Sep 11, 2018
dotCMS, a leading open source Java CMS, has “progressed beyond the level of a headless CMS,” in light of the launch of dotCMS 5.0.
To accompany dotCMS’s API-first approach, which has enabled dotCMS clients to launch Alexa Skills and omnichannel customer experiences, dotCMS 5.0 introduced a slew of drag-and-drop features, including a page editor, layout editor, workflow builder, and content type builder.
With these new marketer-friendly features, dotCMS 5.0 provides the flexibility of a headless CMS regarding omnichannel content delivery — without sacrificing the content authoring experience.
“dotCMS has progressed beyond the level of a headless CMS by giving marketers and business people the freedom to create and publish content quickly and easily. Yet, dotCMS remains an API-first, best-of-breed solution that prevents vendor lock-in and unshackles brands by allowing them to integrate with any third-party tool on the market,” said Will Ezell, CTO of dotCMS.
“A Hybrid CMS — which is what we feel best describes dotCMS — combines the best of a headless CMS and a suite solution, without actually being either,” explained Ezell. “As a true Hybrid CMS, dotCMS takes into consideration content delivery and content publishing, with the ability to operate head-optional or decoupled architecture as well as with publishing options including static, dynamic, and single-to-multi.”
The label of Hybrid CMS perfectly captures the new and improved dotCMS offering, as it encompasses the five ways that dotCMS surpasses other headless CMS:
To learn more about dotCMS 5.0 and how you can upgrade, visit: www.dotcms.com/dotcms-5
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.