Silverstripe Features List

Silverstripe - Open Source CMS Features

Typical list of SilverStripe expectations:

Function
  • Choice between approval processes for content publishing ie: (author is editor and publisher), (author / editor / publisher) without reliance on Internetrix

Yes

  1. Full version control of content in draft and published mode with the ability to track iterations through to final

Yes

  1. Subscriptions to updates by page

Yes

  1. Accept user ratings and store those user ratings over time

Yes

  1. Cross linking between sections

Yes

  1. Colour coding of sections

Yes

  1. Word to HTML conversion with simple copy and paste

Yes

  1. Automatically create PDF and Word formats from HTML with implementation of the SilverStripe PDF rendition module

Yes

  1. Fully accessible reporting system for staff is available in SilverStripe and as a default provides: Empty pages report, Pages edited in the last two weeks report, to do report and broken links report.  Further customised reports can easily be developed.

Yes

  1. Bookmarking

Yes

  1. Built-in search functionality

Yes

  1. Printer-friendly compliance

Yes

  1. General enquiry / feedback tool

Yes

  1. Integrate with IIS 7 / webserver 2008 / Microsoft webserver technology

Yes

  1. HTML 5.0 compliant

Yes

  1. Google Analytics code on each page

Yes

  1. Multi platform capable ie: mobile, tablet

Yes

  1. WCAG 2.0 compliant - Level AA

Yes

  1. Distributed authorship

Yes

  1. In-line editor

Yes

  1. Basic image editor so authors can submit their own media (via guidelines)

Yes

  1. Thumbnails and Search of all media so that browsing media is possible at a glance and/or tags

Yes

  1. Clear review and approval paths

Yes

  1. Drag and drop survey module

Yes

  1. Robust e-newsletters module (statistics, click tracking, in-situ subscribe/unsubscribe, HTML client check, list management backend software)

Yes

  1. Method for managing business papers (meeting agenda, reports and minutes) in team context

Yes

  1. Serve multimedia (YouTube, maps) in page

Yes

  1. Integrate with server OS

Yes

  1. Blog software interface or integration with WordPress blogs

Yes

  1. Facebook, Twitter integration

Yes

  1. Output and receive RSS feeds

Yes

  1. Capacity to integrate with other software

Yes

  1. Survey function

Yes

  1. Media browser that can handle NICNAS photos

Yes

  1. Capacity to create apps of selected website sections

Yes

  1. Ability to backup site, or integrate with backup tools

Yes

General list of SilverStripe capabilities

Function
  1. Cross-browser support

Yes

  1. File and digital asset management

Yes

  1. Printer-friendly version control

Yes

  1. Accessibility version control, including the provision of text-only content, W3C requirements

Yes

  1. Easy-to-use editing features

Yes

  1. Non-technical interfaces

Yes

  1. Knowledge of HTML should not be a requirement to publish simple documents

Yes

  1. Provision of search and audit functions

Yes

  1. Style sheets – templates and themes to simplify management and provide a consistent look and feel. Separation of content and presentation.

Yes

  1. Search engine friendly

Yes

  1. Ability to work with / talk to other systems

Yes

  1. Compatibility modes, with the ability to distinguish between accessing devices i.e. computer, laptop, mobile

Yes

  1. Breadcrumbs

Yes

  1. Friendly URL configuration

Yes

Content editing

Function
  1. Ability to offer specialist page editing (html, scripts etc) for advance users

Yes

  1. Ability to publish different forms of content, such as text, graphics and multimedia

Yes

  1. Ability to handle standard file formats such as Word, Excel, PDF, JPG etc

Yes

  1. Spell check capabilities

Yes

  1. Use of workflow tools such as edit/approval, notify, scheduling, tasks, email alerts, versioning and deletions

Yes

  1. Version control including archiving and rollback content

Yes

  1. Metadata facilities for the control of authorship, dates, context, help

Yes

  1. Centralised repository for files including images

Yes

  1. Multilingual support

Yes

  1. Online forms and surveys

Yes

  1. Date roll on/off scheduling

Yes

  1. Email updates when changes and additions are made to websites

Yes

  1. Password protected areas (members only)

Yes

  1. Image support for resizing and uploading

Yes

Administration

Function
  1. Electronic control of roles and responsibilities such as administration, edit and publish (individual level)

Yes

  1. Security functions to control rights, responsibilities and permissions of groups and individuals

Yes

  1. Integrated site search engine controls

Yes

  1. Link management and maintenance

Yes

  1. Navigate within the CMS amongst multiple sites

Yes

  1. Internet and Intranet capabilities

Yes

  1. Extensive reporting capabilities

Yes

  1. Maintenance of site navigation

Yes

Advanced Features

Function
  1. Interface with other systems, data sources, web services, API and websites giving ability for end-to-end services

Yes

  1. Individualised portal services, including customisations

Yes

  1. Analytics / Reporting / Google Analytics integration

Yes

  1. Blogs, Wiki, review capabilities

Yes

  1. Podcasts, video streaming, image gallery, Flash and virtual tours

Yes

  1. Content tagging capabilities across the site

Yes

  1. Online subscription services

Yes

  1. E-newsletters functionality

Yes

  1. Transaction capabilities with Bpay and ticket sales

Yes

  1. Support, feature development and user group

Yes

  1. Interactive mapping and location maps for venues and facilities

Yes

  1. Social media interactions

Yes

  1. Edit templates from within the administrative interface

Yes

  1. Feeds features

Yes

  1. Enabled single source publication

Yes

  1. Online polls

Yes

  1. Email to a friend

Yes

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