What is a CMS Website ?
Understanding content management systems to enhance your business
What is content management (CMS)
Content Management Systems are better know as CMS websites, in simple terms they offer you the flexibility of being able to fully manage the content of your website without the need for any technical knowledge.
There are many types of CMS websites including very well known ones such as Joomla WordPress and Drupal all of which offer a real ease of use.
Shopping cart systems are also classed as CMS as you are able to login and edit products without needing to know the technical side.
Do we need them ?
Yes, CMS offers you far more than the ability to edit your content, CMS systems are able to be enhanced with an ever growing repository of add-ons, there are 1000’s of web developers around the world creating wonderful software options that can be easily installed on your website.
Do we make CMS templates ?
Are All The Websites We Build CMS ?
Not all, no, some customers prefer the website to be built using a more lightweight option such as “HTML 5” but if you want real flexibility then it’s better to go the CMS route.
What CMS is best ? Understanding the options
In today’s growing competitive market it’s important to understand the core structure of your website and how it can benefit your business.
Most CMS software is easy to use and most platforms are completely free, our cloud based and hybrid servers offer a one click install option for many CMS options although we concentrate on the two most popular.
So what’s the difference? we’ve put together an easy to understand comparison.
WordPress CMS Content Management System
WordPress is currently the most used CMS accounting for around 58% of all websites built, it’s a reliable and easy to use system and favoured by many web designers as it has access to 1000’s of features.
WordPress was introduced in 2003 and at that time was exclusively for blogging, over the years it has grown into the go to platform for those who like to build professional websites.
Joomla CMS Content Management System
Joomla which was released in 2005 is the second most used CMS platform and the preferred choice for many web designers and developers as it incorporates the MVC framework giving greater flexibility, programming languages like Java C# Ruby have MVC frameworks.
The MVC (Model View Controller) is a software design pattern that is used to organise code in such a way that the business logic and data presentation are separate.
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