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Kentico CMS 6 is here!

by 5Nova - Web Brilliance
10/28/2011 | with 0 comments
Filed under: CMS,Features,Kentico,New,Overview,6

The most ambitious release to date from Kentico Software is finally here – Kentico CMS 6 featuring the new Enterprise Marketing Solution. This new version of the flagship product boasts a new skin to its user interface and corporate sample site; however, it is the meaty tissue below the surface that makes this release worth salivating over.

Kentico CMS 6 has something for every member of your team:

For Developers:

  • New macro language, K#, and editor with intellisense
  • Syntax highlighting and T-SQL editor
  • Version history and rollback for page templates, layouts, stylesheets and document types
  • New API examples site and improved documentation
  • Universal viewers for hierarchical data display
  • New business layer and support for LINQ
  • Inheritance of data fields from other document types
  • Use portal engine webparts and widgets on ASPX templates
  • And so much more.....

For Marketers:

  • Contact management with activity tracking for all site visitors
  • Improved web analytics and reporting for conversions and campaigns
  • Website optimization with A/B testing and Multivariate testing
  • Contact segmentation with content personalization
  • Lead scoring based on custom rules driven points value system
  • Integrated e-mail marketing with double opt-in and click through tracking
  • And so much more.....

For Online Sellers:

  • New product types support paid memberships, donations, e-products and bundles
  • Site separation supports multitenant e-commerce within a single instance
  • Text product options for customer product customization
  • Shipping calculations based on weight
  • Enhanced security permissions
  • And so much more.....

For Integrators:

  • System integration bus for connecting and synchronizing with external systems
  • Data import toolkit and file export from user interface grids 
  • Facebook webparts and LinkedIN integration
  • Manage SQL tables, views and stored procedures from CMS Site Manager
  • Integration with Google and Bing translators
  • And so much more.....

For System Administrators:

  • Kentico Installation Manger and silent installation for console application
  • Full support for Windows Azure
  • Multiple SMTP server support
  • Integrated health monitoring and execution of Windows scheduled tasks
  • Bi-directional synchronization between staging and production servers
  • And so much more.....

For Content Administrators and Editors:

  • Share content preview URL with external stakeholders
  • Content validation of HTML, CSS and links
  • In-line widgets and layout widgets for code-free design
  • Improved image editing inside CMS
  • Side-by-side editing of multi-culture content
  • User defined dashboards and graphical reporting
  • Document status visibility and hierarchical categorization
  • Faster WYSIWYG editor with improved spell checker
  • Multi-file uploader
  • And so much more.....

Looking for even more information on Kentico CMS 6? Register for your free membership at LearnKenticoCMS.com to watch Kentico CMS videos or contact us to schedule a product demonstration.

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