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GBConnected™ Web Management System: Modular Feature Suite

GBConnected™ Web Management System: Administrative Features

Bilingual Content Management Interfaces

The administration centre console of the GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System is offered in both official languages of Canada, English and French.  GBConnected™ administrators can select, and modify, their language preference while working within the administration centre at any point.

Multilingual Template/Navigation Management

Web sites powered by the GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System can produce Web pages using any character set, and Web templates deployed with their corresponding character set.  GBConnected™ easily enables an administrator to manage all of the templates associated with a Web site.  GBConnected™ administrators also have the ability to create a mirror of the Web site produced using any character set at the push of a button, even after the initial Web site has been deployed.  The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System enables Web sites to be created in any language, at any point, even post deployment.

Multiple Web site Management

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System can manage multiple Web sites from the administration centre console.  Based on the user rights of a GBConnected™ administrator, simply select the Web site to be managed, and easily toggle between multiple Web sites.  GBConnected™ administrators have the ability to share content and Web assets between multiple Web sites.  Imagine the simplicity of one application, GBConnected™, powering all of your Web sites.

Multilingual Content Publishing

Web sites created using the GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System can be created using any character set.  GreenButton has developed an encoding mechanism that ensures that characters are always properly rendered and displayed, a proven deficiency of most content management systems.  GBConnected™ administrators have the ability to create a mirror Web site created using any character set at the push of a button, even after the initial Web site has been deployed.  The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System enables Web sites to be created in any language, at any point, even post deployment.

Template Builder – Multiple Web site templates

Web sites created using the GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System can have multiple Web site templates associated to them.  Using the Template Builder module, administrators have the ability to create new Web site templates, or modify existing Web site templates.

Site Template Management

When creating a new Web page, or modifying an existing Web page, GBConnected™ administrators have the ability to select the Web site template that the Web page will be rendered in.  These Web site templates are created using the Template Builder module.

Site-Level Module User Rights Management

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows for unlimited administrative users, and is not controlled by a per seat license.  GreenButton GBConnected™ administrators will only see the modules, and Web sites assigned to their specific user account upon login to the GBConnected Web Management System console.

Site-Level Content Ownership Rights Management

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows for content ownership rights to be granted on a per Web page level for multiple Web sites.  GBConnected™ administrators will only have final authoring authority for the pages and Web sites that they have been granted ownership rights to.

Page-Level and Posting-Level Content Sharing

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows administrators the ability to reuse and share Web site content, and Web site collateral.  GBConnected™ administrators can share content within a Web site, publish content to, or reuse content from another Web site being powered by the same GBConnected™ Web Management System.

Staging Server / Content Work Flow (Approval Process)

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System ensures that any Web page that is created, or modified, is stored in a staging server layer and approved by a GBConnected™ administrative content owner, prior to being published live to the Web site.  GBConnected™ administrators also have the ability to create Web pages, or complete sections (multiple Web pages), and store them within the staging server environment where they can be published live, at the push of a button, to correspond with a specific event, or announcement.

Search and Replace Tool

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System offers a sophisticated Search and Replace module that will parse Web site content, and replace any desired string of content on a per Web site, or multiple Web site level.  GBConnected™ administrators determine the Web site, section, or Web page to be included in the search.

Broken Link Checker

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System offers a Broken Link Checker that will validate internal and external links on a per Web site, or multiple Web site level.  An automated report is then generated, and archived, for GBConnected™ administrators to utilize in correcting non-functional links.

Content Versioning and Archiving

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System automatically archives Web pages that are modified, or deleted.  Each Web page within the GBConnected™ Web Management System, either active or inactive, automatically stores a pre-defined number of versions.  GBConnected™ administrators, at the push of a button, can instantly restore or revert versioned content.

Content Display and Content Expiration Management

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System enables administrators the ability to set content expiry dates, and content review dates on a per Web page basis.  GBConnected™ administrative content owners are notified via email, and through the Content Expiration Management module of any content with an expiry date, or review date past due.

Multi-Part HTML Email (Automated to send to Subscribers)

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System offers a sophisticated automated Multi-Part HTML Email feature enabling Web site users the ability to “opt-in” to receive email notification of any subscribable content once published to the Web site.  GBConnected™ administrative users have the ability to decide if the content being published is subscribable or not.

Email Template Builder

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System, through the Template Builder Module, allows for separate templates to be created for email marketing, and subscriber notification.  All GBConnected™ automated subscriber email notification is produced in multi-part format, based on the preferences of the subscribers email client the email is rendered in HTML format, or in text format.

RSS Feed Generator

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows administrators the ability to create RSS categories and automatically send Web pages that are created or modified to an RSS feed.

Blog Generator

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows administrators to create and publish multiple blog listings; each blog can be moderated or open.  Enable true granularity between your Web site and your Web site user in a controlled social networking environment.

Internal User Account Administration

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows for unlimited administrative users, and is not controlled by a per seat license.  GBConnected™ administrative user access can be controlled on a per Web site basis, and the module access can also be controlled on a per Web site basis.  GBConnected™ administrative users have a unique username and password, and will only see the modules and Web sites they have been granted access to once logged in to the administration console.

Web site Subscriber Module

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System displays all Web site subscriber information in a centralized module, enabling GBConnected™ administrators to search for specific subscribers, or posting type subscribers.

Meta-tag Administration Tool (Regular and Dublin Core standards)

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System enables GBConnected™ administrators control to customize Meta information, for search engine optimization and indexing, on a per Web page level.  GBConnected™ administrators also have the ability to inherit Meta information from other Web pages within the application, ensuring that pages are indexed.

Multi-media Upload Module

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System offers a powerful multi-media module enabling GBConnected™ administrators the ability to upload a variety of multi-media assets, Flash, video, or audio files, and store them in a centralized library.

Navigation Management

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System allows administrators the ability to control (add / edit / delete) all levels of Web site navigation (top navigation, left navigation, right navigation), dependent upon their GBConnected™ administrative rights. 

Advanced Dynamic Forms Builder

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System's powerful Advanced Dynamic Form Builder unleashes the ability of non-technical GBConnected™ administrative resources to build sophisticated Web site forms and surveys, and generate valuable reports based on the submissions.  The feature rich capabilities of the Advanced Dynamic Form Builder create endless possibilities.

eCommerce Shopping Cart / and Management

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System offers a sophisticated eCommerce Shopping Cart allowing GBConnected™ administrators the ability to manage their products, and on-line customer sales.

eDiscussion Group

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System enables administrators to create and manage multiple eDiscussions on the client-facing Web site.  eDiscussions can be created in a moderated and controlled environment.  eDiscussions can be open, or they can be secure, requiring a username and password prior to partaking in specific discussions.

GBConnected™ Security Layers

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System is a highly secure application residing behind multiple levels of security and layers of encryption.  The GBConnected™ Web Management System, at a minimum, is secured behind a unique per administrator application level username and password.  The application also resides, at a minimum, behind 128-bit encryption.  Additional layers of security parameters can be applied, such as, an RSA authentication layer.  The GBConnected™ Web Management System has been subjected to full-scale vulnerability assessments, and has met all Government of Canada security parameters.

GBConnected™ Web Management System: Client-side Features

Client-facing Web Page Output

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System publishes Web pages using a highly optimized code-base, .NET (aspx).  All Web site collateral is contained in a centralized database, therefore, all generated Web pages are rendered immediately.

Government Usability and Accessibility Compliance

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System adheres to the latest Common Look and Feel 2.0 requirements as defined by the Government of Canada.  All Web pages generated and published using the GBConnected™ Web Management System are validated against the CLF 2.0 standards and strict XHTML conformity.  GBConnected™ Web page outputs have also successfully completed JAWS screen reader testing.

Web 2.0 Ready

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System is Web 2.0 loaded, and is ready to expand and enhance your Web presence.  Web 2.0 features:

Friendly URLs

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System generates friendly URLs with logical naming conventions.  GBConnected™ administrators have the ability to name, and re-name, any page created in the Web Management System, along with corresponding folder structures, another major advantage of the GBConnected™ Web Management System.  Friendly URLs are advantageous for indexing with search engine optimization, and fall within the Web 2.0 standards.

Advanced Internal Search Engine (Including documents)

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System stores all Web site assets in a centralized database; Web site users can use the sophisticated Advanced Internal Search Engine to parse Web site content, including documents, based on the desired search criteria.

Additional Client-facing Features

The GreenButton GBConnected™ Web Management System offers the following standard client-facing features: