Content Management Solutions
Fresh content engages users which is why the majority of websites we build lets owners and administrators manage content in real time. But before choosing a content management system, it is important to define your website's goals.
For a blog or to post articles, a simple platform like WordPress works best. For more complex needs, such as managing multiple authors across different sections of a site, more robust systems like Drupal, Wordpress or a .NET option (Ektron, Sitecore or Sitefinity) may be optimal.
For requirements that cannot be satisfied with an existing content management system, we develop custom solutions based on your specific needs.
Either way, we will recommend a content management system based on your needs and the varying experience levels of your staff. Full training is also available as part of any implementation to ensure your team fully understands how to manage the site.
Typically, we offer the following content management systems:
Drupal Content Management Platform
Drupal is an open-source content management platform powering millions of applications and websites across the web. It can be used to build anything from a personal blog to an enterprise application and allows users to easily organize, manage, and publish content with an endless variety of customization options. Because it is an open development model (i.e. free to download and share) people are constantly working to ensure Drupal remains a cutting-edge platform that supports the latest technologies the web has to offer.
WordPress is a state-of-the-art open-source publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability, with the emphasis on ease of use, speed, and a great user experience. In addition, WordPress has an active community with hundreds of people worldwide working on improving its features and user experience.
Joomla Content Management
Joomla! is one of the most powerful open-source content management systems on the market. It is used the world over for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. Easy to manage and reliable, the true power of Joomla! lies in the application framework that makes it possible for thousands of developers globally to create powerful add-ons and extensions.
The Waterfall system is a custom built SAAS (Software as a Service) platform that allows multi-unit businesses to build and manage a corporate website as well as an unlimited amount of franchise, affiliate, retail, or localized websites. Each corporate site as well as localized site has the flexibility to be managed and customized/personalized by corporate or local administrators alike. This empowers the local units of an organization to manage their web presence on a local and personalized basis, while still offering corporate the ability to enforce quality standards. Additionally, the Waterfall platform has a tremendous amount of enterprise business software built into it that allows an organization to manage its local units from a leads, sales, and income tracking and reporting perspective.
.NET Content Management System
Ektron delivers innovative web content management software and digital experience management software that transforms the way people experience the web. Ektron can be used to create websites, mobile websites, apps, marketing campaigns, portals and intranets. The software is also able to personalize, analyze, and optimize content delivery across digital channels.
Designed for both the developer and end user, SiteFinity is an ASP.NET-based web content management and collaboration system. SiteFinity is used for the construction and management of commercial websites, community portals, intranets and more to provide the most comprehensive development platform possible.
A leading web content management platform for .Net, DotNetNuke (DNN) powers over 700,000 production web sites worldwide. In addition to functioning as a web application development framework, DNN offers custom app development with an open API, is easy to use, and has low start-up costs and rapid deployment times.
Sitecore Content Management System software helps organizations create and keep up-to-date dynamic, full featured websites of all types. With an intuitive ease of use, Sitecore leads the industry in flexibility, scalability and the ability to integrate with your marketing organization, systems and developer investment.
Contact us today to learn more about how Blue Water CMS solutions can streamline website administration and time to market.