Don't take our word for it. See what other people say about Pulse. There are over 4,036 live sites and plenty of positive reviews.
Pulse is a solid CMS and offers more bang for the bucks you pay for it.
Pulse is a supremely simple CMS. The flat-file platform is incredibly lightweight in more ways than one. The back-end is plain and easy to use, while themes are uncomplicated.
So good and saved my bacon a lot of times in client projects. 5 Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
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Create in Blocs
Make your site the way you always do with Blocs. Add a blog, image galleries, sliders, brics, contact forms... without needing to setup or install a database. Phew. Design Pulse templates and export from Blocs.
No need to code.
The exact same simplicity and speed as you'd expect from Blocs.
how it works
Add Pulse CMS to your existing Blocs project in minutes. No need to learn anything and get that CMS project finished in much less time than it usually takes. Clients will love it and you'll look good.
Build in Blocs
Take any Blocs project you have made (or start from a blank canvas) and connect it to Pulse with the built-in Pulse bric to Blocs 2.2.
Set up Pulse
With no database needed to power your new CMS, it's flat-file, so nothing to install. Add a password, a Pulse License key & go.
Upload it to any server (even shared hosting servers) - you now have an editable blocs website you can give to a client.
There are many reasons that web designers love to use Pulse. Above all, it fits their workflow and makes their job easier. Here are a few more.
Made for Blocs 2.2+
Quick to install and setup and no database to configure, Pulse is perfect for Blocs users. Quickly create sites using any project, with local previews, and hand off to clients.
Perfect for client work
Clients have an intuitive content editor, with drag and drop image support, or markdown to use. You can pre-add their content or leave it to them. Pulse is fully rebrandable too.
Built with security features in mind, rest assured from attacks and constant updating requests and sleep well knowing your site is safe. Fully SSL compatible too for extra peace of mind.
Lower starting cost
Start small, rapidly and inexpensively on Pulse. Test your ideas, create a landing page more quickly & publish faster. Kaizen baby. And all for a small cost per domain.
Be more profitable
Save time, make more money. Not just a cliche. You can finish your web project quicker with Pulse and won't need to worry too much about client training.
Growing from strength to strength over the past 8 years and lots more to come, Pulse is no spring chicken. More Blocs + Pulse plugins on the way.
Burn baby, burn
Serving content quickly out of the box is good for visitors and SEO. With Pulse being analysed by Pingdom.com to be faster than 96% of websites, there's not much optimising you need to do.
Clients can easily manage photos and galleries, PDFs and other documents, and videos - all from within the admin editor. It doesn't get much simpler than this.
Pulse is used on 1,000s of websites and has an active community through social media and the official forums. And with many 3rd party addons on the way from your favourite developers, it's an exciting time to use Pulse.
Host your way
Upload your site to any PHP enabled server SFTP or Pulse Engine one-click install 😁. It's so lightweight. Amazon, shared hosting, VPS, DigitalOcean, DreamHost.. if it runs Apache & PHP, you're good to go.
Pulse is a very simple, yet powerful CMS. Extend its functionality through any of the addons found on the addons page. More Blocs compatible addons on the way to extend your Pulse+Blocs projects.
There's a fully responsive, mobile-optimised admin panel to Pulse and all templates will be made to look good on any device through responsive web design techniques.
Start using Pulse with Blocs
Get instant design powers ⚡️
Get started and working together with this great workflow. Design in Blocs and clients can edit online with Pulse. No coding needed.