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What Is A CMS And Why Is It So Important To Webmasters?

What Is A CMS And Why Is It So Important To Webmasters?

What Is CMS?

If you’re thinking about getting into the life of a webmaster, then chances are you have heard about a CMS. For those who haven’t heard of it, a CMS or content management system is software used to publish, manage and customize website content. This software provides many advantages that a webmaster cannot pass up.

What Are The Advantages Of CMS?

CMS software provides various hard-to-ignore advantages for managing and modifying websites. Here is a list of them:

  • Easy to use: CMS are designed to be simple and convenient to users of all ranks (beginner, intermediate, professional). That’s why it is preferred over HTML, which can be complicated.
  • Easy to delegate: CMS makes it easy for several webmasters to work together on the same website/s. The program comes with a delegation system that can be used to assign people certain tasks.
  • Quick to use: With CMS’ easy-to-use design, website management can be done pretty quickly, saving time and energy along the way.
  • Total control: CMS gives you complete control of all webpage content (template, text, images, videos, plugins, etc).
  • Can be used from anywhere: CMS is software that can be used across the internet. therefore, it doesn’t matter where you are in the world as long as you have access to the internet.

What Are The Best CMS’s?

This is usually something you have to decide for yourself. There are many companies who provide their take on CMS software and most are very good. So the whole thing just comes down to the one that works best for you. However, I have made a list of what I think are the best CMS softwares for you to go through, some have specific specifications that help you out for certain cirumstances.  For example, one may be tailored towards ecommerce, blogging etc.. :

WordPress
Joomla
Drupal
Xpress Engine
concrete 5

Written by Ryan

Ryan was born in Barbados and grew up with a pen in one hand and a paper in the other. He strives to be a journalist one day and spends his time molding his talent with blogging, freelance writing and learning. Ryan also dreams of a career in gaming and wants to use his talent for writing as a vehicle that will get him there.

  • Harry

    Thanks for this!! I never knew about these.