What is a content management system (CMS)?
A CMS is a platform on which websites can be built upon which allows the owner to create and manage their content with little technical know-how.
What are the best CMS available?
- Drupal - Good for SEO but requires technical knowledge.
- Wordpress - Popular and adaptable
- Joomla - Great all rounder
Features can vary from one CMS to the next, however the core functions are the same, offering content control, make ammendments to content, publish new content, new content displayed in a consistant fashion.
Different CMS will have different plugins / modules available for adding different features.
Popular Features include:
- SEO-friendly URLS
- Widely available support
- Integrated File managers
- User Management
- Easy to use visual text editors
- Expansive range of extensions
- And much more!
It's due to the ease of use, the adaptability and the cost savings a CMS has to offer which has lead to their huge sucess in recent years.
Which CMS is right for me?
There is almost no limit to the factors that must be considered before an organization decides to invest in a CMS. There are a few basic functionalities to always look for, such as an easy-to-use editor interface and intelligent search capabilities. However, for some organizations the software they use depends on certain requirements.
Does it require bespoke functionaility?
How big will the site grow to be?
Will it need multilingual supporty?
To upgrade your website to a CMS based website or to discuss which platform wouyld work best for your business contact us now on: 01473 722726