What is Content Management System


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Content Management System (CMS) is a system used to manage the content of a website. CMS allows the user to control and manage the content within the site without any technical training.

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What is Content Management System

  1. 1. WHAT IS CMS?
  2. 2. WHAT IS CMS?  Content Management System (CMS) is used to manage the content of a website.  It contains two main elements:  Content management application (CMA): allows the content manager or author to manage the creation, modification and removal of content from a website  Content delivery application (CDA): uses and compiles the information to update the website  A CMS consultant in California can recommend what would suit your business needs and also do the initial set up for you.
  3. 3. CMS FEATURES CMS Features Web- based Publishing Format Managem ent Revision Control Indexing Search Retrieval
  4. 4. CMS WEBSITE DESIGN CMS allows user to control and manage content within the site without any technical training The system is uncomplicated and new content such as images or videos can be added or deleted and text edits can be easily done The developer can add unlimited number of pages and create a full site search engine The site can be SEO optimized The site owner need not have knowledge of programming or HTML Multiple user control can be added with proper permissions and page access restrictions
  5. 5. WHY OPT FOR CMS?  The website is the calling card and having a good search engine page rank ensures that you are on the front page when a person enters the keywords  Many businesses have websites that require frequent content updates and some that need to be updated once in a few weeks or months  In both cases it may not be feasible to hire a full time software engineer who would have expertise with different types of software  CMS consultant may be called in to do the initial development and set up of the website, thereafter, the website content can be managed by someone working with the company  New CMS platforms have scalability option that will meet
  6. 6. OPEN SOURCE CMS VS. PROPRIETARY CMS Open Source CMS • Built and maintained by developers globally and has a single controlling body • Source code is available to all developers and can be extended or modified to create new functionalities • Open source website can be hosted anywhere, with any ISP or hosting company on their servers or on your own • They are free, though one has to Proprietary CMS • Built and maintained by a single company • The access to source code is with the creating company alone, though some companies provide an open framework or API that can be extended to others • Generally hosted by the company that created it, though some can be hosted elsewhere • There is a license fee applicable
  7. 7. Both open source CMS as well as proprietary CMS come with their individual benefits and the platform suitable for your business requirements must be selected .
  8. 8. THANK YOU! For the complete article, please visit: http://www.scribd.com/doc/165358004/What-Is-CMS 574 Newark Avenue, Suite 210 Jersey City, NJ 07306 Phone: +1 (201) 377-3150 Website: www.metaoption.com Email: info@metaoption.com