dotcms 2.5 Offers Easy-to-Deploy Push Publishing Architecture in the Cloud

Miami, Florida – September 25, 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 next generation of Enterprise Content Management Systems (CMS). Quick to deploy, open source, Java-based, open APIs, extensible and massively scalable, dotcms can rapidly deliver web sites, multi-channel sites, mobile apps, intranets, online campaigns -- ALL types of content driven web experiences - without calling in your developers.

dotCMS, out of the box, meets a majority of today’s user expectations. Also, since dotCMS is Java based and standards driven, it makes enterprise customizations and integrations simple for web development teams to implement.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately owned US company with offices in Miami, Florida; Boston, Massachusetts; San Jose, Costa Rica and Eindhoven, Netherlands. With a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community, dotCMS has generated more than a half- million downloads and thousands of implementations and integration projects worldwide.

Notable dotCMS customers include: Standard & Poors, Benjamin Moore, Hospital Corporation of America, Aon, eBay, Panasonic Corporation,, Constant Contact, Thomson Reuters,, Wiley Publishing, The Central Bank of Italy, The National Archives of Quebec, University of Texas and Colorado State University.