What is a CMS?

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In web terminology, CMS stands for “Content Management System,” and describes a method of managing content, workflow, and collaboration online. CMS’s have revolutionized the way people think about and control content on websites.

Web CMS’ are designed to simplify the production and publication of content on a website, allowing less technically inclined users to create and publish without having to know a lot of web programming. Today, “open source” content management systems like WordPress, ExpressionEngine and Drupal, which are free to download, install, and customize, have taken the momentum away from proprietary applications.

Content management systems present businesses of all shapes, sizes, and industries with powerful means of creating and maintaining their own website and online content. With the growth and development of open source technologies, versatile content management systems have never been more affordable and powerful.

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  1. Hey WebSmart… what do you make of the news that Adobe is purchasing Day Software, the company responsible for CQ5, the enterprise content management system?

    rbirkey — August 2nd, 2010, 7:16 AM

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