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Score 7 out of 100
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Clickability

As a true content management system it is great for site and content creation. It does need some help when it comes to adding functionality for using modern code systems that require server side scripting. For a marketing or public company site, it is an ideal CMS. For a SAAS type site, there could be many road blocks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

Magnolia has worked well for our organization, where there are multiple users in different departments needing to access the same pages. While it can be overwhelming at first, the CMS is intuitive to new users once they have hands-on experience. For basic needs - creating simple pages - works well for front-end users with little to no CMS experience or Java knowledge.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Clickability
6.8
Magnolia
7.4
Role-based user permissions
Clickability
6.8
Magnolia
7.4

Platform & Infrastructure

Clickability
6.6
Magnolia
7.6
API
Clickability
5.2
Magnolia
8.0
Internationalization / multi-language
Clickability
8.0
Magnolia
7.3

Web Content Creation

Clickability
6.6
Magnolia
7.2
WYSIWYG editor
Clickability
6.4
Magnolia
6.8
Code quality / cleanliness
Clickability
6.0
Magnolia
7.0
Admin section
Clickability
7.0
Magnolia
7.0
Page templates
Clickability
7.0
Magnolia
7.6
Library of website themes
Clickability
5.7
Magnolia
7.0
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Clickability
5.8
Magnolia
7.3
Publishing workflow
Clickability
7.8
Magnolia
7.8
Form generator
Clickability
7.0
Magnolia
6.7

Web Content Management

Clickability
6.6
Magnolia
6.9
Content taxonomy
Clickability
6.5
Magnolia
7.5
SEO support
Clickability
6.0
Magnolia
7.0
Bulk management
Clickability
6.4
Magnolia
5.5
Availability / breadth of extensions
Clickability
5.8
Magnolia
6.8
Community / comment management
Clickability
8.0
Magnolia
7.7

Pros

Clickability

  • Easy to get going for a business that has tons of content they need to manage.
  • Clickability offers development and design services so you don't really even need IT.
  • No need to worry about server uptime, storage, bandwidth, etc you have all the reports at your fingers for what you are using.
  • Simple template and content design system, easy to expand and add.
  • Powerful CMS and settings with a design and programming guide provided.
  • AkAMAI and Limelight CDN's can be used for powerful and fast loading in many regions.
  • Debugging tools to see how long specific templates and content load is exceptional. One can narrow down that this specific template ran X number of times and took this look and had to be stopped at X number of time due to exceeding set limits.
  • Having a built in Dev, Staging, Production environments for testing makes seeing new features and how they will integrate into your site seamless.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

  • The usability of Magnolia is appreciated, a content editor easily learns how to manage the content in two hours only.
  • Magnolia is open, flexible and extendible and it is possible to modify or improve the standards features. Using Java API, REST, SOAP, CMIS, XML, etc. makes it possible to integrate other software or legacy data.
  • Magnolia as a modular architecture, a module has its lifecycle, configuration, version handing and dependency: this is a good approach for package content and functionality.
  • Magnolia is written in Java, the platform of choice for enterprise IT systems. It is scalable, stable and secure, and Magnolia separates the staging from public environment.
Maurizio Müller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clickability

  • Choosing ad size/placement should be easier than it is. Now, I have to re-create the whole thing.
  • When you "save" anything a pop-up comes up that is redundant.
  • Ad list only shows a limited number. It's not until you click on one and cancel it out, then you can see all the listings. A bit tedious and redundant.
Bryan Crowe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

  • Give users specification details and or tips for module items and fields (ie. explain what the fields would do to the front end-user)
  • Batch upload drag and drop for assets/images
  • [The] simpler way to find out the URL of a page without publishing for both EN/FR users
  • No way to revert to past versions of a page that hasn't been published live
  • A way to copy a specific module on a page with all the fields and settings completed and paste it to a different page
JP Lopez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Clickability

Clickability 5.5
Based on 6 answers
As mentioned in the last questions we are going to use a competitor brand next year. I think the issues are trying to find and fix problems from the previous programer. The steep learning curve and lack of mobile and social sharing capabilities. Things that I like are the strength of the programing which comes with a trade off. The ease for those who don't know markup to make updates to the website. Clickability isn't the easiest and can be difficult to find the content that you are interested in. We will not be using it next year.
Adam Blinzler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

Magnolia 9.5
Based on 3 answers
Next version seems to be largely improved, but managing the update will be challenging. I think that a big company needs a CMS like this for their websites. Also it is always good to have a CMS that gives you also the possibility of managing the publishing for different devices like in V5.
Davide Dispenza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Clickability

Clickability 7.5
Based on 3 answers
My experience with Clickability has been mostly positive but there are a few areas for improvement. It's generally easy to learn and use on a daily basis. I can move fast and do my job with speed with needed. But there is some clunky functionality with targeting and page building. My rating would be higher if some improvements were made.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

Magnolia 7.6
Based on 8 answers
From a CMS user perspective, it has great overall usability. For 95% of the use cases that our team(s) use Magnolia for - creating products, publishing new campaign pages, updating press releases - it works great. In some cases, where the ask is over and above that, or the ability to design new components, integrating non-Magnolia forms, etc., it takes time/effort to test/implement and hope it doesn't break the site.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Clickability

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Magnolia

Magnolia 7.1
Based on 7 answers
We haven't experienced any significant performance problems on live site. We had some performance problems with our upcoming release based on the latest Magnolia release, but these were resolved to our full satisfaction by Magnolia prior to our release going live.
Bohdan Valentovic | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Clickability

Clickability 7.6
Based on 2 answers
I found that some agents were better then others, usually you have an account representative and that I would consider level 1 support. To get really complex answers you need to talk with an engineer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

Magnolia 9.1
Based on 1 answer
You always get an answer based on your SLA. But you always get a solution. That's the successfactor in this case. To often i was frustrated about people in a company without even a clue what there product is about or how to solve a problem. Magnolia's Support Team does a very good job and try to help you in most of the cases
Marvin Kerkhoff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Clickability

Clickability 7.3
Based on 2 answers
Overall, it was pretty seemless to switch the sites over.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Clickability

Many of other content management systems similar to WordPress need custom installation. The server costs and upgrades quickly add up. Clickability while expensive, eliminated the overhead of managing all the dependency needs for a CMS. Clickability also works with its clients to understand the business needs and proposes the solutions accordingly. They have a good support team.
Sriharsha Chekuri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

It is open source and Java based. They are the major consideration and it has an open community to support. We can find answers easily. Also since top users are using it - that give us confidence to use it. It is a Java purely based framework and developers can easily pick it up and use it. We are happy to have selected it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clickability

  • I know a big positive is the fact that it is always-on. We are the leading news corporation for our state, and in many markets, nationwide. We pride ourselves on our strong ethics in the community and thus need to exude reliability to maintain the trust of these communities. Having a website fail periodically erodes that reliable perception.
  • It has allowed different areas of the company to approach our team and work in a cohesive manner.
Dave Sell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Magnolia

  • Has provided our organization with an easy-to-use CMS. Even inexperienced web page builders can create content.
  • Has allowed us to create a bilingual website that reaches a large audience while meeting language requirements.
  • Common templates have allowed us to create a cohesive website.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Clickability

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Magnolia

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Clickability
7.0
Magnolia
7.2

Likelihood to Renew

Clickability
5.5
Magnolia
9.5

Usability

Clickability
7.5
Magnolia
7.6

Performance

Clickability
Magnolia
7.1

Support Rating

Clickability
7.6
Magnolia
9.1

Online Training

Clickability
Magnolia
8.2

Implementation Rating

Clickability
7.3
Magnolia

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