While there are a plethora of content management systems (CMSes) typically designed for web applications and websites, this article talks about few bespoke solutions of CMS suitable perfectly for business sites or applications.
There’s so much thing about a CMS, but not just the content management! A CMS typically facilitates the coordination between content, subject matter providers, and editor of the webpage. To put it simply, a web CMS is needed for creating, putting and managing content on the digital platform, that is, through a website. And, web content can be anything from text, graphics to multimedia elements. Clearly, a great CMS helps you to place the content for the website just the way they want, by tweaking them all according to the desired web template.
There is a large number of platforms offering content management solution, here we choose to enumerate only a few of them which actually help business services sites.
Undoubtedly, the most modular CMS known, Drupal gives website editors abundant freedom to put content, customise and manage them according to the website’s requirement. An open source solution, it comes with standard installation steps using robust extensions. Being as easy as a pie, it can even be used by non-experts in the web field.
Joomla till today has recorded overwhelming installations of nearly 2.5 million globally. So, literally, there’s no stopping back for the platform to become the top-rated CMS in the world. The biggest advantage of using Joomla is that it can be used for both small-scale simple websites to large, complex and pro level applications. Good documentation, object-oriented programming, 7000+ extensions and large community support are its chief advantages.
Typo3 has soon joined the line of winning CMSes for its extensibility and specified support for enterprise-level solutions. So, typically an enterprise CMS, it is helping businesses to glorify their website presence with brilliant content management. Its pro facts include extensive enterprise content management, far-reaching functions, easy integration with third-party software like ERP, CRM.
If there’s one name that pops up in every mind when it’s about content management, then it is the WordPress. Around 18 million installations, it made website dream of everyone, from a single blogger to business entrepreneur turn real in few steps. With great and holistic publishing tools, compatible management tools, 14000+ free templates, 18000+ extensions and the quickest installation procedure of 5 minutes, WordPress is the befitting tool for every website owner out there.
It is specially designed to help startups and individuals to sell products online. However, it can be used for creating pure blog sites, or personal sites apart from online shops. Also a cloud-based platform, it provides immense flexibility and customisation options to the website owners to tweak in their content using its brilliant style editor.
Thus, the next time you are ready with a website idea and need an eminent solution, pick one of the above solutions as these are the proven and widely accepted platforms for content management.
Jonathan Paul is a senior Joomla developer in Melbourne who works for over 7+ years at PHPProgrammers, a visionary and trusted web development organisation in Australia. Having immeasurable knowledge of Joomla, and CMSes, he likes to discuss his ideas and knowledge through article posts with others.