A Review of the Best and Most Intuitive Flash CMS Solutions
CMS (Content Management), Flash Design, Frameworks, Web Design
Despite the rumors, Flash websites are still very much popular. Flash does provide a unique and rich user experience with its amazing animations, unique effects, its somewhat genius interactivity. Yes, Flash can be beautiful, but it is also very difficult to learn and is certainly very difficult to easily update (especially for clients) and maintain.
For the past few years Flash developers have been struggling to create a powerful and intuitive content management system, which would allow the developer to quickly manage and maintain there Flash sites, and also a system in which the basic end-user could edit and update their Flash websites with little or no Flash knowledge.
There are two main types of Flash content management systems at the moment: Web based Flash CMS and desktop based Flash CMS. The first type, web based CMSes are apps similar to WordPress, Joomla…, where both the website and the admin panel are accessed online and the website files are updated directly on the server. The second type, desktop based CMSes, are software that allows you to manage Flash templates locally and then publish them to a server by FTP.
There are an enormous amount of various Flash CMS platforms available, in this article we take a closer look at its leading and most popular CMS solutions and products.