Database Managed Content

Unlike traditional Web authoring systems such as Front Page or Dreamweaver, which create and maintain static HTML pages, CommonSpot manages content in a granular and object-oriented manner. CommonSpot stores and manages all content, except for images and other native document files, within the CommonSpot content repository, a series of relational databases.

This object-oriented framework provides tremendous advantages:

The number of databases needed for your configuration depends on the number of top-level sites. One database exists for:

In general, there are three different database schemas:


Related Links

You can download PDF versions of the Content Contributor's, Administrator's, and Elements Reference documents from the support section of (requires login).

For technical support: