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Best ColdFusion CMS System Review

ColdFusion websites can be extended using our Web Content Management. We at ITLANDMARK have robust Content Management System solutions which lets our developers make most use of their skills.coldfusion-cms-software-300x300

You don’t need a system displayed with various confusing buttons and options you will never happen to use. What you require is a simple solution with minimum useful tools to publish particular information.

Here we would like to discuss about top ColdFusion CMS with their features that have won many positive reviews.

Savvy Content Manager

Savvy CM is a powerful Content Management System that is both easy to use and affordable. It offers DHTML navigation object, content object, event calendars and many more. You can add your own custom code so as to extend the functionality, therefore is perfect for schools, universities, municipalities and SMBs.

Features of Savvy CMS include –

  • SEO Friendly
  • Easy to use interface
  • Intuitive and flexible editor
  • Password protective content pages, sections and template levels
  • Publication can be scheduled and content expiration setup
  • Content publishing control
  • Assign editor rights by user and group
  • Permission based editing
  • Site content search
  • Content history restores prior versions
  • Works effectively with other web applications
  • Editable DHTML Navigation
  • Real page names
  • Extend with your own custom mode
  • Powerful event calendaring with various multiple layouts
  • Template driven page creation supporting your HTML and CSS Designs
  • Shared hosting
  • Flexible license packages for multiple users and domains
  • Easily installed with one step


FarCry is an open source CMS which encourages rapid application development on ColdFusion platform. It is fully scalable and flexible CMS built within Adobe ColdFusionMX. This works perfectly with small enterprises, corporate, small business and government organizations.

Features of FarCry CMS include –

  • Distributed and hierarchical authoring environment
  • Dynamic site architecture
  • WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) interface for easy creating and editing of content
  • Live and draft content authoring capabilities so as to manage and approve the created content
  • Creation and integration of multiple content types including HTML pages, links, flash objects, images, etc
  • Content creation wizards
  • Multiple templates with full content preview
  • Dynamic content types including events, links, new, facts and FAQs
  • Ability of the content to get published in various targets and devices
  • Ability to reuse content through the entire website
  • Advanced cache and configuration management
  • Friendly URL creation
  • Advanced security and diagnostic features
  • LDAP (lightweight directory access protocol) integration
  • Browser based, secure access and administration
  • Runs on multiple application servers and platforms
  • Integrates new functionality through plugging in custom built objects


Mura is an open source content management system which allows your businesses to publish and control the website content simply and quickly. One can easily integrate design components like sidebars, calendars and forms, where in even a novice person can develop content rich website.

Features of Mura CMS include –

  • Easy creation and editing content with WYSIWYG interface, therefore no need to deal with HTML
  • Ability to edit content inline without any separate window or site admin opened
  • Engage audiences with blogging and feedback tools like ratings, reviews, comments, etc
  • Create affluent content structures using tagging and categories
  • Personalize content for multiple audiences
  • Particular organization’s web design standards are separated from templating so as to not allow any other users to use the unique design
  • Create SEO sites and campaigns
  • Edit and review content using administration tools
  • Scheduling content for self display and removal
  • Tracking real time site users and traffic
  • Manages multiple scheduled content changes with change sets
  • Manages various versions and drafts of content with just one click rollback
  • Enables email marketing campaigns
  • Capture data an create forms with easy drag and drop
  • Custom content items like calendars, photos, sidebars, etc
  • Creating and cropping custom image sizes
  • Creating search engine and public sitemaps with automated updating

AssetNow NX

AssetNow NX is another content management system that allows the organization to create custom websites. It is a W3C standards compliant web CMS and has easy to understand coding. It allows even novice users to handle the web effectively.

Features of AssetNow include –

  • Flexible user permissions and site free structures
  • No constraints on functionality and site design
  • High standard XHTML editor that works efficiently in web browsers on OS X and Windows
  • WYSIWYG authoring environment
  • Revisions, workflow, flexible library settings, drag and drop uploading
  • Template has relatively 80% less lines than final version

Paperthin ColdFusion CMS

PaperThin Inc is a leading mid-market CMS vendor that released its secure web platform, Common Spot, a full featured and dynamic content management system. It offers scalable, flexible and ease-to-use content management capabilities perfectly for healthcare organizations. This application development framework allows organizations to develop a world-class web experiences that gains impressive results.

It is also used to transit from old generation static web pages to highly dynamic system of page generation for official web sites. CommonSpot runs on Adobe ColdFusion, however can support many other scripting languages like PHP, .ASP, ASP.NET, Java and CFM.

Features of PaperThin’s CommonSpot include:

  • Intuitive user interface that allows users to publish their web content every day through social media, video, iPod, mobile, etc.
  • The marketing suite helps organizations improve their site traffic, conversion rates and brand loyalty.
  • Eliminates the need to map a network drive before any web content access
  • Web publishers receive automated feedback on content up gradation, broken links, outdated images, etc.
  • Technical knowledge on elements like HTML, CSS, etc., is not that necessary
  • Users can schedule about the content appearance and disappearance
  • Maximizes the value, delivery and timeliness of the content the user creates

At ITLANDMARK we are specialized in developing and programming CMS. Our enterprise level CMS provides high usability that can only be achieved when the particular CMS is tailored to ColdFusion application.

We can integrate these ColdFusion CMS into your already existing ColdFusion application websites. If you are interested in integrating any of these content management systems with your site and want to further discuss about them, you can fill out the contact form deployed on this page. We built many custom ColdFusion CMS systems as well. You can also call us for direct conversation about our expertise.

Top ColdFusion Blog Softwares

coldfusion blogBlog Software, also called blogging software, blogware, weblog software is software designed to simplify creation and maintenance of weblogs. As a specialized CMS, blog software consists applications for writing, editing, publishing and managing the content from the web. These programs create channels to engage the users or readers.

The blog software used by ColdFusion sites are discussed in brief in the following article. We at ITLANDMARK can help you when you consider adding blog software to your site. Firstly, let us know these four blog software for ColdFusion.

BlogFly Blog Software

BlogFly blog software is authored by Marco Betschart which has been lately updated on June 30, 2013.

The blogFly software has the following features –

  • One-step setup routine
  • Allows data import from mura or tumblr
  • Content can be added instantly for YouTube videos, Google map locations, Google play apps, Apple app store apps,
  • Downloads URLs, photos and website URLs
  • Manages categories, entries, comments and blogroll
  • Wizard for Alex Gorbatchev Syntaxhighlighter from within editor
  • Ability to comment on entry
  • Skinning abilities to allow one to create own skins
  • multi language support
  • Simple user handling

This software was previously updated with features including -

  • Support for tumblr’s photos, URLs, etc
  • Gravatar in comments
  • Improvement of style in displaying content type
  • Multiple bugfixes

BlogFly is licensed under GPL (General Public License). This blog software requires Railo 4 and ColdFusion 9.0.1

ContentBox ColdFusion Blog Software

ContentBox is highly professional open source modular CMS which allows building websites, blogs, complex web applications, wikis and also cloud or mobile applications. This software will get your project done in no time with its flexible and secure modular core, scaled design and combined world-class support.

It is built with a open source MVC framework foundation, The ColdBox Platform, that is being used by thousands of developers worldwide.

The Content Box is licensed under the Apache 2 license, one of the friendly and flexible licenses in the world. This blog software requires Railo 3.X and Adobe ColdFusion 9.01.

Mango Blog ColdFusion Software

Mango Blog is a flexible blog engine licensed under Apache2 license. It offers core engine to administer and publishes necessary architecture such as public entries and more to extend the functionality by addition of plugins.

This blog can be easily customized by the use of customizable skins.

Mango blog software requires Railo 3 or ColdFusion 7.01 and databases MySQL or MSSQL. It is also known to work effectively with Railo 2, MySQL 5, MSSQL 2005 and MSSQL 2000.

Teapot Blog Application Software

Teapot is blog application software developed by ColdFusion, especially for ColdFusion developers. It is customizable, simple and fun to use. It is a free open source and runs on ColdFusion, MSSQL, Railo and MySQL.

Features of Teapot blog application software -

  • It is easy to add code blocks in the page
  • Just a click on media icon and it is displayed uncluttered when the post is published
  • Easy to create an image gallery

These are the blog software using ColdFusion. If you have any queries regarding these, need help with installing them or need custom built ColdFusion blog software, you can contact us through the contact form deployed on this page. You can even call us for our immediate services.

Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2013

Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2013


The ColdFusion Summit 2013 organized by Adobe’s ColdFusion team is on October 24th and 25th!

Venue: Manadalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Register at http://cfsummit.adobeevents.com (Registration cost: $250)

Each paid registration will receive a FREE copy of ColdFusion Builder (MSRP value of $299!)

We are going, Are you coming?

Ok, the first question you might be asking – “Why should I attend this summit?” Well, this is an excellent opportunity to connect in-person with the ColdFusion community including engineers, developers, domain leaders and peers and learn about the latest technologies, techniques, and strategies. Adobe has splendor roadmap to dazzle ColdFusion‘s future with next releases “ColdFusion Splendor” and “ColdFusion Dazzle”.

Here is a sneak peak on the next version of ColdFusion

ColdFusion server codenamed “Splendor”

• Mobile – Streamlined Mobile Application Development

• Revamped and new PDF functionalities

• Enabling Enterprise to easily integrate with Social Media Streams

• Improved installation and deployment experience

ColdFusion Builder codenamed “Thunder”

• End-to-end Mobile Application Development Workflow

• Improved getting started experience

• Professional JavaScript Development support

ColdFusion on cloud

ColdFusion “Splendor” AMI on AWS

• Flexible cloud offerings

Some of other focus areas for Splendor

Performance, Security, Pluggable Framework, HTML5

References: Adobe ColdFusion Future Product Releases Roadmap