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About Superdesk

Superdesk is a state-of-the-art digital newsroom system. It combines headless CMS functionality with powerful workflow features for an end-to-end news creation, production, curation and distribution platform. Built alongside journalists in the newsroom, it has a modular, API-centric design that enables news organisations to add and adapt the functionality most relevant to their business. Superdesk is an open-source web-based newsroom software that integrates easily with legacy systems as well as third-party applications.

About WordPress

WordPress is a free and open-source tool and content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

WordPress also features integrated link management, a search engine–friendly platform, the ability to assign multiple categories to articles and support for tagging of posts and blogs.

It is one of the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management systems available today.

About Acquia

Acquia offers a Content Management System for organizations to securely develop, deliver and host websites. The CMS is a Drupal-tuned application lifecycle management suite with a complete infrastructure to support Drupal deployment workflow processes from development and staging through to production. Acquia Cloud includes powerful developer user interfaces, secure server access using SSH, and automated deployment from a version-controlled code repository. It runs on proven open-source technologies that we've selected, tested, and optimized for Drupal. With Acquia Cloud, Acquia delivers comprehensive Drupal infrastructure support from a single vendor.

Other solutions offered by Acquia are Multisite Management, Drupal 8 Starter Kit, Digital Asset Management, and Integrated Commerce & Content.

Features

  • A/B Testing
  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons

Features

  • API
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons

Features

  • A/B Testing
  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons

Summary

  • Powerful customization options

  • Easily create and save custom searches

  • Newsroom automation

  • Build new products and services with user-friendly content profiles

  • Add context to stories with text annotations

  • Maintain a paper trail with file attachments

  • Multiple languages

Summary

  • Search engine and SEO friendly: WordPress.com is optimized for SEO and getting your site in front of searchers on Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others.

  • Easy to use: WordPress.com lets its users easily create beautiful and powerful websites or blogs.

  • Tagging: Tags provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about.

  • Themes: WordPress users may install and switch between themes, which allow users to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website.

  • User's own domain name: Users can set up and configure a custom domain.

Summary

  • Adding media to content

  • Analyzing site visitor statistics

  • Creating a subtheme of Commons origins

  • Creating and managing groups

  • Enabling group privacy

  • Using the people directory

  • Marketing integration

  • Content as a service

  • Cloud platform

Pricing

Pro


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 2 Day Workshop with Project Manager
  • 8 Hours of End User Training
  • Global Customer Support
  • Road-map Prioritization Meetings - Have your say in Superdesk's development
  • Services managed by Sourcefabric

Enterprise


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Custom Integration with Legacy Technologies
  • Tailored Implementation of 3rd Party APIs
  • A Continuous Development Partnership with the Sourcefabric Team
  • Development of New Features Specific to Your Needs

Self-starter

Free
Included in plan:
  • Access to Sourcefabric Wiki's
  • A copy of the full Superdesk Manual
  • Software available on GitHub

Pricing

Personal

$141.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 100,000 typical monthly Drupal pageview capacity
  • 25 GB Storage
  • One codebase (with the option to add more for $75/mo)
  • Separate development, staging, and production environments
  • Professional build/test/deploy tools for developers
  • Performance and security monitoring, analysis, and troubleshooting tools
  • Team & access management tools
  • Ticket support for non-self-service issues during business hours
  • Local development with Acquia Dev Desktop
  • Access to documentation, Knowledge Base and other resources
  • Acquia Search
  • Automated backups

Small

$296.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 100 GB Storage
  • 500,000 typical monthly Drupal pageview capacity

Medium

$516.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 200 GB Storage
  • 1,000,000 typical monthly Drupal pageview capacity

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Our robust open source code stack has proven itself as an ideal platform for integration with the existing legacy systems of newsrooms around the world, a crucial consideration for the successful implementation of any CMS. We continue to work closely with our clients and development partners to expand 3rd party app integration exactly as they require.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Superdesk is a content management system for news agencies, newspapers and corporate publishers. Although Superdesk was designed in collaboration with the world’s leading news agencies, it’s highly scalable design provides writers and editors with intuitive, lightweight CMS tools regardless of the publishing environment.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • As well as a full end-user guide, an in-depth technical manual is available to guide IT-specialists in the proper installation of Superdesk. Serviced Superdesk customers will be provided with on-site training for end-users and technical staff, as well as access to our global network of systems administrators and support technicians.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Superdesk combines a state-of-the-art editorial workflow with effortless CMS functionality for a complete creation, curation, and distribution platform. Superdesk allows digital publishers and news organisations to add and adapt its functionality to suit their individual needs through its API-centric design.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Superdesk is designed from its conception to manage the entire cross-desk production workflow of news organisations, large or small.

FAQs

    What platforms does this service support?
  • WordPress is a cross-platform service working on on Mac or Windows, and there also exist native applications for WebOS, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used for creation and maintenance of websites or blogs.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • This service integrates with many other apps.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • There are multiple API sections / topics, like Dashboard Widgets API, Database API, HTTP API, File Header API, Filesystem API, Metadata API etc.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • WordPress user consist of many famous blogs, news outlets, music sites, Fortune 500 companies and celebrities.
    For example, famous blogs like Mashable and TechCrunch are both on WordPress. News outlets like The New York Times’ blog and CNN’s on-air.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • WordPress allows several users to access and administrate a site, with various permission levels controlling user and team access across the board.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • WordPress's primary support website is WordPress.org - providing the online manual for WordPress and a living repository for WordPress information and documentation. There are also WordPress Forums, live chat, email, support pages.

FAQs

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, there is multi-user capacity offered.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Drupal, Amazon, Manifest, Shutterstock, Zendesk.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of Acquia are medium-sized and large enterprises.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offers API.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for digital content management.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: Phone Support, Email Support, Help Center Requests, Phone Support, Knowledge Base.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Acquia is a web-based service.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with Drupal.

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Who uses Superdesk
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English, Norwegian, Portuguese, Greek, Spanish, Arabic, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses WordPress
  • Personal
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Acquia
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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