Key features

At the heart of Preside are free powerful features available out of the box which can drive real digital transformation.

At the heart of the Preside Platform are powerful features that enable you to optimise your customer data, content distribution and communications. These free out-of-the box features are easy to install and get up and running.

Data Manager Data Manager

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The data manager allows you to set the rules for your data capture and configuration for your CRM, website and email centre. This includes the ability to define dynamic fields,  formula fields,  relationship fields and much more.

Teams can manage and view multiple data groups from one dashboard –– making it the perfect one-stop-shop.

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Rules engine Rules engine




This powerful tool allows content admins to create conditional rules to target different user groups for a wide range of needs and purposes:

  • Target website pages and content sections specifically at members who have logged in to your website
  • Create user segments for customer emails
  • Reach lapsed website users
  • Remind users of deadlines and opportunities.

See the developer guide


Fully extendable Fully extendable



You can make Preside even more powerful with free extensions. Here are just a few:

  • Data API: rapidly build APIs against your Preside data models
  • CRM: add a basic CRM function to manage your customer data
  • Single Sign On: using SAML2, provides single sign-on for users of Preside applications
  • Mailgun, Mailjet & AWS SES:  integrate these email service providers with the Preside email centre
  • Stripe: integrate the payments provider into your applications
  • Launcher: add a quick find tool to the Preside Platform

Other highlights include integrations for Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Telegram Bot, Twitter API, GDPR & Cookie consent. Additional free extensions include photo galleries, page layouts, customisable admin dashboards, calendar view and website design templates.


Content Management System Content Management System




The Preside website editor comes with core widgets for creating rich responsive content. There are many different ways to configure your page layouts. Integrate video, galleries, banners, resource libraries and forms to suit your user's needs. 

Add conditional rules to create personalised content and install your own widgets. Multi-site and multi-language is supported as standard. Install free design templates and create beautiful websites which drive conversion.

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Form builder Form builder




Here you can easily create forms by choosing from many field options to drag and drop together.  As well as configuring your form style and layout you can create custom questions for use in different forms. Plus you can protect your forms with captcha.

Set up response emails for your form users and notifications of user responses for your admins.  Easily integrate with your CRM to see and manage your users interactions.

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Email Centre Email Centre



Intuitive and flexible, the email centre comes with editorial templates which are ready to use straight away. Custom layout and designs can be easily created to include company logo, address, social media links and header/footer information.

Templates for transactional emails – such as resetting password or confirming event bookings – can be fully customised. Permissions can be defined for content admins so that they have access to templates relevant to their roles.

Use the default Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) provider included or add multiple external providers such as Amazon SES or Mailgun.  And of course email data can be captured easily through CRM integration.

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