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VIOMA Content Manager Features
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Access Statistics - VIOMA can provide statistics on page views, user accesses, and related information.
Audit Trail - VIOMA provides a detailed listing of changes and updates to content, for example, who changed which content.
Bread Crumbs - The Content Manager provides a trail for the user to follow back to the starting/entry point of a website. This feature can also be used to see how visitors navigate your website to improve the navigation.
Business Logic - Business Logic powers all the backend functions for manipulating and storing data dynamically, and may, for example, be used for messaging, ordering, billing, or integrating with back-end systems.
Configurable URLs - With the URL Manager, the site manager can change long and complicated URLs to more straightforward and shorter URLs. Visitors don't get lost due to complicatated URLs.
Content Editing - VIOMA enables editing arbitrary content, including (but not limited to) text, graphics, and links, with several different editor choices.
Content Input Forms - Content input forms allow Site Managers to create, edit and maintain forms for Content Authors to use. These forms are extremely versatile and allow the site to be customized for any layout.
Content Scheduler - The Content Author's interface in VIOMA allows content to be published at a scheduled time, for a scheduled amount of time. This makes it possible to have content rotate on a weekly - or even hourly - schedule automatically.
CSS Layout - Using Cascading StyleSheets (CSS) adds configurable styles to a webpage that can be completely changed - without changing any of your webpages - simply by replacing the stylesheet.
Customizable Interface - VIOMA Content Manager 4.0 includes branding, which allows the VIOMA interface to be customized visually to resemble your company's existing style.
Cut and Paste - VIOMA allows authors to cut and paste directly in the editing window.
Database Repository - VIOMA stores all content as XML (eXtensible Markup Language) in a configurable database repository. The repository supports all standard databases, including Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Oracle, DB2, and other JDBC-compliant databases.
Dynamic Content - Webpages are generated at the time of viewing from content in the repository, allowing content, images, and links to be generated dynamically from business logic, a news feed, or other data sources.
Dynamic Menus - Non-technical users can easily create and update your website's menus using forms-based interfaces.
Dynamic Sitemap - Using Business Logic, the sitemap for a website can be dynamically generated upon page viewing to provide the most up-to-date navigation for your site.
Editors - VIOMA comes with several built-in editors to satisfy a variety of requirements for either enforced site consistency or individual page styles. They include basic styles and can be extended at any time.
External Formats - VIOMA supports rich content, including (but not limited to) text, pdf, Microsoft Word documents, movies, sound files, pictures, Macromedia Flash objects and news feeds.
Failover - VIOMA supports redundancy and failover, both at the repository level and the server level.
Form Validation - Scalable form-map validation uses open-source standard technology from the Barracuda Project (www.barracudamvp.com).
Friendly URLs - Site navigation uses clear-text, readable URLs to promote easy navigation and allows for bookmarking of valuable pages.
Full Text Search - In addition to the built-in repository search, VIOMA can be integrated with industry-standard search engines.
Group Manager - VIOMA includes Group Management for Site Masters to create and maintain user groups and organize their permissions and security levels.
Handheld Friendly - By dynamically loading templates and content based on the device requesting the page, VIOMA supports publishing to handheld and mobile devices.
HIPAA Compliance - Our Health portals and associated components are all HIPAA-compliant. HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, which sets standards for privacy in electronic communications that contain individuals' health information.
Indexing/Searching - VIOMA includes a title-searching capability and all content is indexed and sorted into folders upon upload. You can search for content objects in the content list by writing a specific object name or a part of an object name.
Layout Manager - VIOMA uses industry-standard XHTML templates to define the look and feel of the site, ensuring consistency and reusability. Using templates, the entire look and feel of the site can be changed instantly and simply.
Localization - By separating design from content, the same site can easily be represented and managed in multiple languages.
Meta Tags - When users create or edit content, the information is automatically coded with the appropriate, predefined meta tags and stored as XML metadata in the content repository. Authors are then free to concentrate on content.
Multiple Sites - One VIOMA server can maintain and coordinate multiple independent sites.
Page Creation - Non-technical users can easily create new content pages consistent with the predefined overall look and feel of the site.
Personalization - The content manager can personalize displayed web content for different viewer groups.
Preview Content - Updated or created content can be easily previewed before publishing inside of VIOMA.
Privilege Management - A Site Manager can restrict access to content areas for external visitors. The system can either use the internal VIOMA security controls or be integrated with industry-standard authentication/authorization systems such as LDAP.
Real-Time Updates - Content Authors can update and publish in real-time.
Remote Access - Users can access the VIOMA system from any web browser that supports Java. No client software install is needed.
Reports - VIOMA provides support for configurable reports, such as access statistics or user statistics.
Role Management - Granular access privileges to VIOMA is granted on a per-user basis. Role Management is easy to learn and use, providing customizable access to VIOMA.
Search and Replace - Content editors support search and replace.
Section 508/ADA - VIOMA supports Section 508/ADA compliant webpage code.
Secure Access - The system is secured with passwords. Depending on the user's rights, the user has access to different parts/roles of VIOMA.
Staging Content - A user can add new content at any time, directly to the existing website. Alternatively, content can be published to staging areas to be reviewed and approved for later publishing.
Survey/Poll Tool - Site Managers can easily add survey and poll infrastructure via Business Logic and use form validation to ensure completeness. Content Authors can easily update the poll questions.
Syndication (RSS) - VIOMA allows RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds to be included in webpages.
Templating - Templates are designed for publishing data using a number of web publishing standards, such as CSS, XHTML, XML, and XSLT. Templates are dynamically mapped to content upon page view in order to display pages based on request.
Undo - Content authors can undo changes and revert to avy previously stored version of the page.
Upload HTML - The Upload Tool can automatically upload entire websites comprised of static pages and other content.
Upload/Extract Tools - Upload and Extract tools are useful for bulk migration of content into and out of the repository, and are used for uploading to a different server or just to back up the system.
User Interfaces - VIOMA is structured in three different user interfaces for different user roles: Content Author (non-technical users), Site Master (web developer), and Site Administrator (IT administrator).
Versioning - Versioning allows site content and design to be restored, either page-by-page or the entire site.
Visitor Profiling - The system can track visitors that log on to the site, record browsers, and operating system, paths they visit on the site, for how long, time of the day, etc, and dynamically tailor content for their interest.
Website Rollback - The Rollback Manager creates a backup version of updated content and design. This backup can be restored at a future date with Versioning or Undo.
Workflow Manager - The Workflow Manager controls workflow such that only users with appropriate permissions can update a website. Content is published according to its publishing dates and the staging access-rights of the author. Using workflow, sites can require editorial approval of content before publishing online.
Access Statistics
Audit Trail
Bread Crumbs
Business Logic
Configurable URLs
Content Editing
Content Input Forms
Content Scheduler
CSS Layout
Customizable Interface
Cut and Paste
Database Repository
Dynamic Content
Dynamic Menus
Dynamic Sitemap
Editors
External Formats
Failover
Form Validation
Friendly URLs
Full Text Search
Group Manager
Handheld Friendly
HIPAA Compliance
Indexing/Searching
Layout Manager
Localization
Meta Tags
Multiple Sites
Page Creation
Personalization
Preview Content
Privilege Management
Real-Time Updates
Remote Access
Reports
Role Management
Search and Replace
Section 508/ADA
Secure Access
Staging Content
Survey/Poll Tool
Syndication (RSS)
Templating
Undo
Upload HTML
Upload/Extract Tools
User Interfaces
Versioning
Visitor Profiling
Website Rollback
Workflow Manager
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