The developers have used a number of progressive developments, which are absent in the products of competitors. First is the concept of universal modules with which you can create a separate partition site. For example, the 'Directory of materials' – it's a parent to the news stream, a directory of articles and blog. Such opportunities have appeared thanks to a very flexible system configuration of each module. The blocks are responsible for the visual display Information section of the site. With the help of the administrative interface, you can customize the layout of blocks and get access to templates with HTML-markup. To create a template using template Smarty, which allowed make all the code in the script modules and templates, leaving only the markup.
We also liked the tools to import / export settings and partition blocks. The site is also available ready-made configuration (online store Blog and corporate site). According to the developers if there is a ready-made design, the integration of a typical configuration has a maximum of 1-2 hours. Very impressed with the special Windows-client, which serves as the control center groups of sites! Installation Wizard takes all the work on the pumping system for hosting and import settings. It is only necessary to set FTP-access database and MySQL. You can even choose one of the suggested configurations and ready to proceed immediately to filling of the site. Conclusions We have tested a number of interesting CMS-solutions and concluded that our best match the requirements of two products – 1C-Bitrix Site Manager and A-CMS. The first CMS – very powerful, flexible in configuration, but has a high price and system requirements. A-CMS – very flexible in the use of a product that fits us all for the price. Shelf configurations and support for Smarty – is another plus of this CMS.