A wide range of built-in modules

Business Catalyst’s range of built-in modules provide you with ways to implement advanced functionality and achieve complex business requirements, without the need for plug-ins or server-side coding.

Integrated site search engine
  • Integrate a site search engine with a few clicks

    Help visitors find what they’re looking for faster. Customize a site search engine with a point and click approach. Create as many search engines as you like, simply choose the content you’d like to include, then insert the search module on a page.

  • Point and click menu building

    Dynamic menus let you keep your menus consistent, with a simple point and click approach. Just add your menu items and insert the module inside a page or template. Every time you add a new item, it’s instantly visible on the website.

Photo galleries and ad rotators

Easily create photo galleries

Upload your images, designate your “gallery” folder and insert the module on a page – instant photo gallery, complete with interactive lightbox effects and intuitive navigation.

Sell advertising space with ad rotators

Business Catalyst’s ad rotators module lets you rotate advertisements in HTML, Flash, or image format, then track impressions and click-throughs to measure ROI.

Promote and manage event bookings

Promote and manage event bookings

The bookings module makes collecting bookings for a class, performance, or other event simple.

Each event receives a sign-up form for customers to reserve their spot – payment collection included if the event requires it.

Set capacity limits and automate follow-up emails prior to the actual event date.

Get social with blogs

Get social with blogs

Enable your clients to keep their customers up-to-date with an easy to customize blogging module.

Use the built-in comments feature, and quickly integrate social media features such as Facebook and Twitter sharing.

Adding a new web app in the Business Catalyst admin

Build your own web apps – without coding

Business Catalyst’s “Web Apps” framework provides a powerfully simple way to build basic web applications using a point and click approach. From real estate listings to business directories, you can define mini-databases of “items” and allows users to add new items via an intuitive interface.

  • Release timely news updates across your site

    Write announcements and press releases, then specify any date and time to push them live on your site. Place a news module on any page to show snippets of news items with links to full details.

  • Create community with discussion forums

    Empower customers to provide support and ideas by adding forums to your site. Moderate posts and pin "sticky" threads to the top of a forum. Users can select a username and upload an avatar.

  • Add downloadable files without FTP

    Business Catalyst's Admin interface provides a spot to easily upload any type of file for you to link on your website, without the need for an FTP client.