Magnolia is an open Java CMS that delivers smartphone simplicity on an enterprise-scale. The mobile-inspired HTML5 user interface works through customisable, task-focused Apps, a notification stream called the Pulse, and a system of Favorites for quickly accessing the workspace. Magnolia CMS allows organizations to orchestrate online services, sales and marketing across all digital channels, maximizing the impact of every touchpoint.

Magnolia’s open-source technology, support of open standards such as CMIS and JCR, as well as integration with the Spring Framework, enable developers to unlock back-end systems and third-party applications.

Magnolia CMS enterprise customers include: Abbott Diabetes Care, Al Arabiya, Allianz, Atlassian, DFAS, EADS, Generali Group, ING Bank, Foxtel, Michelin, Migros, Pirelli, Sony, TeliaSonera and US Navy. Magnolia is used in more than 100 countries across the world by governments and leading FORTUNE 500 enterprises.


  • Easy to use, fully-featured & highly scalable
  • Standard Templating Kit: Best practice Web-Site Construction Framework
  • Multi-Site, Multi-Language, Multi-Domain, Multi-Brand, Multi-Channel
  • Groovy Support (Interactive Shell, Scripts Workspace & use as Model)
  • Freemarker, JSP or custom Templating languages supported
  • WebDAV support for various workspaces (Scripts, Resources, Templates)
  • Public User Registration Module for user-generated content
  • Data Module to manage structured data (as well as hierarchical and semi-/non-structured content)
  • Automatic Menu Generation, Sitemaps, Google SItemap etc)
  • Built on JSR-170 API
  • Support for Themes & Sites
  • RSS Aggregation & Generation
  • SEO optimized content output
  • Accessible semantic XHTML output
  • Turn-key page templates

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  • I use Magnolia CMS for several projects on production now and I can't stress enough how awesome it is. Magnolia - unlike - other CMSes does not come with all the bells and whistles of themes, and a rich set of UI chrome. However, it does come with a very solid backend platform which allows you to do just about anything you want as far as content goes. It requires a more-than-the-average developer to get it setup but the learning curve is well worth it. It has seamless integration with Spring which is a huge plus if you want to make your website use your already existing Spring infrastructure and its architecture is extremely flexible. As a very recent example of its flexibility - I had to integrate a brand new templating language into Magnolia that does not come with it out of the box. In a matter of a couple of hours I was able to elegantly integrate that templating language and get it to work alongside the existing languages. Well worth a serious look into if you want to build a serious website / webapp.

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Campbell Ewald (CE) is one of the largest advertising and digital communications agencies in the United States. Founded in 1911 and headquartered in Michigan, USA, the company has nearly 150 digital specialists creating interactive and new media solutions. CE's extensive expertise ranges from web and mobile application architecture and development, to social media insights and monitoring, to creative concepts and development. CE's holistic approach to digital strategy and implementation focuses on user-centered design. CE partners with a score of national brands, including Center for Disease Control, Chicken of the Sea, General Motors, Kaiser Permanente, OnStar, USAA, the United States Mint, the United States Navy, and the United States Postal Service. CE’s advertising, digital communications and consumer insights, have garnered many industry awards, including Ogilvy, MOSAIC, ECHO, Cannes, and EFFIE.



headwire, founded in 2000, is a Orange County/California based company helping business implement their WCM strategies and building web applications based on their WCM infrastructure. Our clients range from the insurance sector to the movie business. Headwire is a contributor to the Magnolia modules market and provides a set of technical as well as business solutions built on top of the Magnolia infrastructure. Example Magnolia work includes a social platform for the Swiss community in the United States (, a solution to sign up for private health care with full PDF form generation and a Policy Management solution (, an electronic document delivery platform to help the insurance sales process ( with a lead tracking solution and various websites providing employee healthcare information.



Logicdrop is a boutique technology firm specialized in the development and integration of enterprise applications that need to blend multiple sources of content or data with business intelligence and reporting. Over the last decade, Logicdrop has become a leading provider of enterprise application and content management solutions for numerous Fortune 1000 companies. Logicdrop helps clients discover and define mission-critical features and requirements early then provides solutions that are built, tested, and delivered iteratively.

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NRG-Edge provides financial institutions with innovative, usability focused marketing websites that are Web Content Managed and powered by Magnolia. As the only current North American OEM Partner of Magnolia, we pride ourselves in uniquely extending and customizing the Magnolia Web Content Management application to suit the specific needs of our clients.



Recognized by Advertising Age as one of the top digital marketing agencies in the U.S., VML delivers creative solutions at the intersection of marketing and technology. VML is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, with principal offices worldwide. VML handles national, regional and global agency of record responsibilities, providing enterprise website strategy and development, and emerging media leadership. VML was named a Leader in the Forrester Wave report: US Interactive Agencies — Strategy and Execution. VML engineers best-in-class digital experiences for some of the most respected and recognized brands in the world, including Carlson Hotels, Colgate-Palmolive, Dell, English Premier League, Ford, Gatorade, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Kellogg, Microsoft, Sam’s Club, SAP, Southwest Airlines, Western Union and Xerox.