Administration interface of Webnodes CMS.
|Original author(s)||Ole Gulbrandsen, Vidar Langberget|
|Type||CMS, WCMS, E-commerce|
|License||Proprietary, Free Edition|
Webnodes CMS is developed by Webnodes AS. The company holds offices in Oslo, Norway, and was founded in 2010 through a demerger from Webscape AS Webnodes has received R&D grants and tax incentives from Innovation Norway and The Research Council of Norway, for its efforts in developing a semantic CMS based on the ASP.Net technology.
Webnodes CMS and semantics
The CMS framework then uses the ontology to create an object model that developers can work against. The built-in ORM automatically creates database tables and fields for storing content data. Web sites are created by defining the content, and the relationships between the different types of content.
In Webnodes CMS content is organized by topics rather than by physical pages in a tree structure. A data-centric approach rather than a page-centric approach, was used in their work to design a semantic CMS.
The CMS framework is designed to be a platform for building customized web sites for integrating with other systems and to enable reuse of data. Web site development is performed using standard Asp.net without XSLT. The code API was designed to be compact and intuitive.