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Looking for cms with no rendering, just database usage..

Posted on 2011-10-12
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We currently use an inhouse written content manager that we use to put advertisements, news articles, ect into a database.. Our custom sites then pull this information from the database and render it on the screen..

Were looking for a new content manager that has more features than the one that we currently use.. Only ones I have found are for creating an entire site and they do the website rendering themselves, but this isnt what we want..

Does anyone know of a content manager that just puts records into a database that we can then pull from the database and render using our custom sites?
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by:Chris M
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This sounds like you want a CMS which understands your database too.
I think most CMSs will come with their own kind of DB and of course added functionality.

There's one i can recommend. It's called Kentico. (www.kentico.com)
Sorry it is not free but try it out. Cheers.
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That is correct.. I need one that uses MSSQL server..
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by:Ramesh Babu Vavilla
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kentico.com is a CMS which uses MS SQL Server.
sitecore.net it really rocks, sitecore 6.5 is the best CMS with socail media integration
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Ill look at both of them today, but do they put content into the database so that it can be extracted easily? I dont want to use the rendering that the cms's provide..
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by:Chris M
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diamondcomics,
I would like to know if the solution I posted earlier suited your requirements.
Kentico & SQL server blend well.
I suggested this because you categorised the query under mssql.

Be blessed.
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None of them will work for us.. Were just going to add functionality to our inhouse cms system..
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No other options will work..
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