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New 5.1 Release of FirstSpirit CMS Ensures a Faster Time to Market and Optimized User Experience
CMS from e-Spirit provides editors and developers along the entire online supply chain even better usability
“With our new 5.1 version of the FirstSpirit CMS, we are reinforcing our concept of the ‘Global User Experience,’
There are two key areas that are highlighted in the enhanced FirstSpirit 5.1 release. FirstSpirit's browser-based, central editorial environment, “ContentCreator”
A brief glance at the FirstSpirit 5.1 highlights:
FirstSpirit Content Creator Experience
· Multi-perspective Preview: Content in every dimension
The new Multi-perspective Preview allows online editors to view content pages in FirstSpirit through the eyes of their respective visitors. It takes just one click to review exactly what content is being displayed to which target group at what time and how the pages look in different display sizes. The content and its display can be optimized directly in Multi-perspective Preview and editors can also conveniently manage marketing campaigns and content for different devices or individually defined personas. This considerably reduces the time and expense for developing responsive layout and makes maintaining websites in responsive design considerably easier.
· Seamlessly use Web applications:
The FirstSpirit ContentCreator is the central, Web-based cockpit for all content-related activities. Editors edit the website directly in the browser, from the website's preview page, which they can navigate just like on the productive page. Operating elements remain hidden until the editor moves the mouse over an area that they have editing rights to. This approach allows editors to intuitively move in the ContentCreator and immediately see how the website changes look without interference from the operating elements. In version 5.1, the editorial environment was further developed so that third-party Web applications can also be used directly in the ContentCreator preview (AppCenter functionality)
· Enhanced Drag&Drop support: Speeds up editorial work
The already comprehensive Drag&Drop options in the ContentCreator were further improved with editorial activities now able to be completed more intuitively, thus saving time. For example, links can be created using Drag&Drop. Also images, videos or other data from different sources, like the desktop, Web application or the internal FirstSpirit media management, can be dragged to the necessary area directly in preview.
FirstSpirit Developer Experience
· Template Inspector and Debugger: Improved templates facilitate and accelerate development
Instead of spending time looking in HTML code for certain areas that have to be changed, developers can use FirstSpirit's new highlighting feature in Template Inspector to easily find the right spot in the code in page preview mode. The visual Template Debugger now additionally supports software-based bug searches in the HTML code and helps developers to program templates faster and bug-free.
· FirstSpirit Content Transport: Simple reuse gets you to market faster
FirstSpirit 5.1 makes reusing project solutions easier than ever before. IT teams can now transfer complete project sections, such as from a test environment to the live server using external storage media and also across servers using cloud services such as Dropbox.
· Collaboration Support: Work more efficiently in remote teams
FirstSpirit 5.1 improves cooperation in local and remote development teams. Thanks to the new features that support an open development process, companies are benefiting optimally from the expertise and skills of the entire team. Embedding in continuous delivery and continuous integration processes was optimized so that the CMS provides even greater support for repeated and agile project implementation.
· Supports the preferred tool chain: You know what you like
Developers work faster and more reliably with tools they know and trust. That's why they can also use their preferred development tools (IDE, SVN/GIT, etc.) with FirstSpirit.
For more information FirstSpirit CMS, please visit www.e-Spirit.com.
e-Spirit is the manufacturer of the FirstSpirit™
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