- Posted by Josh Tucker
- On October 19, 2012
You might think that maintaining a website is going to be hard but MyNext builds websites that easily allow you to add fresh content or edit the current content with just a few clicks on your mouse and typing as you would on Microsoft Word.
What is a Content Management System (CMS)?
A websites content management system allows site owners to conveniently and efficiently edit, delete, and add their website content. This is relatively easy to do and there is no need to hire an IT expert to do this for you.
There are many different programming languages that are used by web browsers and developers. You need to be sure that the content management software on your website is compatible, fully integrated, and accomplishes anything that your business needs to do.
At MyNext we will either build a custom CMS or set your website up an open source platform like WordPress, which is constantly being improved and updated by a team of web developers. Knowing how to edit the content on your website will save you time and money so make sure you work closely with your web developer to see how they attach the content management system on your site and how you will use it. You will be surprised to know that, even though this might sound techy, you shouldn’t need a degree to know how to operate it on your website on a regular basis.
How a Content Management System Can Help My Site?
Content is defined as anything that is found on your website; articles, reviews, images, videos, audios and everything else. With a content management system, you can organize the maintenance and updating of these files with ease. Search Engines are constantly crawling websites looking for new information to add to their results, if you constantly add fresh content to your website should rank better over time.
CMS’s have security features wherein you can define who can access your site and what can they modify. With this, no other user can directly interact with your system, unless they have the access to do so.
Having a content management system is also used to develop a site. This can greatly reduce the cost to create a site and the amount of time it takes to develop it. With a content management system, you can also ensure that your webpages are easily managed and modifications in the future will be a breeze.
There are many content management software programs that are available on the internet. They are free ones such as WordPress and many are for sale as well. When you are going to choose one, we advise that you speak to a web developer about the level of editing you require and the difficulty.