The days of coding every aspect of a website by hand are long gone, thanks to the rise of the Content Management System (CMS).
A content management system (CMS) is a software program that uses a common user interface to support the creation and alteration of digital content and thus typically supports multiple operating in a collaborative environment.
The whole point of a CMS is to allow a user to manipulate information about the database, template files and design styles without having to understand code or how a database works. It also makes all of the content that you create show up for your clients exactly like you want it to. There are thousands of CMS options for websites such as WordPress, Drupal, Wix and Grid, all of which work differently, allowing the website to administer different levels of permission and control.
Features of Content Management System
Functions can vary among different CMS offerings, but the key functions are often regarded as indexing, search and retrieval, format management, revision control and publishing.
- Easy administration.
- Powerful publishing tools.
- Built-in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) tools.
- Social media integration.
- Detailed analytics.
- Simple workflow and publishing control.
How to Build a Website with a Content Management System
- Purchase web hosting and a domain name.
- Install your content management system of choice on your web server.
- Configure the content management system to dictate how your site looks and function.
- Start writing content using the content management system’s interface.