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Feature - Function - Benefit

  • Dynamic Content Management System
    • Easy UI for everyday content management
    • Pre-built components: HTML, Events, Links, Guest Book, Contact Form, Downloads, RSS, Gallery
      • All you need to manage your content is a standard web browser
      • Content maintenance can be delegated to one or several other users
      • Straight forward user management

  • Easily configurable localizations
    • Prepared for localization right from the start. All required resources are to be found in just three files: one for the application and two for the manual.
      • Easy and cheap adaption possible.
      • Currently available: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italien, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish. More localization-kits are published here Additional components and examples
  • ASP.NET 2.0 based
    • Themes, Masterpages, Data binding, Security, Navigation, Membership provider work as expected.
      • ASP.NET 2.0 know how can be leveraged straight away. ASP.NET 2.0 UI controls work as expected.

  • File based
    • No database is used to store data. All data is serialized into XML files within the "App_Data" folder. Of course do SQL Server databases offer great advantages, but we tried to focus on simplicity and decided to use a file based method to store the data.
      • Kit is easy to deploy and maintain: for backing up your data, simply download the "App_Data" folder.
      • Cheaper hosting because no SQL Server database is required.
      • No configuration changes are required in order to publish the solution to a hosted environment

  • Complete source code available
    • Permissive license and full source code offers flexibility to customize the kit to individual requirements
      • You can create your own website by using all the basic CMS features and add your own features to it.

  • Runs in medium trust
    • No special privileges are required to run the kit in a hosted environment. Aligns with shared hosting environments.
      • You will have less trouble in finding a suitable ASP.NET 2.0 service provider

  • Security model
    • Simple user management and access control is included (Custom ASP.NET 2.0 membership provider)
    • Easy to understand model
      • Satisfies the most basic needs e.g. for a club site
      • Open to customizations and extensions

Last edited Nov 13, 2007 at 8:09 AM by ursmueller, version 16


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