SimpleCMS Content management system focused on usability and simplicity for end users on its mind. Main advantage in comparison with other CMS systems is simple approach for solving complex tasks, where on code side the clarity and security of the implementation is the main target. The SimpleCMS provides access to the following features and/or provides access to the following options:
User can define any menus and submenus (Fig. 5). Any menu or submenu can be external link (link pointing to any place on WWW and not into the CMS itself), where the redirector functionality is implemented and users can return back to the CMS using visible controls. It supports inserting into web pages different web applications for training purposes.
Fig. 5 – Menu.
Any menu can be set as Homepage, where of course only one Homepage per SimpleCMS instance is possible. Menu ranking can be reordered in any way to best fit any updates that might be required during usage.
Content holders that that are hoding the data we want to publish. As regular articles they are composed from the perex and the content itself. Using nice WYSIWYG editor provides nice user experience to beginners and support for full inline html can please any person wanting to do more fine grained look of desired article. Editor allows inserting various multimedia countent user can think of, videos, photos, etc.
Fig. 8 – Uploading images.
There is special support for inserting dynamic maps, presentation from SlideShare, YouTube and other social networks for sharing content. Each article can be enhanced by adding various file attachments, which will be described later.
Each menu can be accompanied by the message item, which in reality is simplified article that contains just one view on short text.that does not implement detailed view so it could be described as „perex“ only. Since the message/s are always on top over the articles they can be best used as the menu description. Also here is used the some WISIWIG editor, with full functionality like in articles.
The CMS supports including any RSS feeds from remote sites. Which allows nice and handy way of promotal for our/friendly services that we want our consumer to know about.
The controls of the CMS can be translated into various languages where the gettext localisation system is used, which provides easy translations to most known languages and possibility to use already created vocabularies from any other open-source project.which makes translating work really simple.
Remote articles promotial
Each menu in the CMS setup has automatically generated RSS feed for grabs to others. Also optional connectivity to posterous is possible, so your web presentation can be presented on all various social networking sites (for example FACEBOOK).
Each user with login information can make a comment of any article on the geoportal. Go to CMS editor in the top menu and choose the article navigating through the menu on the left. Then click on the plus next to the Comments at the bottom of the article. See the figure below for more details.