dotCMS 2.5 opens a world of easy-to-deploy and powerful push publishing architectures in the cloud.

Sep 23, 2013

Miami, Florida – September 24, 2013 – dotCMS, an open source, Java-based content management system, announces the release of version 2.5 – which continues to add features that address real world challenges faced by content managers, web developers and java developers in the modern enterprise.  

“2.5 focuses on providing an advanced, flexible and efficient publishing platform for large scale content management deployments,” said Will Ezell, CTO of dotCMS.  “Like all things in dotCMS, the push publishing has been designed to be simple to use and still provide the power to design the architecture and process that fits your organizations’ needs”.

Push Publishing Features Include:

  • Easy browser-based administration - manage your remote servers and publishing process via an intuitive web based Administration UI. 

  • One and Two-way synchronization - Sync your content changes between servers in any direction to insure your Development, Testing and Production setups all have the latest data.

  • Push Spring Web and OSGi applications - Remotely publish web applications, which can include Spring Web Apps, content, assets or code between environments.

  • Scales to your needs - Push Publish anything from a single piece of content to an entire web site.

  • Scriptable deployments - Build downloadable, repeatable bundles that can be deployed (RESTfully) to multiple dotCMS instances programmatically.


Some examples of server configurations possible with dotCMS push publishing include:

Authoring Delivery

Authoring Load Balanced, High Availability Delivery

Authoring Testing/UAT Delivery

Authoring Delivery and Disaster Recovery

Authoring Geographic Content Distribution

Authoring Multi-node Shared Nothing Delivery

Other improvements in dotCMS 2.5 include: improved UX/UI of Content Search Manager; RESTful saving of content via JSON, XML or Form encoded posts, authentication with Social Media tooling and improved authentication methods for the REST APIs.

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a content management system that helps global enterprises with multiple brands, subsidiaries, and franchises manage, optimize, and scale content across languages and channels.  Brands such as Dairy Queen, Newell, Firstmac, Telus, and Comcast have chosen dotCMS for its unique ability to manage thousands of sites and consolidate multiple CMSs onto a single, unified instance of dotCMS to streamline content management across teams while saving money on platform costs.

dotCMS’ universal approach to content management also means that companies have the choice to deliver content traditionally or headlessly. Headless developers can work within the front-end framework of choice while still providing marketers with visual editing tools so they can go to market with their business-critical content and decrease their dependency on technical teams.