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Aardonyx — A digital agency

Content Management Systems

We know how to enable your organization to save time and money by streamlining all of your digital assets into a seamless operation. We'll show you how to convert and automate your business processes so you can focus more on what you're best at.

Choosing the best CMS for you

In the recent years, many new CMS platforms have come onto the tech scene. We can set up a standard WordPress site for you, sure, but does WordPress best suit your needs? We will help you pick the CMS that matches your goals, whether those be easy editing, handling large numbers of users with advanced permissions, or extensive versioning, or ability to handle integrations with third-party APIs. Some of the CMS solutions we frequently recommend include:

  • Contentful

    One of the most popular headless solutions, Contentful has the ability to handle enterprise levels of content. Its advanced permissions, version control options, and thorough API capabilities make it an excellent choice for businesses.

  • Craft

    A “commercial open source” CMS with a headless option. Since it was originally built for websites (not blogs, like WordPress) it is more streamlined and nimble than some more ubiquitous options.

  • WordPress

    A staple of the industry. WordPress now also offers a headless option, though standard implementations are still the norm. It offers advantages in its ubiquity which may mean less training for staff–almost everyone has worked with WordPress at some point.

  • Storyblok

    A user-friendly headless CMS with an intuitive, drag and drop interface.

Headless performance, security and flexibility

The most modern CMS platforms are headless–this offers extreme advantages in performance and security, and maximizes your ability to expand into custom functionality and scale into the future. However, setting up a headless solution requires advanced coding skills—fortunately, our team of expert programmers is equipped and experienced with a multitude of headless options.

Automated advantages

Building headlessly means that we can take advantage of all the software development tools available, including automated processes that save you time. These tools include automatic image optimization–you don’t need to worry about uploading giant images anymore!—as well as automated error notifications that force our code to meet best practices and rules for ADA compliance. Your website also automatically scales to meet your user counts, so your site will gracefully handle sudden spikes in traffic.

The fastest sites on the web

We use software like Gatsby to offer Static Site Generation which keeps your site fast, even if it is a large site with many pages or images. In fact, our sites have been so fast that we’ve had to add in fake loaders. A fast website means happier users, more conversions, and a boost to your Google search results.

Your code is yours

You will have full access to any code we have written for you, during and after the project, which you can continue to build on. All code is stored in the Cloud using GitHub repositories, giving you other advantages as well—it has minute version control, meaning we can roll back to any previous version of your website at any time.

We help you use it

A CMS does no good if you don’t know how to use it. We will provide you with training in whatever form you prefer: live calls, videos you can share with your team, or detailed step-by-step PDF walk-throughs. In addition, we offer maintenance and support plans which allow you to reach out to us for help at any time.

More sophisticated content control

We offer advanced solutions for handling multi-language/translations (internationalization) and in-site search. We work directly with your content using APIs, meaning your users will get more accurate translations, and more helpful “smart” search results.

Content migration

Many of our clients come from traditional WordPress websites which they and their business have outgrown. We have many options for automated content migration, including writing custom scripts, minimizing your work in reviewing content after the move.

Pricing

Our headless CMS websites start at $3,000.

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