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 the most agile, scalable and secure content management system for enterprise. Built on leading Java technology, dotCMS is an open-source, hybrid-headless content management system that gives developers the flexibility of a headless CMS while equipping marketers with no-code visual content authoring.  Whether you're building a network of global websites, an employee intranet, customer portal, or single page web application, dotCMS helps you manage content, images, and assets in one centralized location and deliver them to any channel.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately held US company with a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community. dotCMS has generated millions of downloads and more than 100,000 implementations and integration projects worldwide. Notable customers include: Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America, Royal Bank of Canada, Comcast, Thomson Reuters, Dairy Queen, City Furniture, Varo Bank, Lennox International, Firstmac and Newell Brands.