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CMS With Adobe Contribute front end

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Has anyone out there ever developed a .net CMS that integrates with Adobe Contribute?

Is there any prebuilt ones out there or has anyone attempted this?

We currently have a CMS that we developed in house but would like to have more interaction with products like contribute and other leading products like that.

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Hi jmarbutt,

I doubt there are any CMS in any language that integrate with Contribute because it's somewhat pointless.  Contribute is not meant to interact with dynamic data at all.  Either use a CMS and have the users use that interface to manage content or use Contribute with static pages.

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Well I have seen a few things for blogs using MetaWeblog which contribute supports, I was wondering if anyone had ever used that API for a CMS?
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Different focus (blog vs. CMS) and the API is a bit different (read: simpler) for blogs.

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Yeah I have kind of seen that. I have seen a few CMS solutions that allow some MetaWeblog logic but it just doesn't seem rich enough. I guess I will have to wait for someone to come out with a standard for CMS solutions on that end. I really want a way for our designers to use the tools they are most comfortable with and let our customers to use programs like contribute but it to be in a CMS solution.

Oh well it was worth asking.
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Do you want your customers to be able to affect the design of the final product or just content?

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Some of both, the main thing of course is the content. But I am wanting to give my designers a little bit more control and a little bit better interaction with the tools they are use too like dreamweaver and fireworks.
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Yeah I completely understand that, I am just trying to figure out the direction to move our current in house system for future projects and was hoping for any type of integration into some of these products. I am sure I will figure out something.
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If designers are the priority, the run (don't walk) away from Contribute.  Stick with Dreamweaver, it's the superior product.

Thanks for the points...this was a good question.

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Oh trust me I would never limit my designers to contribute. I just wish their was a way to give my end users a better interface like contribute because it is far superior than most CMS interfaces.

It is good to just have this to bounce ideas around because sometimes what makes sense in my head doesn't make sense on paper.

Now someone should just invent a MetaWebCMS and get it to be the standard.
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