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What Is Content Management System (CMS) ?

  • By Lucid Team
  • 24 March 2023

Selecting the best content management system(CMS) is important for accelerating the efficiency and productivity of your website application. The best CMS results in good website navigation, increased flexibility, increased security, and support in reducing errors by preventing content duplication. In today’s digital world, a CMS is required for each and every web-based company. Think how your site requires to be daily updated with content, new products, styles, services, and campaigns which can be added or deleted.

Introduction to CMS:
CMS is primarly used for managing website content and provides tools for website editing, collaboration, and administration. It let users with no or limited knowledge of programming languages to write and manage the website content quite easily. Its easy to use user interface helps in customizing easily and it cost less and offer better management of website content. If someone does not have CMS it would be difficult for him to organize the accuracy of the website and navigation becomes difficult for the user.

Well Now,

There are lots of CMS options available in the market, which make its difficult for the user to select the right alternative for their business.

So what should you do now?

Well here we have sorted out some best CMS platform for you to use with their key benefits. Which we hope will help you to choose the best option from the available ones.

Proprietary CMS:
Its the traditional one. There is an initial licensing fee for using the software and for support and updates they also charge yearly. It can prove to be more expensive as they may charge for making customization.

Open Source CMS:
This type of CMS service is mostly free along with this there is no start-up charges involved in its usage like, no license fees, upgrade fees because they are mainly developed by a team of developers within the community. Well to meet some specific business needs they may charge for customization EX: WordPress, Magento, Drupal.

Software As a Service(SaaS):
SaaS CMS solutions comprise web hosting, web content management software, and technical support from a single supplier.
They involve subscription model as in per user or per website. One of the primary advantage of using SaaS CMS solutions is that they are easily accessable on laptop, mobile devices. Charges are quite low compared to different types of CMS. The updates for the services are done in real time & packages are generally scalable.

Component Content Management System:
As per interest, Component Content Management Systems supports in arranging content at the level of component in place of document level. They deal in content which can be repeated and can be revised and translated regularly into various languages.


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