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Blaze CMS

Blaze Framework

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The Blaze Content Management System (CMS) and eCommerce Framework is built on an open framework for web application development.

Web based software that puts the control of large functionally rich web based systems firmly in the hands of non-technical users, third party design and development teams.

Integrated systems for the central management of bespoke functionality, workflow, website content, search, digital asset management, system users, user permissions, system security, ecommerce, CRM, reporting & performance management.

 

The Blaze Framework supports the implementation and adaptation of an extensive core feature-set, including those listed below:

 

Administrative Tools

  • Secure web-based access
  • Admin User Groups / Permissions
  • Easy to use intuitive interfaces
  • Configurable in-line System Help
  • Dashboard / Workbench & Tasking
  • Editorial & Translation Workflow
  • Powerful System Search
  • Multi-lingual options
  • Reporting Engine
  • User logs, System Audit
  • Versioning & Rollback
  • Automated Testing Tools

Content Management

  • Flexible Content Types (Articles, News, Events...)
  • ‘EasyEdit’ Content Authoring
  • Content Aggregation & Monitoring
  • Content Access Control
  • Editorial Assistance Tools
  • Dynamic Content Relationships (Taxonomy / Tagging)
  • Media Asset Management
  • Embed Video / Audio Streaming
  • Site Search
  • Template Design & CSS
  • Page / Template Management
  • Configurable Navigation
  • Mobile, ‘responsive design’
  • Multi-lingual versioning & workflow
  • API for data sharing & systems integration"
 

Online Marketing

  • Advertising Banner Management (contextual and user-status based)
  • Archive Optimisation
  • Content Syndication (RSS)
  • Email Broadcast Integration
  • Event Management
  • Multi / micro-site Management
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEO) (e.g. control of meta; friendly url’s; dynamic rotated xml sitemaps...)
  • Google News Sitemap
  • Social Media Integration
  • Website Analytics & KPI Reporting
  • Actionable Business Intelligence e.g. Explicit & Implicit user data

Community / Site Users

  • Registration / login / account
  • Account tools & personalisation
  • Single Sign-on
  • CRM & Reporting
  • Commenting
  • Customer services (Live help +/or e.g. Getsatisfaction)
  • Social Plugins & Widgets
  • Discussion Forums + Q&A
  • Online Polls & Surveys
  • Ratings, Reviews, & Voting
 

Editorial Assistance

  • Content workflow dashboard in admin
  • Analytics reporting (Google analytics)
  • Tagging content
  • Content relations through tagging and taxonomy
  • Keyword suggest tool (metadata)
  • Related content suggestion tool
  • Content analysis for keywords
  • Google news XML sitemap
  • Content scoring of keyword and key phrase density
  • 3rd party content aggregation and curation (RSS feeds)
  • Content import & export
  • Scheduling and assigning workflow to content

Ecommerce

  • Products Catalogue, stock levels, pricing...
  • Advanced Search & Merchandising
  • Dynamic display of related products
  • Payment Integration
  • Optimised Checkout
  • Customer account pages & admin
  • Reporting, (customers, orders...)
  • Volume & ‘end-of-line’ discounting
  • Discount codes & vouchers
  • Affiliate & loyalty schemes
  • Trade/ Wholesale pricing
  • Multi-currency payment
  • Continuous authority payments