Bolt CMS Overview

Bolt CMS is an open-source content management system which strives to be as simple and straightforward as possible. It is ideal for small businesses looking to focus on their content strategies and web-page curation. It is designed for developers, designers, and content editors.

It is based on Silex and Symfony components, uses Twig and either SQLite, MySQL or PostgreSQL. It is quick to set up, easy to configure, and uses elegant templates. Bolt is created using modern open source libraries, and is best suited to build sites in HTML5 with modern markup. It provides a RESTful and GraphQL API, dummy content, and rich content editors.

Some of its features include content types, symfony-based development, Twig implementation allows template developers to fetch content using an expressive and semantic syntax, Twig templates, debug toolbar / profiler, expressive content querying, and more.

Cuspera Reviews

15 buyers and buying teams have used Cuspera to assess how well Bolt CMS solved their Content Management Systems needs. Cuspera uses 350 insights from these buyers along with peer reviews, customer case studies, testimonials, expert blogs and vendor provided installation data to help you assess the fit for your specific Content Management Systems needs.

Business Priorities

Increase Sales & Revenue and Scale Best Practices are the most popular business priorities peers achieved using Bolt CMS.

Other priorities:

  • Enhance Customer Relationships
  • Improve Consistency
  • Improve ROI
  • Improve Internal Communications
  • Launch New Products
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Use Cases

Peers recommend Content Management , Forecasting , Helpdesk Management , as the business use cases that they have been most satisfied while using Bolt CMS.

Read Peer Reviews and Expert Experience for Business Use Cases

BUSINESS USE CASES RATINGS CUSTOMER AND EXPERT EXPERIENCES
Content Management

4.44/5

Read Reviews (9)

"...Because we believe editing content should be easy ...." Features for content editors
content curation

4.03/5

Read Reviews (3)

"...Because we believe creating and adapting content should be easy...."
searching for content

3.63/5

Read Reviews (1)

"...Just type (part of) the word you're looking for in the search field, and you'll see all content that contains that term. ..."
Forecasting with Mobile

4.67/5

Read Reviews (7)

"...Forecast, Report, Mobile Capabilities, Calendar view, multiple user access and drag & drop documents & pictures..."
Helpdesk Management

4.67/5

Read Reviews (7)

"...The are very supportive, and help us with any issues we may a rise! ...."
PEER EXPERIENCES
Content Management

4.44/5

Read Reviews (9)

"...Because we believe editing content should be easy ...." Features for content editors
content curation

4.44/5

Read Reviews (3)

searching for content

4.44/5

Read Reviews (1)

Forecasting with Mobile

4.67/5

Read Reviews (7)

"...Forecast, Report, Mobile Capabilities, Calendar view, multiple user access and drag & drop documents & pictures..." Peer review by Jana Dale, Construction
Helpdesk Management

4.67/5

Read Reviews (7)

"...The are very supportive, and help us with any issues we may a rise! ...." Peer review by Ashley B., Customer Service Manager

8+ more Business Use Cases

Our AI advisor, Wyz, harnessed 350 insights from peers and experts to help you assess how these Bolt CMS use cases fit your Content Management Systems needs.

Based on peer insights

Cuspera recommends Bolt CMS for

Use Cases Content Management , Forecasting , Helpdesk Management
Medium Mobile, Website
Features Templates, Fraud Detection, Widgets
Business Priorities Increase Sales & Revenue, Scale Best Practices, Enhance Customer Relationships
Industries Construction, Food & Beverages, Internet

Popular Business Setting

for Bolt CMS

Top Industries

  • Construction
  • Food & Beverages
  • Internet

Popular in

  • Small Business
  • Mid Market
  • Enterprise

Peers used Bolt CMS to Increase sales & revenue and Scale best practices

Peer and Expert Opinion on Features

for Bolt CMS

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
FEATURES RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Templates

3.87/5

Read Reviews (16)
Fraud detection

4.75/5

Read Reviews (10)
Widgets

4.46/5

Read Reviews (5)
Feedback surveys

3.93/5

Read Reviews (5)
Dashboard

2.94/5

Read Reviews (5)
FEATURES RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Templates

3.87/5

Read Reviews (16)
Fraud detection

4.75/5

Read Reviews (10)
Widgets

4.46/5

Read Reviews (5)
Feedback surveys

3.93/5

Read Reviews (5)
Dashboard

2.94/5

Read Reviews (5)

IT and Other Capabilities

for Bolt CMS

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.67/5

Read Reviews (29)
Data Export

4.42/5

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CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.67/5

Read Reviews (29)
Data Export

4.42/5

Read Reviews (18)
CAPABILITIES (SUPPORT) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
24/7 Support

4.56/5

Read Reviews (59)
Phone Support

4.34/5

Read Reviews (4)
Email Support

4.16/5

Read Reviews (3)
Chat Support

4.16/5

Read Reviews (3)
CAPABILITIES (SUPPORT) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
24/7 Support

4.56/5

Read Reviews (59)
Phone Support

4.34/5

Read Reviews (4)
Email Support

4.16/5

Read Reviews (3)
Chat Support

4.16/5

Read Reviews (3)
CAPABILITIES (OTHER) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
AI Powered

4.16/5

Read Reviews (3)
Analytics

4.67/5

Read Reviews (8)
Custom Reports

4.41/5

Read Reviews (52)
CAPABILITIES (OTHER) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
AI Powered

4.16/5

Read Reviews (3)
Analytics

4.67/5

Read Reviews (8)
Custom Reports

4.41/5

Read Reviews (52)

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Overall Risk Meter

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Vendor Profile Details

Company Name

Bolt CMS

Company Website

https://boltcms.io/

HQ Location

Employees

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Financials

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