One of Germany's largest independent people portals

Netgen operates Promipool, a reliable online platform with a high volume of visitors. Every day, several media professionals publish new editorial contributions on the portal. Netgen is responsible for setup, further development and support of the powerful platform.


You can find current celebrity news and news about celebrities here at "Promipool". Everything about the life of the rich and beautiful. Which celebrity married whom, which celebrity is getting divorced and who is pregnant? You can find the answers in our celebrity news. We report daily on the latest events in the celebrity world.


2014 until today


Impact & Growth 

The number of visitors to has quadrupled in the last four years. On the part of the site's operators, more efficient processes through improved administration and simpler translation workflows for foreign sites have led to major time savings.

In numbers:

  • 10,000 simultaneous users
  • over 34 million users per year (growing)
  • 30% recurring users
Services we provided
  • Technology Consulting
  • Information Architecture
  • UX Design
  • DXP / CMS Development
  • Cloudinary Integration
  • Application Management / Hosting
  • Scalable and secure infrastructure
  • Continuous technical support and agile development

Our role: Build a reliable Online-Plattform

Netgen operates Promipool, a reliable online platform with a high volume of visitors. Netgen is responsible for programming, further development and support of the powerful platform.  

Challenge: Traffic

A high number of simultaneous page accesses, many editors and numerous editorial contributions day after day pose challenges to the loading times and capacities of the proxy servers. IBEXA Content is a tailor-made platform for publishing sites to meet aspects such as a straightforward management and at the same time a good solution in the areas of SEO, social media connection, mobile-optimized pages and PageSpeed.

Solution: Strong DXP Platform with Netgen layouts and optimized caching mechanism

Flexible Platform with Netgen Layouts as Layout Manager and the following features:

  • Content Management Solution on Ibexa DXP (eZ Platform)
  • Complete editorial workflows
  • Cloudinary connection and media extension
  • Scheduled Publishing
  • Gallery module with video, images and external integrations.
  • Module for optimized advertising
  • Proxy / Server for External API Delivery
  • API's for Mobile APP
  • Translation mechanism, easy to manage

The Promipool platform is run by a young, dedicated team that provides users with the latest news and background stories from show business: whether it's a news report, a report from the red carpet or a star interview.

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