Dealing with mundane and time consuming tasks needed to deliver web applications sucks the fun out of developing. Even less fun are marketers demanding more and more website capabilities while complaining they aren’t being delivered fast enough. The clock is always ticking making agility critically important. CommonSpot puts the fun back in developing by giving you the tools you need to be more innovative, speed up the development process, and move with the pace of the market.


CRUD-less Development

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Build site applications quickly through UI, not code. CommmonSpot handles all of the Create, Read, Update, and Delete functions so you don't have to.

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Leverage Open Source Apps In Our App Library

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Run by customers for customers, the PaperThin Community—a.k.a. 'The Commons'—gives developers many distinct advantages that help you work smarter, be more productive, and better support your organization's strategic business initiatives. Among other things, you can network with your peers and leverage the open source apps, knowledge, and expertise of the PaperThin community. Community features include: user profiles, forums, blogs, articles, apps, topic webinars, ask the expert sessions, and so on.

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Choose From More Than 2000 APIs

Thousands of API's

CommonSpot gives IT and developers the tools needed to customize and enhance the UI, programmatically import and export data, and easily integrate with any third party application using nearly 2000 APIs.

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Develop Applications Faster Using A Flexible Framework


Jumpstart application development initiatives by shaving time off of projects that would otherwise take weeks to code. Developers can complete projects in the ADF in mere days saving organizations time and money, and helping achieve faster time to market.

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Bootstrap Compatible

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CommonSpot CMS is 100% compatible with the Bootstrap framework for developing responsive, mobile-first projects on the web.

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Support for Grid Systems

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Grid systems are the fastest and easiest way to create responsive web designs. CommonSpot supports popular grid systems making it easy to implement responsive designs for your site.

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Custom Field Types

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In addition to more than a dozen out-of-the-box field types, CommonSpot makes it easy to create your own to use in custom content objects, simple forms, and metadata forms. This gives you complete control over how information is collected within the system, and enables you to build rich custom applications and application interfaces.

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Custom Content Object Creation

Custom content object creation.

A CMS is more than just a WYSWYG editor. You need the ability to define content types, and easily structure and house that content. CommonSpot content objects come with powerful rendering controls for adding rich content to your site.

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Embeddable Custom Code

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When you can't get what you need out of the box, you can always create and call your own custom code to get the job done. CommonSpot includes features to help you create, use, reuse, and manage custom modules simply and easily.

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Custom Code Integration

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As part of an open, extensible architecture, CommonSpot makes it easy to embed alternative script elements in CommonSpot pages.

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Base Site

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The CommonSpot Base site gives you a powerful set of applications, sample pages, and management dashboards, plus all the infrastructure and support you need to get an effective web site up and running fast.

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CommonSpot fully supports the latest Web standards such as HTML5 helping developers improve the user experience in a variety of ways.

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Data Manager Field Type

CommonSpot adds to the advanced functionality already available through extensive custom object support with a Data Manager field type. This field comes standard with CommonSpot to enable authors to display and manage related data from different content objects within a single editing interface.

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Widget Gallery

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PaperThin has created a gallery of helpful modules available, such as image carousels, slide shows, and other popular widgets that can save you time customizing your site.

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