Ektron Announces CMS400.NET Version 6.1

Sep 15, 2006


Ektron, Inc., a technology and market provider of web content management software, has announced it released Ektron CMS400.NET Version 6.1, its all-in-one application for creating, deploying, and managing interactive web, intranet, and extranet sites.

New and enhanced capabilities in Ektron CMS400.NET Version 6.1 include: Personalization and portal support, where site visitors create their own customized views of a site's pages with content options specified by the site owner, such as blogs, forums, or calendars; Broken Link Checker, a utility that validates all templates, content, menus, CSS, and JavaScript on-demand or on a reoccurring schedule; eWebEditPro+XML Version 5.0 with 508 and W3C Compliance Checker; a version of the editor includes enhanced support for XML and microformats, and Unicode and multilingual content, as well as new built-in math functions for complex formulas and calculation character strings; Integrated document management, which lets non-technical business users set up personal portals for managing individual or team projects; and software development kit (SDK), Ektron's second generation Application Programming Interface (API), and new Event Handler is designed to enable developers to carry over custom-developed code and functionality through upgrades without disrupting the existing application, and API documentation navigation and IntelliSense allows users to access descriptions of the system functions available.

A new Visual Studio extension integrates directly into Visual Studio's template library for access. When chosen, a new project and its required files and database are generated automatically. A plug-in wizard helps in developing custom functionality and provides an interface for interacting with CMS400.NET's Event Handler. Ektron CMS400.NET Version 6.1 is available immediately. Pricing starts at $8,939 for a 10-user, one-URL license with one year of maintenance, which provides access to all product upgrades and unlimited technical support.