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TerminalFour Site Manager is the principal product from the global software company of the same name, a content management system available for local-hosting or cloud-based, primarily targeted at educational institutions, government and international bodies, but also retail and financial services organizations.https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/03/tt/CSNN0NXHJ64M.PNGTerminalFour is a good product with great flexibility and some minor drawbacksWe are using TerminalFour as a content management tool for our websites. We create custom templates that are then used by novice users who we've trained in on TerminalFour. It's being used across many departments and schools. This helps us give power to users in departments who are not technically savvy like us developers/designers. This makes it possible to keep our websites fresh and current because many more people can make changes. TerminalFour has proven to be a flexible and easy to use system for our end users and though it's not perfect I would recommend it to others.,Easy to navigate site management. Customizable templating with not much limitation. User management by groups. Selective publishing.,It can be a bit buggy with media library management. The html editor can act pretty wonky sometimes with the html it translates things into. The navigation builder tool is pretty confusing.,7,Increased employee efficiency. Happier internal customers because changes are much easier than they used to be and we can often empower them to make their own changes to their websites. For our application owner it's become a huge project that consumes all of his time. Not ideal but it's working for now. Knowledge sharing the more intricate pieces can be really difficult.,WordPress,Developer,More than 10,000 pagesHappy User of TerminalFourTerminalFour was the content management system for publishing the web site. It was used by a few departments who had been given access. It enabled users to easily publish content to the web site.,Ease of use Nice interface Web-based site manager,I was happy with the product in its current state.,9,WordPress,Concrete5,Content Author / Administrator,10-100 pages
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July 07, 2015

Review: "TerminalFour is a good product with great flexibility and some minor drawbacks"

Score 7 out of 10
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We are using TerminalFour as a content management tool for our websites. We create custom templates that are then used by novice users who we've trained in on TerminalFour. It's being used across many departments and schools. This helps us give power to users in departments who are not technically savvy like us developers/designers. This makes it possible to keep our websites fresh and current because many more people can make changes. TerminalFour has proven to be a flexible and easy to use system for our end users and though it's not perfect I would recommend it to others.
  • Easy to navigate site management.
  • Customizable templating with not much limitation.
  • User management by groups.
  • Selective publishing.
  • It can be a bit buggy with media library management.
  • The html editor can act pretty wonky sometimes with the html it translates things into.
  • The navigation builder tool is pretty confusing.
It's an extremely flexible solution. It can be a nightmare to work with if not properly planned out or fantastic if well thought out. If you have a team and an application owner with a plan it's a great option.
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June 30, 2015

User Review: "Happy User of TerminalFour"

Score 9 out of 10
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TerminalFour was the content management system for publishing the web site. It was used by a few departments who had been given access. It enabled users to easily publish content to the web site.
  • Ease of use
  • Nice interface
  • Web-based site manager
  • I was happy with the product in its current state.
It is very good for users because it is simple to use and easy to understand. Although it is nice if users have a background in web design and HTML, it is not necessary in order to make basic updates to a web page.
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TERMINALFOUR Scorecard Summary

Feature Scorecard Summary

Role-based user permissions (2)
8.5
API (1)
6
Internationalization / multi-language (1)
4
WYSIWYG editor (2)
8.5
Code quality / cleanliness (2)
8.0
Admin section (2)
8.0
Page templates (2)
8.5
Library of website themes (1)
6
Mobile optimization / responsive design (1)
4
Publishing workflow (2)
8.0
Form generator (1)
5
Content taxonomy (2)
7.4
SEO support (1)
7
Bulk management (1)
5
Availability / breadth of extensions (1)
6
Community / comment management (2)
7.9

About TERMINALFOUR

TERMINALFOUR is a digital engagement and web content management platform designed to help universities and colleges navigate the changing landscape of higher education. TERMINALFOUR enables universities and colleges to drive student recruitment, retention, alumni fundraising and research promotion by maximizing the effectiveness of their digital and content strategies. The vendor aims to empower universities and colleges to deliver online and achieve both their business and marketing goals.

TERMINALFOUR is a flexible, open system that can be tailored to the individual needs of any university or college. The vendor says TERMINALFOUR is built with flexibility in mind so it can be a perfect match for an institution's unique needs, whatever they may be.

The vendor says they have a global client base of 200+ university and colleges in continents all over the world who have all used TERMINALFOUR to help them achieve very different goals such as:

  • Optimizing student recruitment and retention through digital marketing and content activities
  • Unify on-line brand and increase awareness of the institution domestically and globally
  • Build engagement on-line and deliver personalized web experiences
  • Unify and integrate disparate technologies including CRM, Alumni and Student Management Systems
  • Manage lots of content from lots of content authors
Categories:  Content Management

TERMINALFOUR Features

Web Content Creation Features
Has featureWYSIWYG editor
Has featureCode quality / cleanliness
Has featureContent versioning
Has featureAdmin section
Has featurePage templates
Has featureLibrary of website themes
Has featureMobile optimization / responsive design
Has featurePublishing workflow
Has featureForm generator
Has featureContent scheduling
Web Content Management Features
Has featureInternal content search
Has featureContent taxonomy
Has featureSEO support
Has featureBrowser compatibility
Has featureBulk management
Has featurePage caching
Has featureAvailability / breadth of extensions
Does not have featureBuilt-in e-commerce / shopping cart
Has featureE-commerce / shopping cart extension
Has featureCommunity / comment management
Has featureImport / export
Has featureWebsite analytics
Platform & Infrastructure Features
Has featureAPI
Has featureInternationalization / multi-language
Security Features
Has featureRole-based user permissions
Has featureMulti-factor authentication
Has featureUser-level audit trail
Has featureVersion history
Has featureSimple roll-back capabilities
CMS programming language or framework Features
Has featurePHP
Does not have featurePython
Has featureJava
Has feature.NET
Additional Features
Has featureEvents Calendar
Has featureCourse Catalog Search
Has featureNews Room
Has featurePersonalization and Content Targetting
Has featureEmail Marketing
Has featureHigher Education System Integration
Has featureWebsite Accessibility
Has featureDashboards
Has featureEnterprise Content Syncer

TERMINALFOUR Screenshots

TERMINALFOUR Integrations

Microsoft Dynamics 365 (formerly Microsoft Dynamics CRM), Salesforce.com, Ellucian Banner, Ellucian Quercus, Ellucian Colleague, Ellucian Recruit, TargetX, Jenzebar, Tribal SITS, Slate CRM

TERMINALFOUR Competitors

Pricing

Does not have featureFree Trial Available?No
Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
Entry-level set up fee?Optional

Generally the initial cost is between $15,000 to $100,000 with ongoing support and hosting subsequent years.

TERMINALFOUR Customer Size Distribution

Consumers
%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)
%
Enterprises (> 500 employees)Enterprises (> 500 employees)
100%

TERMINALFOUR Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Phone
Email
Social Media
Video Tutorials / Webinar
Forum/Community
FAQ/Knowledgebase

TERMINALFOUR Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux
Mobile Application:No
Supported Countries:All
Supported Languages: Unicode languages support. Admin interface available in English, Irish, Welsh, Spanish, French, German & Arabic.