Forums CMS



Use interactive features on your website, forum, blog, intranet, or extranet. With the Forum/Web 2.0 Bundle, create a forum or community or integrate interactive features into your website. The contentXXL CMS makes it easy to integrate comments, reviews, surveys, and tag clouds.

Your benefit

A variety of uses are possible without any need for additional software. Your users produce user-generated content (for free) and deliver valuable customer insights through the comments and ratings functions. Interaction and connection to the community create customer loyalty and additional communication options

Details "Forums and interactive Web 2.0 features"

Features of the CMS for forums and web 2.0

Surveys, votes, ratings, and comments:
such features had become an increasingly frequent part of a website, intranet, or extranet presence, long before the advent of web 2.0. And not just in communities. They function similarly, but often have to programmed anew. With the survey and comments modules for our CMS, these functions are available for easy and flexible use right out-of-the-box.

All functions of the contentXXL framework are used:
categories are just as possible as multilingual surveys or access rights.
No programming is required, but they can still be customized. Lots of additional information, customization points, and flexible templating make the CMS modules usable for very different purposes.

Our content management system provides various features for the realization of web 2.0 features, including:

  • forums
  • survey and ratings functions (voting, ranking, rating);
  • recommendation and comment functions for pages and objects
  • tag cloud (tagging, categories)
  • Captcha


Survey & reviews

The CMS survey module lets you create surveys, polls, and review functions directly from the CMS.
Various issues and potential answers can be specified. You can also opt to show users the results of the voting.

In addition, content such as articles or news items can be rated.

CMS survey module features

  • create multiple surveys or polls
  • yes/no, multiple choice, or single choice answers
  • WYSIWYG editing of descriptions
  • additional image information possible
  • templates to design presentation regardless of content
  • graphical output of results
  • optional presentation of the results during or after the vote
  • automatic calculation of average and distribution of scores
  • results expressed in absolute terms or as a percentage
  • post on different sites and for timeframes
  • approval function
  • set a closing date (optional)
  • multilingual surveys with language-switch in the context of the survey
  • archive results
  • access rights
  • integration with other modules
  • use as a ranking function for various objects, especially articles



The comment module allows comments on pages or content objects such as messages, documents, contacts, etc. to be posted.

CMS comments module features

  • can be placed with drag & drop or by programming the page or object template
  • freely designed via templates
  • less complexity than the forum module
  • simple unformatted text input possible
  • pre-defined fields such as user name, email, subject, etc. and user-defined fields (e.g. category, topic)
  • access rights assignable for modification, deletion, etc.
  • linear structure of comments in a list view
  • headers and footers, paging
  • links to object commented on, to all comments, and to create a new comment in the template
  • language-dependent assignment to pages and/or objects, such as messages, documents, products, or contacts
  • assignment irrespective of where object is published
  • customization points easily extend functionality, such as moderated comments section
  • sample email notifications and addition of custom information (such as IP address)


Tag cloud

The tag cloud module allows the contentXXL CMS to visualize information with a tag cloud.
The tag cloud makes CMS information via various categories.

A tag cloud is a method for the visual presentation of information and is a common Web 2.0 feature.
It involves a collection of links that help users navigate your site and find interesting topics. Like a real cloud, the tag cloud changes over time in terms of the concepts presented and their size.
The size of the cloud results automatically from the number of hits, mentions, or other statistic (in the contentXXL CMS, the importance of individual categories).

contentXXL GmbH is the manufacturer of the CMS for Microsoft Server that goes by the same name. contentXXL CMS has been used by leading companies around the world and in all sectors to build and maintain dynamic web sites and intranet/extranet portals.

The ASP.NET-based CMS is available in three different editions (Basic, Professional and Enterprise). Although the features are oriented to the requirements of international companies and conglomerates requiring content in multiple languages, the system is also ideally suited for small and medium-sized businesses thanks to its attractive pricing model.

Customers can either lease or purchase the system and install it directly on their own servers.

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