiesWhy on-line communities?Engage customers and increase their loyaltyStart more personal and open communicationPresent and test new ideasGet feedback from clientsIdentify and eliminate sources of negative PR earlyMarket research, polls and focus groupsDecrease support costs – let customers help each other
49 Social Networking Features II Available featuresUser registration and managementForumsBlogsMessage BoardsGroupsFriendsPollsPrivate messagingMedia LibrariesReady-to-use Community Starter SiteCommunity points and user badgesIntegration with LiveID, OpenID and FaceBook Connect
50 Forums I Create on-line communities Main features: Moderation Access rights for posting (anonymous/registered/chosen roles)subscriptionsFull-text searchWYSIWYG editing (optional)Signatures and user images (avatars)Threaded/flat/tree view modes
51 Forums II Main features - continued: CAPTCHA verification (optional) Document-related forums (e.g. article comments)Lock forumPost attachmentsBB-editor text formattingInserting imagesQuotingQuestion & Answers mode – Mark post as answer
53 Blogs Any number of blogs authored Each blog authored by one of more people (enterprise blogging)Integrates with standard content management and security features (workflow, friendly URLs, search, etc.)Tagging, tag cloud and categoriesModerated commentsRSS feedsFully customizable designRatingTrackbacks and Pings
55 MetaWeblog APIKentico CMS enables to use editors like Windows Live Writer or MS Word to write blog posts
56 Message Boards Flat list of messages from users Customizable permissions (anybody can post/only registered members/only chosen roles)subscriptionsModeration (optional)Can be used for article or product comments
58 GroupsCreate groups of members who share similar interests – such as users of some product or fans of some music bandGroups can share ideas and create content:Message boardsForumsPages (Wiki)PollsMedia libraries for sharing pictures and videos
66 WidgetsAllows the editor / group administrator / site visitor to personalize specific parts of the pageEvery Web part can be set as the WidgetThere are separate groups of Widgets forGroup administratorsContent editorsWeb site visitors
69 Project and Task Management Users with appropriate rights can create and manage a projectProject includes particular tasksThere are owners and assigned users of the taskProject progress is based on the progress of all underlying tasksIntegrated with WorkgroupsFully customizable statuses and prioritiesReady to use on the live site
71 Document Management Management of any file in the content tree Based on the Document library webpartIntegration with WebDAVWorkflow supportCheck-in/check-out supportCopy/Delete/Open/Edit of any filePermissions management per document library and per each fileVersion historyDocuments archivingFully supported at the live site
73 WorkgroupsEfficient vehicle for the team collaboration and co-operationWorkgroup documents can be private (workgroups members only) or publicAny user can create and manage workgroupWorkgroup admin can modify homepage of workgroup home pageSupport Project and Task management
74 WebDAV support Enables direct edit of files from the site The file is directly opened by the client application and saved directly backE.g. MS Office files are directly editable in the MS Office 2003+
75 SharePoint integration Kentico CMS Connector for the WSS/MOSS 2007/2010 shows on public web from the SharePointListsFilesDocument librariesPicture libraries
76 Enterprise Intranet 2.0 Solution Out-of-the-box ready-to-use solution for your Enterprise 2.0 Intranet that boost your team collaboration and co-operationIt covers all necessary functionalityCorporate identity, policy documents, canteen menu, employees directory, …Blogs, Forums, Wikis, News, Corporate eventsDocument libraries, Media librariesProject managementTeam workgroupsCompany Departmentsand many others …..Fully customizable any part of the Intranet website
81 UI PersonalizationCustomization of available features for Administration tools and WYSIWYG Editor per given roleThe administrator can enable different features for each roleE.g. web designers will have available only web-design based featuresAuthorized users can access only My Desk etc.
83 Mobile devices support Kentico CMS allows to create websites optimized for mobile devicesThe mobile websites can use formatting and navigation optimized for smaller screens and less capable mobile browsers.They can also re-use existing content from your main website so you don't have to copy it and keep it updated manually.When the CMS recognizes a mobile device, it can automatically redirect the visitor to the optimized mobile site.
85 RSS/ATOM/XML Syndication Kentico CMS supports RSS/ATOM/XML syndication for any content stored on the website
86 Security Granular security model: Secured site areas for site members UsersRolesModule permissionsContent permissions – all content/site section/single documentSecured site areas for site membersPersonalized content (e.g. for “clients”, “silver partners” and “gold partners”)SSL (HTTPS) can be configured for chosen site sections or pagesSecured against SQL injection attacks and cross-site scripting (XSS) and cross-site request forgery (XSRF)
89 PerformanceKentico CMS can be used for web sites with large number of visitors and large number of documents – e.g.:Flexible caching options:single web part cachingCMS content cachingfull page cachingimage cachingSupport for web farmsSupport for SQL Replications
90 DevelopmentBrowser-based development without programming (for web designers)You can also create ASPX page templates in Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 with your own codeSupport for .NET 2.0/3.5 and 4.0Easily extensible with your own:user controls (ASCX)web parts (ASCX)server controlsmodulesevent handlersprovidersEasily integrate data from external systems
91 Portal Engine Full control over page layout, design and HTML code Fully browser-based development, very easy to use without deep .NET knowledgeEasily extensible with your own user controls (ASCX) and web parts developed in Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 (C# or VB.NET)250+ built-in web partsWeb parts are also user controls (ASCX), but with standardized interfaceMaster page concept allows you to share header, main menu and footer for all pages
94 ASPX Page Templates Standard ASP.NET (.ASPX) pages Editable in Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010You can add any custom code and controls to the page templateSupport for ASP.NET master pages (.master)Add any custom controls and code in C# or VB.NET
96 Hosting Kentico CMS is running in: Shared Hosting Medium trust Mosso Cloud hostingPreparing for the Windows Azure platformSpecial Cloud hosting licensing
97 Windows AzureWindows Azure is Cloud computing platform delivered by Microsoft CorporationOffers SQL Azure (based on SQL Server)SQL Full-text is not ready for Windows Azure yetSupports ASP.NET developmentSingle instance session statesWebfarms synchronization requires custom providerDoesn’t support file-system
98 Windows Azure - Limited feature set Due to the missing Windows Azure features Kentico CMS 5.5 R2 Windows Azure has the following limitations:Doesn’t support any file based operations (import/export, Smart Search, Media libraries)Web Farms => Supports only Single InstanceManual setup & deployment to Windows Azure
99 Licensing 1 Web Site (single web site) 1 Server (unlimited web sites for a single organization on a single machine)Editions:Free Edition (available for the commercial usage)Base license (features based on selected additional packages)E-commerce packageSocial networking packageAdvanced packageDocument management packageUltimate license includes all packagesSource Code available for the Ultimate licenseFeature matrix available at
100 Maintenance Each license contains 1-year maintenance SupportNew Kentico CMS releases7 days bug fixing policyEach license contains unlimited developer, testing and stage server licensesAvailable paid Consulting services and Remote Assitance
101 System Requirements Server: Client (for editors): Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2008R2, Windows XP, Windows Vista Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate or Windows 7 (both 32bit and 64bit)Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 and higherMicrosoft IIS Server 5.0/6.0/7.0Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 (including Express Editions)Client (for editors):Internet Explorer 7.0/8.0FireFox 3.5Safari 4.0 or FireFox 3.5 on Mac OSClient (for visitors):Generally any browser, depends on the used web parts, all major browsers supported (IE, FF, Safari, Opera)DevelopersVisual Studio Professional 2005/2008/2010 or Visual Web Developer 2005/2008/2010 Express Edition (if you need to write your own code)
102 About Kentico Software Founded in 2004 in the Czech Republic (European Union)U.S. office since 2008Privately held, no external fundingNamed fastest growing Czech company in 2010 by DeloitteFocused only on Kentico CMS2500+ clients in 84 countriesKentico Solutions Partner network – over 1200 active partnersMore than 6000 web sites running on Kentico CMS, clients include:MicrosoftMazdaGibson Musical InstrumentsESPNCTVVodafoneMore at