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Administration interface of Kentico CMS 6
|Original author(s)||Kentico Software|
|Stable release||8.1 / August 22, 2014|
|Available in||English, German, French,
Spanish, Italian, Dutch,
Slovak, Czech, Polish
|Type||CMS, WCMS, E-commerce, Online marketing platform|
|License||Proprietary, Free Edition|
Kentico CMS is a web content management system (WCMS) for building web sites, on-line stores, intranets and Web 2.0 community sites. Kentico is being used by more than 18,000 Web sites in 90 countries. Kentico CMS utilizes ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server. Kentico allows development via its portal engine or using Visual Studio. Kentico is also compatible with Microsoft Windows Azure Platform.
Kentico CMS is developed by Kentico Software. The company was founded in 2004 by Petr Palas and based in Brno, Czech Republic. In 2008 Kentico opened its first US office and in 2010 added office in UK and second office in US. In 2010, it was named the fastest growing technology company in the Deloitte FAST 50 contest in the Czech Republic with five-year growth of 1781%. Kentico has received industry recognition including Red Herring 100 Europe Award, DevProConnections Community Choice Awards or IT Product of the Year award. As of 2015, there are 23,945 websites are running on Kentico CMS.
The functionality of Kentico CMS covers five main areas: Content Management, E-commerce, Social Networking, Intranet and Online Marketing. Kentico CMS has currently more than 40 modules and 450+ web parts.
- Content management system with workflow, editing and permissions
- Full C# source code available
- Ajax support
- Mobile websites support
- Sharepoint support
- Open API
- Membership and Secured areas
- Multilingual, UNICODE and RTL support
- Flexible design and navigation (drop-down, tree, UL list menu, tabs)
- Integration of ASP.NET standard controls and custom controls
- Supports Visual Studio .NET and ASP.NET
- WYSIWYG editor included
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Web standards: XHTML, table or CSS layout, WAI
- Ready-to-use website templates (Corporate Site, E-commerce Site)
- More features
- CMS Matrix - "Kentico CMS for ASP.NET"
- Visual Studio Gallery - "Kentico CMS for ASP.NET (v6)"
- Microsoft Platform Ready.com - "Kentico software s.r.o. is Microsoft Platform Ready for Windows Azure Platform"
- CodeProject: Who's Who at The Code Project - "Petr Palas".
- Kentico - "Contact"
- Lupa - "Brněnské Kentico software otevírá pobočku v USA"
- CMS Critic - "Kentico Software Opens UK Office"
- Deloitte - "Kentico software is Czech Republic's fastest growing technology company"
- Kentico - "History"
- 2011 DevProConnections - "2011 Community Choice Awards"
- Computerworld - "IT produkt roku".
- "Kentico’s Market Share in the E-Commerce Industry".
- SeaCoastOnline - "'Enormous Tiny Art' makes huge impact"
- CMSWire - "Kentico CMS 4.0 Marries Social Networking and Content Management"
- CMSWire - "New Kentico Enters Beta; What's New for Version 6?"
- Kentico - "Press Center"
- CMSWire - "Kentico 5.5 Supports Facebook Connect, Open ID and Mobile Websites"
- Dotnetcurry.com - "Choosing a Content Management System (CMS) - Kentico CMS Review"