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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:01:37 -0000
Magnolia 5.4 is out. The main theme for this release is "ease of development" and we are so happy to announce this here in the Sourceforge.
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:57:41 -0000
Magnolia 5.3.1 is the first maintenance release after 5.3. The focus was on fixing a series of important issues and usability problems discovered in the prior major release, as well as on consolidating the code base and restoring backwards compatibility in some key locations such as for Blossom 3.x.
Community Edition: http://sourceforge.net/projects/magnolia/files/latest/download
Enterprise Edition: http://files.magnolia-cms.com/5.3.1/
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:55:13 -0000Magnolia International has released the 5.3 version of its award winning web content management (WCM) platform. This release focuses on building personalized online experiences, enhancing collaboration for content publishers and quickly integrating with enterprise data sources. Magnolia now delivers all core functionality through a series of task-focused apps. The 5.3 release includes a number of new apps for content personalization and marketing tag management. This latest version of the CMS also opens up the overall Magnolia App framework to simplify the integration of third-party software, devices and external data sources. Magnolia 5.3 was inspired by the changing needs of customers to provide more targeted web experiences that leverage existing repositories of enterprise data. "Creating better brand experiences is about taking the best tools and the data collected from them to quickly deliver new and personalized customer interactions. The innovation in this release has been driven by our customers and their need to track, enhance and organize every online interaction through a simple-to-use content management system." -- Boris Kraft, Magnolia Co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer The new features announced today include: Personalization and Targeting The rich personalization tools included with Magnolia CMS 5.3 make it fast and easy for companies to segment their online audience. Content can be personalized and targeted to the needs and driven by the behavior of each individual site visitor. Personalized experiences are created and managed with a suite of easy-to-use apps. There are individual apps to create content variations and for marketing segmentation of visitor groups, developing personas and previewing content for different personas. For developers, the highly modular system simplifies integration of external software and services, allowing them to hook into different stages of the personalization process. Magnolia Tag Manager Marketing organizations are constantly evaluating and replacing tools for capturing and enhancing website visitor data. With Magnolia 5.3, the Magnolia Tag Manager allows marketing teams to add, manage and remove tags for web analytics, marketing automation and social listening tools in seconds with a single intuitive interface. Non-technical users can quickly see all marketing tags in a single view and quickly add tags to hundreds or thousands of pages from tools such as Eloqua, Marketo, Optimizely, LeadLander, ParDot, HubSpot, Omniture and more. Expanded Enterprise Integration Magnolia 5.3 has dramatically simplified the integration of third-party data, software and services across the entire content management system using Content Connectors. With Content Connectors, developers can now build Magnolia apps with the same great user experience as native apps, and quickly interact with any external data source while users manage the content in a familiar way. All native Magnolia content apps in community and enterprise editions are updated to use the new content connector automatically. Magnolia 5.3 also introduces an improved DAM API making it possible to plug in external asset providers such as Flickr, YouTube or a file system, and integrate the DAM with WebDav and CMIS. Magnolia AppFinder Magnolia now provides a centralized repository for Magnolia approved applications, modules, source code and partner contributions. The Magnolia AppFinder is available to all customers and community contributors at http://apps.magnolia-cms.com. Collaborative Task Management Magnolia 5.3 introduces of a new system for tasks and workflow for enhanced multi-user collaboration. Using the Pulse, updates on content status, comments, requests and warnings, as well as statistics and analytics are provided in a centralized dashboard. Tasks can now be assigned to individuals or groups, with the ability to monitor who has taken ownership of a task and to track its status. This capability makes it faster and simpler for administrators to cre[...]
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 00:13:47 -0000
Magnolia CMS 5.0, the latest release of the Java-based open source content management system, helps enterprises develop and deploy solutions for integrating online channels - from Web to mobile and social media to Smart TV. It brings the smartphone app idiom to the enterprise, providing tools to build task-focused, easy-to-use Apps tailored to the exact needs of users.
The App development platform included with Magnolia 5.0 is standards-compliant with HTML5 and based on the Vaadin web application framework. Developers can use this platform to create new custom Apps without worrying about browser compatibility, mobile touch event support or CSRF protection. Other opportunities for integration and customization can be found in 'The Pulse', an extensible real-time monitoring system, and Favorites, a system for workspace customization.
Magnolia 5.0 also includes CMIS and WebDAV integration, support for Dublin Core metadata and open source modules for the Spring Java Framework, Groovy and Ruby, along with well documented open APIs. To read more about the new features, try the online demo, and get the latest release, visit http://community.magnolia-cms.com/5-rocks
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:55:52 -0000
Magnolia CMS 4.5 is the product’s largest upgrade to date, focused on delivering an open platform for enterprises to deliver an evolving virtual presence. New functionality includes instant mobile websites and multichannel content targeting, along with increased standards support, interoperability and new features to enhance user-friendliness.
- Instant Mobile Websites and Content Previews
- HTML5 Support
- Spring Integration, Blossom 2.0
- Multichannel Management
- JSR-283 (JCR 2.0)
- Friendlier Page Editing
- New Templating API
- CMIS Document Management Integration
- Secure Activation
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:44:50 -0000
Magnolia CMS 4.4.5 fixes several multisite issues, improves the account lockout feature introduced in 4.4.3, and provides a whole lot of other fixes. It is now bundled with JackRabbit 1.6.4, and is a recommended update for all users of Magnolia CMS 4.4.x.
Wed, 01 Dec 2010 11:23:02 -0000
Magnolia 4.4, the latest release of the open source Magnolia CMS, comes with a number of features designed to enhance team-driven content creation. It allows editorial teams to see who else is working
simultaneously on the same page, while also allowing authors to compare page versions and review changes. To have full control when
restructuring websites, Magnolia 4.4 also makes it possible to restore
pages marked as deleted, or create custom workflows for deletion approvals.
Magnolia 4.4 also includes a number of other new features, including
convenient re-import of translated content, spell-checking and
dependency management of content elements. To read more about the new features, watch screencasts, and get the latest release, visit
Mon, 21 Dec 2009 16:06:55 -0000
Wed, 17 Jun 2009 06:48:19 -0000
Magnolia International Ltd. announced today the immediate availability of Magnolia 4.1. Just three months after the initial release of the fourth version of the Java-based content management system, this update allows web developers and end-users to easily create, integrate and publish web content with the significantly enhanced Standard Templating Kit (STK).
Web developers can now build enterprise-grade websites faster and easier with Magnolia 4.1, based on a comprehensive and sophisticated set of ready-made website building blocks and pre-configured templates:
* New: Fancy teasers with grouped banners (sliding, switching, paging, etc.)
* New: Commenting functionality
* New: Categorization
* New: Events calendar overview
* New: FAQ pages
* New: Alphabetical glossary with sub pages
* New: RSS feed generator
* New: External RSS feed aggregator
* New: News overview
* New: Newsletter Service integration API
* Long or short pages with pagination
* Contact form
* Picture gallery
* Search function and results
"With Magnolia 4.1, good looking websites can be accomplished in a short amount of time. The Standard Templating Kit delivers tested building blocks that fulfill search engine optimization (SEO) and accessibility requirements - without sacrificing design flexibility," says Boris Kraft, CTO of Magnolia. "Hence, systems integrators and web developers can focus on adding value through integration, design and information architecture instead of repeatedly reinventing the wheel."
Find more information about Magnolia 4.1 at http://www.magnolia-cms.com/4-1
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:12:25 -0000
Open Source CMS Magnolia 4.0 Released
Build Web Site Layouts Faster and Easier with "Supersonic Templating"
Magnolia International Ltd., the Open Source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, today announced the immediate availability of Magnolia 4.0. This forth generation of the Java-based content management system introduces production-ready content delivery templates that provide a large set of out-of-the-box functionality. Content delivery is search-engine optimized, follows accessibility guidelines and introduces support for mobile devices. The new Templating Kit allows designers and programmers to quickly and easily build best-practice Web site designs and to control the complete layouting life-cycle.
Ready-made templates are available for Magnolia 4.0 to create custom Web designs that dynamically adapt content delivery to various devices, including the iPhone. The standard templates are search engine optimized (SEO) and follow W3C accessibility guidelines. Multiple Web site designs for front- and back-ends can be managed from within Magnolia's browser-based administration interface.
Magnolia 4.0 introduces support for a new templating language called Freemarker in addition to templating in JSP (Java Server Pages). Templating with Freemarker allows to view and edit templates directly in the browser window, have templates under version- and access-control and to backup templates together with the content of a website.
The Standard Templating Kit is part of Magnolia's new Supersonic Template bundle that includes a new form module with newly-added spam protection and server-side field validation.
"With Magnolia 4.0 we have reached our goal of further simplifying the development process of Web site layouts as well as keeping control of design maintenance in a professional way", says Magnolia CTO Boris Kraft. "This is not only true for a site's front-end displayed to regular visitors, but also true for the back-end, where Magnolia 4.0 allows to modify or add input interfaces for content authors with a few clicks in its administration interface."
New functionality in Magnolia 4.0 at a glance
* New Standard Templating Kit
* New web forms module
* New templates management module
* New Multi-Site module (Enterprise Edition)
* Enhanced email module
* Access control, workflows, automated backups for design elements
* Follows Web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG2 and Germany's BITV)
* Incorporates Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practice
* XHTML-conformant page templates with table-less CSS layout
* Smart view-port detection to provide optimal browsing experience on any device, including mobile devices such as the iPhone
* Supports FreeMarker Templating language in addition to Java Server Pages (JSP)
Price and Availability
Magnolia CMS 4.0 is available immediately. Magnolia Community Edition can be downloaded for free under an Open Source license. The Standard Templating Kit (STK) is available for download upon registration. Magnolia Enterprise Edition includes the STK, more enterprise functionality as well as support and guarantees - pricing starts at 12,000 USD.
For more information on Magnolia 4.0 as well as downloads and purchase options, please visit http://www.magnolia-cms.com/4-0.