Make a Flash Website with XML Flash CMS – Rainbow Live
XML for your Flash Website.
For those of you that are unaware, Code and Visual develop and maintain a Flash CMS called Rainbow Live which is used to power Flash websites based on XML. The purpose of Rainbow Live was to create an easy and flexible solution for using Flash XML to power small to medium sized Flash websites. XML is by far the most popular data format for dynamic Flash websites. The biggest downside to using XML in a CMS sense is that it can be a daunting proposition for a non technically minded person (such as your client) to make changes with. Enter Rainbow Live.
What makes a good Flash CMS
Rainbow live can import your existing XML file and immediately give it a visual, node based editing environment. Not only that but you can use it to upload images and other content, automatically create thumbnails, and even automatically generate a search engine friendly HTML backup version of your content. With the power of Rainbow the actual content of your site can be viewed on devices that do not have Flash installed – such as the iPhone and the iPad.
- new – SEO optimisation!
- new – Sitemap generation!
- new – Alternative HTML generation!
- Edit XML files live online
- Upload Images and files
- Automatically create thumbnails
- Admin and User log-ins
- Lock and hide elements from user
- Define child templates
- No backend scripting necessary
- Customisable scripts
- Edit XML files on your hard drive
- Move, delete, duplicate and rename nodes
- Add and remove multiple attributes using a simple dialog box
- Avoid writing poorly formed XML
- Save meta data into .rbw files
- Requires Flash player 10
Visit the Rainbow site today.
Watch a short video about how you can use Rainbow Live to create a CMS for your Flash Website.
If you want to try it out, you can install a fuly functional free 30 day trial of Rainbow live Flash CMS.
Finally, here a are a few links explaining how Rainbow Live can add SEO functionaity to your Flash Website