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dotCMS and KonaKart Release eCommerce Plug-In

Nov 10, 2010

Miami, Florida, USA | Milton Keynes, Bucks UK – 10 November 2010 - dotCMS and KonaKart announced today that they have made the dotCMS/KonaKart plug-in available for general release. The plug-in will be offered by both organizations.

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Earlier this year, the two companies announced a technical partnership to develop a WCM-driven eCommerce platform. Over the past few months, both organizations collaborated to merge shopping cart capabilities with a flexible and powerful WCM. The plug-in wraps eCommerce functionality within the WCM templates, providing a common UI experience as a shopper moves from information-heavy pages to transactional pages. The plug-in also allows organizations to offer commenting functions, product rating and cross-sell features on any transactional page – all out of the box.

Included with the plug-in is the dotCMS eCommerce Accelerator – pre-built templates, structures and applications that leverage dotCMS’ and KonaKart’s insights into eCommerce and content presentation.  The Accelerator offers enterprises a running start for building an integrated open source WCM/eCommerce web presence.  A live example of the ecommerce Accelerator can be found here - http://konakart.dotcms.com.

“The lines between a great web experience and a transaction are quickly vanishing,” stated Will Ezell, CTO of dotCMS. “The integration between our two products allows our customers and prospects to deliver an uninterrupted experience for their site visitors, and in so doing increase their conversion rates.”

The eCommerce plug-in and Accelerator works with dotCMS 1.9.1.3 and above, and with KonaKart 5.0.0.x and above.

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a leading, open source content and customer experience management platform for companies that want innovation and performance driving their websites and other content-driven applications. Extensible and massively scalable, both small and large organizations can rapidly deliver personalized and engaging content across browsers, mobile devices, channels, second screens and endpoints -- all from a single system.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately owned US company with offices in Miami, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts and San Jose, Costa Rica. With a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community, dotCMS has generated more than a half-million downloads and thousands of implementations and integration projects worldwide. Notable dotCMS customers include: Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America, Royal Bank of Canada, DirecTV, Thomson Reuters, China Mobile, Aon, and DriveTest Ontario.