Did you get one of these?
The End of Life Notice was send to LightCMS Service customers around the world. Here are the answers to some questions you may have about the ending of LightCMS and how we can help you.
Official notice from the LightCMS team sent out to all users:
NetSuite LightCMS Service – End of Life Notice
As we adapt our product portfolio to meet the demands of customers and our ever changing market, we will no longer be offering the LightCMS Service and are announcing its end of life.
This letter provides formal notice to you and your company that the LightCMS Service has been assigned End of Life status and the last date that you will be able to use the LightCMS Service will be May 31, 2020 (the “Last Date of Service”). You will be able to continue to use the LightCMS Service until this date.
After the Last Date of Service you will have thirty (30) days to retrieve Customer Data from the LightCMS Service environment; at the end of that period you will no longer have access to the LightCMS Service or Customer Data and your Websites as described in the LightCMS Terms of Service.
Please ensure that all appropriate contacts in your company are made aware of this notice.
Thank you for being a valued customer and if you have any questions, please contact us via the LightCMS support team.
The LightCMS Team
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I keep my current site?
No. LightCMS is closing on May 31, 2020. This means you will need to transfer your site to a new platform before then.
What platform will you transfer my site to?
We migrate LightCMS sites to WordPress, the leading Content Management System on the internet. WordPress is home to major brands like CNN, UPS, Spotify, and Time. It’s easy to use, includes lots of features that were not available in LightCMS.
What will my new site look like?
We will match your new site’s look as closely as possible, although there may some slight variations. If you want a whole new look, chose our Fresh Start package and we’ll work with you to create a beautiful new website.
Will you migrate all of my content to the new site?
That depends on which package you choose. If you’re on a tight budget, you can transfer your content yourself with our DIY package. Our Transfer package includes up to 10 pages of content migration; and our Fresh Start package is includes a brand new, fresh design for your website and migration of content for up to 10 pages. We realize that websites are not all the same size, so we offer custom packages built around your specific needs.
Will my site work the same as before?
Yes. We will use the same navigation and functionality that your current site has. Your visitors will be able to use your site in the same way they always have. You will still have the ability to make changes and edits yourself in an easy-to-use interface.
Will people still be able to find my site using search engines like Google?
Yes. We will keep your Search Engine Optimization features so that visitors can easily find you.
Do you have experience migrating sites from LightCMS to WordPress?
Yes! We have migrated 30+ of our clients’ websites from LightCMS to WordPress. We know all of the ins and outs and can bring our expertise to your project.
Do you offer support after my site is transferred?
Of course! Updated content on your website is the number one thing search engines looks for when ranking your website – you can’t afford to be out of date! Our popular Upkeep & Refresh package helps you stay current with website updates, monthly check-ins, quarterly analytics reports, and listing maintence. Contact us for more details.
How long will my project take?
That depends on the size of your website and which package you choose. However, if you place an order with use before March 1, 2020, we guarantee to have your new WordPress site up and running before the deadline of May 31.
What is the cost?
We offer three packages, and each can be customized. Prices range from $795 for DIY to $3250 for a full redesign with the Fresh Start package. Our most popular package, Transfer, runs $1195. Both the Transfer and Fresh Start packages include the migration of up to 10 pages of content. See the pricing and package information on our home page for more details.
What about hosting?
We provide hosting, backups, and plugin subscriptions for $39/month. If you choose to host and update your website yourself, we will package the site with All-In-One-WP migration and deliver it to you; and you will be responsible for backups and plugin subscription costs.