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Esteban Delgado | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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As a context, we are selling professional tools to the industry and we need a very robust system to handle the information, but if You have half of what we have, It's really worthy.

We use Agility mainly to:
  • Store all the product data
  • Create and manage the category/web structures
  • Manage attribute information like: length, wide, speed, name
  • To link images and other assets to each product/group/category
  • Throw the previews for the printed catalogs (linked to InDesign)
  • Store and organize your product data
  • The AMI (admin space) is very easy to learn
  • Easy to export information
  • Massive import updates
  • Image storage
Agility is WELL SUITED when:
  • You want to professionally handle product information
  • You manage printed catalogs and want a more efficient and organized way of working
  • Can/Want to work in a more collaborative way
  • You don't have much product info
  • You don't have any budget
Jill Angelstad | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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Our Senior Manager of Digital Development and Online Marketing Coordinator at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra work together to manage our website content using Agility CMS. I am more of a casual user, uploading content such as media releases and photos to a certain area of the website 1-3 times per month.
  • The ability to use both WYSIWYG and HTML to format content on the website
  • The ability to take a webpage down from public viewing, without deleting content
  • The filing system and search function are often difficult to navigate. Finding a file that I've uploaded isn't always easy to locate in Agility CMS
  • The WYSIWYG content manager isn't always intuitive. I often have to go directly into HTML editing to resolve line spacing problems
I think Agility CMS would be a good fit for a medium-sized organization with uncomplicated web features.
January 11, 2016

Mid-Sized Marketer's CMS

Score 7 out of 10
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Our Agility CMS instance is managed by our marketing department to simplify management of our web presence, including multi-language websites. Agility CMS provides easy content cloning between languages to maintain the website hierarchy across languages and help our team track which of our web pages have been localized and which are still pending.
  • File management within the CMS is extremely helpful as a hosting/uploading tool local to our web pages and content.
  • Ability to clone web page content across mutli-language websites takes only a few clicks, and translation can be performed easily based on default English content.
  • Ability to post shared content and link content to categories for easy organization of content on the web - post once, and serve the content up on the live site in multiple places.
  • Simplification of uploading files would be ideal - where all files are located in the Media & Documents section rather than uploaded directly to Shared Content modules. One home for all files helps us keep track of what is uploaded and what is not.
  • Better copy/paste handling of content from external programs (cleaning Word document formatting, etc.), similar to handling by Word Press and other simplified CMS would be helpful.
  • Greater control over global content such as headers/footers, multi-language implementation, etc., would allow our developers more flexibility and reduce our time coordinating with Agility support and using BOH.
Agility is well suited for companies that want a balance of control and support. For major global site updates, these can be handled by Agility's support team, while minimal changes and updates can be performed autonomously by the company's own staff with ease. For companies that are interested in flexibility to reconstruct site structure or major global facelifts, Agility is less ideal because these changes must be handled and paid for through Agility support.
Support is always available and responsive when we email, responding right away that they are on the case, even if they are unable to solve the issue right away. Support will usually find the issue of our problem quickly and require minimal hand-holding, direction, or re-explanation from our team. They are knowledgeable about the platform and our instance and are able to run diagnostics with minimal information from us. When issues are resolved they always request confirmation that things are working as expected before closing out our tickets.

Agility CMS Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

Security (1)
Role-based user permissions (2)
Platform & Infrastructure (2)
API (2)
Internationalization / multi-language (2)
Web Content Creation (8)
WYSIWYG editor (2)
Code quality / cleanliness (2)
Admin section (2)
Page templates (2)
Library of website themes (1)
Mobile optimization / responsive design (2)
Publishing workflow (2)
Form generator (1)
Web Content Management (5)
Content taxonomy (2)
SEO support (2)
Bulk management (2)
Availability / breadth of extensions (1)
Community / comment management (1)

What is Agility CMS?

Agility CMS is a software for managing digital content - Content Managing System.

Agility CMS is a headless CMS platform born in Canada in 2003. In the world of pure headless CMS and traditional CMSs, it is designed to offer the best of both worlds: fast and flexible for developers as well as easy and powerful for marketers. Agility CMS gives both developers and marketers the tools to build, manage, and maintain their content with ease. Agility CMS is a fully managed, Jamstack-ready, API-first, headless CMS.

Agility CMS helps users manage websites, mobile apps, digital point-of-sales (e.g. movie theater kiosks) to deliver digital content to consumers. This digital content need to be organized and created by marketing teams and web developers. To simplify the process of updating, creating, editing and distributing the content, modern CMSs are used to create digital ecosystem of content that are secure, reliable, fast, easy to maintain and scale. Agility CMS sells licensing for such software to both CMB and Enterprises. Cineplex, Scotiabank, Shoppers Drugmart, Hockey Canada and other brands are using Agility CMS for their websites and digital apps.

Agility CMS Features

Web Content Creation Features

  • Supported: WYSIWYG editor
  • Supported: Code quality / cleanliness
  • Supported: Content versioning
  • Supported: Admin section
  • Supported: Page templates
  • Supported: Library of website themes
  • Supported: Mobile optimization / responsive design
  • Supported: Publishing workflow
  • Supported: Form generator
  • Supported: Content scheduling

Web Content Management Features

  • Supported: Internal content search
  • Supported: Content taxonomy
  • Supported: SEO support
  • Supported: Browser compatibility
  • Supported: Bulk management
  • Supported: Page caching
  • Supported: Availability / breadth of extensions
  • Supported: Built-in e-commerce / shopping cart
  • Supported: E-commerce / shopping cart extension
  • Supported: Import / export
  • Supported: Website analytics

Platform & Infrastructure Features

  • Supported: API
  • Supported: Internationalization / multi-language

Security Features

  • Supported: Role-based user permissions
  • Supported: Multi-factor authentication
  • Supported: User-level audit trail
  • Supported: Version history
  • Supported: Simple roll-back capabilities

CMS programming language or framework Features

  • Supported: .NET

Additional Features

  • Supported: Sitemap, URL, Page Management

Agility CMS Screenshots

WYSIWYG Editor with Modules Interface for easy Editor ExperienceShared Content Library with Search for full Control over all your contentPage Management with Drag-and-Drop for moving modules around on your page, while editing and creating your pagesImage editingIntuitive Content ModelingURL ManagementPREVIEW!User Workflows

Agility CMS Videos

7 min Platform Overview with Joel Varty, President Agility CMS
Agility CMS Content Methodology: How We Implement a Content First Approach
Welcome to Agility CMS! The Best of Both Worlds.

Watch Agility CMS Approach to Content Management: Content First Methodology

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Agility CMS Pricing

Starting Price: $900

More Pricing Information

SaaS Editions Pricing
Pricing DetailsTerms
Free$01 user, 1000 content items, 2 locales
Business$900per month
PRO$1800per month

Agility CMS Customer Size Distribution

Small Businesses (1-50 employees)10%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)40%
Enterprises (more than 500 employees)50%

Agility CMS Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesEnglish

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Agility CMS?

Agility CMS is a cloud-based content management system from the company of the same name in Toronto, Ontario.

How much does Agility CMS cost?

Agility CMS starts at $900.

Who uses Agility CMS?

The most common users of Agility CMS are from Small Businesses and the Information Technology & Services industry.