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Enhanced menu system

The new menu system uses a tree navigation based menu that includes drag and drop for moving nodes to different places.There is no save button for this UI - Changes are saved automatically in real time.


Drag and Drop Module Improvements

The drag and drop UX has been greatly enhanced, especially on the template regions where there were previously some issues.End users can easily create custom layouts by defining their sections, rows, columns.Users can then add one or more modules to each column and drag and drop them to reposition them as required.


User profile is now content type driven

In an effort to make the user profile easy to edit from the admin UI, the profile properties are now driven by a content.So if you need to add a new profile property field, let's say "Favorite Sport" you can use the full power of the form builder to do so. Your field can be a drop down list, check box list or simple text field.The same approach has also been taken for roles, allo...


SonicJs Now Supports Over 10 Popular Databases!

Today marks the release of Beta 0.4.4. This release is packed with new features.Among them is the implementation of TypeORM, a popular Node.js based ORM. Check out https://typeorm.io for details.TypeORM was implemented as the data access layer. As a result, SonicJs now supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite (local file based database), MariaDB, M...


Why Node.js based CMS are the Future

Content Management Systems have been widely used all over the world by designers and developers to make their jobs easier to handle. With content management, you can do more with your time, and this has been a key factor in their popularity. Now that we are entering the IoT era, the CMS as we once knew it needed to evolve into something more reliable and compatible wit...


What to look for in a Node.js CMS

When a web developer and designer wants to be able to handle a large amount of work without wasting time or fixing bugs and issues, they know that they need a reliable Content Management System in order to get the job done.Contrary to popular belief, a good Node.js CMS is not something that is meant to be only for inexperienced coders. It’s also meant to be for ...


What is the Best Node.js CMS?

There is no question that things have changed drastically in the world of CMS. With web design continuing to be an essential part of any business, it is crucial to ensure that reliable CMS solutions are available to people looking to create great websites and applications.The Node.js phenomenon has grown immensely and there are many Content Management Systems th...


Top 10 Node.js CMS of 2020

With so many competing framework solutions available today, it can be overwhelming to choose one for your specific needs. We have prepared a list of the 10 top Node.js that will stand strong in 2020. This is based on their current popularity, the size of their communities, and the growing number of users they have.The list is in no particular order and we find a...


Top 5 Node.js CMS

Top 5 Node.js CMSThe competition between Node.js Content Management System solutions is one that never seems to end. You think you have seen them all and then a new CMS appears and brings something new to the community. With that said, there are certain things that make or break a CMS, and we have looked at some of the most popular options to determine what we...


KeystoneJs Review

SummaryIn this post, I’ll take a deep dive into KeystoneJs, a popular Node.js/Mongo based CMS.My first impression is that this is a fairly MVP type project after reviewing the docs and demo site. However, I’m interested in whether of not the architecture and features would provide enough value for it to be used as a foundation for a moderate or larger p...


DotNetNuke Drawbacks, 4 Reasons to Run Away!

DotNetNuke Drawbacks, 4 Reasons to Run Away!There is certainly a plethora of garbage blog posts regarding the drawbacks and issues with DotNetNuke. While some moronic SEO is happy counting there website visits, I’m here to give you an objective list of issues you should know about if you are considering using DotNetNuke for you website or as a platform for you...


4 Drawbacks of Drupal you should know before choosing your CMS

First off, if you google “Drawbacks of Drupal” or “Drupal Review” etc in an effort to get an objective perspective, be warned that most of the results are junk, written by some SEO that has likely never even used Drupal. I just went thru the top 10 or so results and I’m sorry to see so much bad information out there. Seriously, total nonsense, rubbish and misinformation.I have 7,000+ ho...

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