High availability digital service, with a user experience focus
Using The Friendly CMS
Our Work with Umbraco
Known as 'the friendly CMS', Umbraco is a future-proof, flexible, and cost-effective open-source content management system.
We've been an Umbraco Partner since 2015 and have been working with the platform since way before that.
Our Umbraco expertise has seen us deliver a range of websites and digital services, including API based integrations with legacy software and platforms.
Umbraco offers the flexibility for us engineer customer experiences that users love, and the content editing experience that lets our clients keep content rich and updated - easily and efficiently.
We love it so much, this site is even built with it.
Some of our Umbraco Projects
Our work using the Umbraco CMS covers a diverse range of industries and use cases, showcasing the versatility of 'the friendly CMS'.
Unified customer experience across a complex digital estate.
Balance of fast, templated starting point and highly customisable open source code, means we can build pretty much any experience with Umbraco
Suits API-first and Headless implementations
Thoroughly documented APIs to allow integration with business tools and systems, and sister platform Umbraco Heartcore is a true headless CMS for those projects that require it.
User friendly content editing experience
Craft engaging, on-brand experiences rapidly and effectively with a simple interface, intuitive workflow and content scheduling
Create beautiful and engaging content with the grid based layouts to support effortless visual storytelling.
Supports Multi-Site Digital Estates
A site for your parent company, and each brand in the group - all on the same platform. Save time, pool resources, and spend you budget where it matters to each part of the group.
In-built SEO features
Toolkit for on page and technical SEO features built in - and the Shout team to support you in best practice set up and implementation.
Built-in multi language support and side-by-side editor makes it easy to adapt your content for other regions.
As the friendly CMS, Umbraco have nurtured a global community who share knowledge and best practice.
The platform has a public roadmap for development, and regular scheduled releases to improve performance, fix bugs and expand the feature set, ensuring longevity and reliability for all users.
Possibly our clients’ favourite part - the main Umbraco CMS is free to use, meaning the website budget can be spent on building the site and features that matter to you and your customers.
We're proud to be Platinum Partners with Umbraco.
The Platinum tier is reserved for agencies who are delivering enterprise-level solutions with the platform.
As part of the Partner scheme, we're committed to each of our team completing formal accreditation, and we also have regular contact with Umbraco HQ, and early access to new versions and features - meaning our clients can stay a step ahead.
Supports Multisite Digital Estates
By combining your digital services in a single platform, you maximise the features you can deliver from a shared technology budget.
You can keep your hosting, security and infrastructure centralised, and free your business units to own their content delivery.
Shared components and approval processes keep things moving smoothly.
Headless and Composable DXP
As organisations grow in technical maturity, many are choosing to build their own digital experience landscape, picking and choosing the tech stack that best serves their customers.
These composable DXPs (digital experience platforms) allow businesses to keep control of their customer and employee experience, and Umbraco's seamless integrations mean it can be the perfect CMS for organisations using a DXP strategy.
More about Umbraco
Whether you're creating a new digital platform, or looking for someone to adopt and maintain an existing digital estate, talk to our team about whether Shout - and Umbraco - could be a good fit for you.