Content is being generated at a fast pace, Content Management has become an worldwide issue to be taken care of with a sound strategy.
A Content Management Systems (CMS) can be perceived as a hybrid technology of website maintenance and record management system. The distribution, addition, alteration or removal of new or updated content can be accomplished simultaneously from different points. Web is being ruled by the introduction of fresh content every second and in these circumstances if we are held back with a gigantic structure. The management of content should be flexible and organized.
Some of the essential features of a traditional CMS are:
- Absolutely database driven site engines
- News, products, or services portion fully editable and manageable
- Topics sections can be added to by causal Authors
- Totally customizable layouts including left, center, and right Menu boxes
- Browser upload of images to your personal library for use anywhere in the site
- Import of multi-formatted documents – text, graphics, videos, music.
- Allocate different privilege or roles to different users of the website – admin, author,
- Presence of an alert or notification system where director or management are informed of any changes to the existing content
- Version control is also one of the basic features of a standard CMS. It provides the site administrator a absolute control over the management of document versions
- A standard CMS is supported by centralized records where all the available documents are stored. This assists a rapid search facility for documents within the site
- At present, most of the CMS are equipped with a strong editing system which gives the content designer a complete control over the formatting of the documents