Kentico Releases Free CMS for ASP.NET
Kentico Software, a Web content management system vendor,
released a free version of its flagship product, Kentico CMS for ASP.NET. The
free edition allows customers to build and manage Web sites, online stores,
intranets, and Web 2.0 community sites.
Previously, Kentico has offered only commercial licenses of its software. The new free edition supports WYSIWIG editing, search engine optimization, news, blogs, RSS feeds, newsletters, forums, polls, online forms, a product catalog with shopping cart, an image gallery, and many other features. It also comes bundled with three Web site templates: a corporate site, an online store, and a personal site. Web developers can create their own Web sites with custom designs and they can extend the system with custom code.
The free edition can be used for both commercial and personal sites without any license fees. It is intended primarily for smaller Web sites with up to 1,000 pages and a single content editor. The users of the free edition are require to put the Kentico logo in the footer of their Web site.
Kentico will showcase its content management solution at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles and at the Gilbane Conference in Boston this fall.
Kentico CMS is a Web content management solution that provides a complete set of features for building Web sites on the Microsoft ASP.NET platform. It supports content/design separation, workflow, permissions, multilingual support, full-text search, SEO, online forms, image galleries, forums, blogs, polls, and 90+ configurable Web parts. Kentico CMS is available at http://www.kentico.com. The free edition can be downloaded from http://www.kentico.com/freecms.aspx.
Price: US$749 to US$1,499 per Web site.
Web Site: http://www.kentico.com