What more can you ask for, if you are able to manage the content of your website, very easily add, edit or delete images at one go, without even a single technical hint. All this is possible with the help of content management system. You don't need to know any programming language, and then also you are able to manage and take control of your website independently. In this cutthroat competition, where every body wants to gain an edge over the other, a good content with regular updates at regular intervals of time provides an edge to your website, and is able to survive. Not only this, A CMS exempts you from calling your web designer or the web designing company again and again for making even the slightest of changes. You don't need to shell extra money from your pockets. All is well with CMS! When you talk about CMS, there are different kinds of content management systems, which have been listed below— Enterprise Content Management System: It is used in corporates, to monitor employee content and documentation, to prepare cataloged, structured and ordered data in multiple formats. Component Content Management System: It works in conjunction with the other CMSs and manages content in small chunks. It is basically used for training purposes.
Web Content Management System: It helps in creating and and managing your website's content. It uses WYSIWYG as an editing tool. Mobile Content Management System: Its an application by the help of which we can upload, and edit content of our mobile web pages. Portal systems: They are by far the most popular CMS, since, they include our open source Content Management Systems. In a short span of time, one is able to build a complete website using themes and skins. Since, there are number of content management systems available, it becomes really important that you keep somethings in consideration while you choose a CMS— 1.The first and the foremost step while you opt for a CMS is to have a clear cut vision of your project. The larger your project be, the more complex your decision should be. If its a blogging platform, WordPress as a CMS is a good option, but if you are going for an online shopping cart, the choice depends on the scale of your project. 2.Addon features and functions would be the next step, which you need to keep in mind and be very particular about it ranging from static or dynamic pages, survey tool, upload/download area, translator, to the image gallery, calender, etc. 3.Once you are done with the base of your site, its time for you to decide on the look of the site. Its the mirror image to the venture you going to start, so CMS offers you with a chance to download various themes and you get a chance to pick and choose a “skin” of your own choice. If you are well aware of the idea, how your website would look like, you have plenty of options in the form of themes and templates designed by various creative minds. 4.Now that you are over with all the above things, the content becomes the main concern. Content is the king and visitors tend to starve for an informative and updated content. It decides on the utility and quality of your site. 5.Now, comes its ongoing maintenance. Size of the website, traffic, and if the website deals with the ongoing changes in the market— all decides the choice of your CMS. Its important to think of a plan, one step ahead and there is no denying to the fact that the more updated your website would be, the more popularity it will gain, in other words, the more search engine friendly it would be. Thus, content management systems act as a back bone to your website, and therefore, holds a lot of relevance in its survival. In a nut shell, these content management systems tend to make the task of the web masters, who lack technical knowledge much easier. A CMS based website makes the web development and design more successful. By Pixel Crayons Web Development Company India