Create in RapidWeaver
Make your site the way you always do with Stacks & RapidWeaver. Add a blog, image galleries, sliders, blocks, contact forms... without needing to setup or install a database. Phew.
The exact same simplicity as you'd expect from RapidWeaver.
how it works
Add a Pulse CMS to your existing RapidWeaver 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 RapidWeaver
Take any Theme, Framework or RapidWeaver project you have made and connect it to Pulse with the Stacks from inStacks.
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 (including Chillidog one-click install) - you now have an editable RapidWeaver 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 RapidWeaver 6+
Quick to install and setup and no database to configure, Pulse is perfect for RapidWeaver users. Quickly create sites using any theme and Stacks 3, 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 RapidWeaver + 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 Chillidog 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 RapidWeaver compatible Stacks on the way to extend the Pulse Stacks Suite.
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.
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 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Lots of love from the community
How to use Pulse in RapidWeaver + Stacks
Installation in RapidWeaver in under 3 minutes
Pulse CMS 1-click-installer for RapidWeaver
Video tutorials by inStacks showing you how to setup & install Pulse in RapidWeaver with Stacks. Including: adding galleries, blogs and other Stacks such as CustomFont & Gallery Stack 3 by inStacks and Animagic animations by Elixir. More tutorial documentation and a RapidWeaver test project can be found on the Stack download page.
RapidWeaver CMS Course
Learn how to add online editing to RapidWeaver using Pulse CMS so you and your clients can update sites from anywhere in the world via a web browser. This course will teach you how allow users to login and update text, images, photo galleries, and more.
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Full feature list
Need more info? Please have a look at the tech specs of Pulse CMS. It's crammed full of goodness and being extended all the time.
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It's been a long road to version 4.x but Pulse is now a CMS veteran and as stable and secure as ever. Here's to the future.
Pulse CMS for RapidWeaver released
Chillidog hosting launches automatic Pulse CMS installer.
Version 4.5.2 released
New site launched
Pulse is handed over to Michael and the God Founder Mark stays around as advisor.