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Features & Benefits

QuickSilk is a software as a service (SaaSSoftware as a Service, or SaaS, is a licensing model that describes software provided on a subscription basis. SaaS software is hosted by the software provider. Subscriptions are typically monthly, or annual.) company that has engineered one of the most secure alternatives to WordPress in the world.

Quick to learn and easy to use, QuickSilk also offers the all-in-one convenience of a fully managed and supported secure hosting solution. Costs are predictable, deployment is simple, and once you’ve launched, you’ll never have to redesign again—unless you want to.

QuickSilk Features

Security

Spyware, viruses, malware and ransomware are no match for QuickSilk’s relentless conformance to standards and multi-layered security architecture. We’re driven to hold ourselves accountable to protect our customers, their websites and their sensitive data. Security features include:

SaaS

  • No access to source Code
  • Client-centric Product Strategy & Roadmap
  • Agile Methodology
  • Quality Assurance & Control

Security Hosting

  • SAS 70 Type II/SSAE16 certified 
  • Safe Harbor Designation
  • Physical & Access Security
  • Daily Backup
  • For More Info go to secure hosting page for more details

Software Updates

  • Updates Instantly applied
  • Post-release Testing
  • Go to Secure Hosting: Software Updates for more details

Standards & Compliance

  • Privacy: GDPR, PIPEDA
  • Accessibility: 508 (US), AODA (CDN), WCAG 2AA(EU)
  • Security: PCI-DSS, SSL, LDAP, SAML, oAuth, NIST, EU NIS Directive
  • ISO: 20000 
  • Standards: HTML5, CSS4, Stylesheet, ECMAScript
  • Federated Services

Certifications

  • PCI-DSS
  • PEN
  • TrustKeeper
Drag & Drop Authoring

QuickSilk’s design builder delivers drag & drop authoring and a diverse range of supporting tools. Build websites easily without compromising functionality—no coding required! Design builder features include:

Build

  • Text
  • Picture
  • Column
  • Button
  • Divider
  • Tabs
  • Google Maps
  • Image
  • Image Slider
  • Video Thumbnail’s
  • Video Gallery w/YouTube & Vimeo Integration
  • Flickr
  • Form Builder

Communicate

  • Events
  • events Calendar, latest events
  • Blog 
  • blog archive, latest posts, blog categories, blog roll, blog calendar
  • Forum
  • FAQ

Socialize

  • Social Media Share
  • Social Media Ratings
  • Social Media Comments
  • Social Media Links on Website

Collaborate

  • Cisco WebEx
  • Member Directory
  • WebEx
  • Microsites
WYSIWYG Design

QuickSilk’s WYSIWYG Designer gives you a clear sense of what you’re creating while you’re creating it. Choose from our vast library of templates and tools or build your own unique look & feel. Build, customize and tweak anything you want quickly and easily. WYSIWYG features include:

QuickSilk Designer

  • Built-in multimedia support
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Copy & Paste from MS-Word
  • Multi-Language Spell Check

Templates

  • 80+ pre-built templates
  • Customizable templates
  • Customizable Layout 
  • Global Structures
  • Global elements

Global Website Setting

  • Website design personalization 
  • Global SEO Settings
  • Ping Search Engines to “Crawl” your site
  • Open Graph Support
  • Header Code
  • URL Redirects
  • Ability to set up cron jobs
Publishing Tools

Your website is not a single “thing,” nor is it rendered in a homogeneous environment. Your website is an ecosystem that links and co-exists with other platforms, applications, and online forums. At QuickSilk, our philosophy is: “Design and build once. Publish anywhere.” Publishing features include:

Multiplatform Support (Desktop, Tablet & Smartphone)

  • Dynamically responsive user interface
  • Device based module/content visibility

Google Analytics

  • Built-in Google Analytics Support
  • Ability to view the Analytics Dashboard

Blogs

  • Blog Calendar
  • Latest Posts
  • Automatic Push to Social Channels

Social Media Integration

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Vimeo

Microsites in 60 Seconds!

  • Landing Pages
  • Microsites
  • Secure portals
  • Separate Admin Rights
  • Alternate Design

Applications

  • Android App
  • Apple App
Personalization

Personalizing your website ensures that all visitors can see, hear, understand and access it. At QuickSilk, we meet or exceed the highest security, privacy and accessibility standards. Our applications serve users in more than a dozen foreign languages. Personalization features include:

Accessibility

  • USA: 508
  • Canada: AODA, CLF
  • Europe: WCAG 2AA

Privacy

  • GDPR
  • PIPEDA

Foreign Languages

  • Unlimited Languages Support, 100% translation support
  • Google Translate Integration

Content Access Control

  • Conditional Page Visibility (“Members Only”)
  • Conditional Content for Devices
  • Conditional Page/Content based on Geography
Form Management

With QuickSilk you can build forms to collect, organize, import or export data quickly and efficiently. You get peace of mind knowing your sensitive information is secure at all times. Form management features include:

  • Drag & Drop Design (Fields, Shape, Required)
  • CAPTCHA Integration
  • Optional Email "Thank You"
  • Internal Email Notifications
  • View All Submissions
  • Export Submissions to CSV, Excel
Blog Management

With QuickSilk you can build, organize, and manage your Blog to ensure your message gets to the right people. Our comprehensive blogging options help copywriters pump out an unlimited number of blogs, ad assist them with planning, scheduling, distributing, tagging and moderating content. Blog management features include:

  • Custom Layouts
  • Create multiple blog instances visible by ownership/permissions
  • Duplicate existing blog instances 
  • Time stamped blog posts
  • ‘Featured’ or ‘Pinned” blog posts
  • Regular and advanced SEO settings
  • WYSIWYG editor with a set of basic and advanced functions. 
  • Drag & drop other QuickSilk modules into post content
  • Set blog post attributes (i.e. tags, categories, related posts, contributors, etc.). 
  • Filter utility to easily find a blog post using one of its attributes.
  • Display a list of blogs embedding the Blog Archive drag-and-module.
  • Calendar 
  • Categories 
  • Latest Posts 
  • Blog Roll
Advanced Capabilities

QuickSilk is engineered with advanced capabilities that make it easy for you to build a website that consistently delivers an exceptional user experience to visitors. Advanced features include:

SEO

  • GeoPositioning
  • Key Words
  • Meta Tags
  • Descriptions
  • Meta robot tags
  • Canonical URL
  • Head code insertion
  • Auto-Generate XML sitemaps
  • Language specific URLs

Comprehensive Search

  • Works across all text-based QuickSilk modules

Integrated Third Party Applications

  • MailChimp
  • YouTube
  • Vimeo
  • Google Maps
  • Google Analytics
  • Cisco’s WebEx
  • Bitium
  • NetSuite
  • Klipfolio
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • Twitter

OpenAPI/SDK

  • Build custom Modules
  • Integrate with any third Party RESTFul API

Take a look at how easy it is to use QuickSilk


User Administration

QuickSilk user administration makes it easy to manage all user rights and privileges quickly, efficiently and securely. You have full control of website content. User admin features include:

  • Controlled Granular Access, by Module
  • Role Based Control
  • Group Based Control
  • Department Based Access Control
Membership Management

QuickSilk provides comprehensive tools that enable you to manage your members (or any community of stakeholders) information and deliver specialized services and content. Membership management features include:

  • Registration 
  • Fees
  • Donations
  • Access to Hidden Page/Sites
  • Plans
Event Management

Event management just got easier with QuickSilk. We offer comprehensive tools to help you promote and manage events. Features include:

  • Event Calendar
  • Event List
eCommerce Management

Protect sensitive personal and financial information with QuickSilk eCommerce Management, while at the same time providing great flexibility in presenting your offerings. Give users the confidence that their online transactions are secure. eCommerce features:

  • Shopping Cart
  • taxes
  • Checkout
  • Configurable Product Definitions
Secure Hosting

QuickSilk is an end to end platform: a website builder, content management systemA content management system (CMS) is a software application that is used to create and manage digital content. CMSs are typically used for enterprise content management(ECM) and web content management (WCM). (CMS) and enhanced-security hosted solution all in one, around-the-clock. With network operating centres in Dallas, Texas and Toronto, Ontario. Our facilities are certified to SAS 70 Type II auditing standards. They are also on the Safe Harbor List, abiding by the principles in the Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce. QuickSilk hosting includes:

Security

  • 24x7x365 CCV Monitored Security
  • On Safe Harbor List
  • Perimeter Fencing with Automatic Gates
  • Interior and Exterior Hi-Res Cameras
  • 24x7x365 manned and monitored
  • Biometric authentication w/man trap
  • Fire Suppression-Pre-action dry pipe sprinkler system
  • Access Security
  • Trustwave Scanning
  • Sha256 and Blowfish encryption
  • Pseudonymization of personal information
  • Private/public Cryptography

Availability and Backup

  • Data Center Located in the Customer’s Country (USA, Canada)
  • >99.5% Availability
  • N+1 UPS Systems with A+B Feeds
  • Redundant A+B Feeds for every device
  • High Priority Diesel Refueling

Standards and Certifications

  • SAS 70 Type II/SSAE16 certified
  • HIPAA
  • PCI
  • TrustKeeper
Software and IT Support

The QuickSilk support team is available to answer all your technical and application questions. QuickSilk also manages all updates and upgrades on the server - leave the software maintenance to us! IT support includes:

  • Chat or Email
  • Online Ticketing
  • In App Support
  • Telephone support
Success Coaching

Each of our customers is paired with a Success Coach so we can understand your organization, goals and CMS/hosting needs. Success coaching ensures you benefit in every way possible from what QuickSilk can do for you. We go the extra mile for you in these ways:

  • Quarterly Review of How You Use QuickSilk
  • Telephone/Chat/Online Tutoring and Tips About QuickSilk
  • Notification and Training When New Features Are Introduced
  • Training for New Staff (Limit: Two New Staff Per Year)