Comparison chart of Site Manager and MCMS Manager

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I’ve listed the features of Site Manager and MCMS Manager – to have a better understanding of MCMS Manager’s features. Now MCMS Manager seems to fill most of the gaps between Site Manager and MCMS Sites!

Site Manager MCMS Manager
Channels & Posting
Create, Copy, Delete, Move Channels Get the Guid of the Channels / Postings / Template Guid of the Posting
Copy, Move, Delete Postings Search inside a Channel (Search has many features)
Import/Export Channels Generate Statistics for Channels
Import/Export Postings Edit Posting / Posting Properties / Custom Properties
Work with Properties of Channels Open the posting in Published / Unpublished / Update mode
Kill lock on Channel/Postings Kill lock on Postings
Rename Channels Submit/ Approve/Decline a Posting
Clear Revision histories Get the posting State
Preview postings
Get all the connected postings
Resource Galleries & Resources
Create, Copy, Delete, Move Resource Galleries Get the Guid of the Resource Galleries / Resources
Copy, Move, Delete Resources Preview /Browse Resources
Import/Export Resource Galleries Save the Resources
Import/Export Resources Get the postings which uses a Resource
Rename Resource Galleries
Edit Properties of Resource Galleries
Template Galleries & Templates
Create, Copy, Delete, Move Template Galleries Get the Guid of Template Galleries / Templates
Copy, Move, Delete Templates Preview Templates
Import/Export Template Galleries Get the postings depend on the Template
Import/Export Templates View the connected Templates
Rename Template Galleries Get the state of Templates
Edit Properties of Template Galleries Submit Templates
Generate Dependent Report for Templates
Approve Templates
User Groups & User
Add / Remove / Modify Rights groups
Add / Remove / Modify Users

Also MCMS Manager includes few tools. They are,

  • IIS Log Converter & MCMS Log Viewer
  • Health Checker
  • Incremental Export Script Generator
  • Incremental Import Script Generator
  • UserGroup Backup-Restore Script Generator

NB: MCMS Manager 4.0 can be used from remote machines.