A content management system, or CMS, is a collection of procedures that are put in place to manage work flow in a collaborative work environment. A CMS may be computer based or manual. But the procedures in a CMS are designed to do the following things:
Let large numbers of users contribute to and share stored data
Control the access to data based on user roles
Allow easy data storage and retrieval
Reduce redundant efforts
Improve report writing
Improving communication between users
You’ve no doubt heard the phrase “content is king,” and it is as true now as it ever was. That means that keeping your business’s website updated must be simple and convenient. Our digital agency can create, or modify the perfect CMS for your needs. Managing website content can be laborious and unrewarding without the necessary tools. A CMS that’s properly designed for your needs lets you publish and organize your content consistently and with ease. Your CMS lets you store, control, and put version numbers on all your content, giving your business a centralized place to control the information you must manage.
There are numerous advantages to using a CMS. Some of them are:
Letting you edit anywhere at any time so as to remove editing bottlenecks
Letting non-technical authors edit content with an interface they can understand
Allowing you to configure access restrictions
Ensuring your design stays consistent right across the site
Allowing content scheduling
Automatically generating navigation aids
Why do you Need a CMS?
Sure, our offices today may be virtually paper-free today, but large amounts of digital content can become uncontrollable unless it is managed properly. Your CMS may just be for controlling your company website, or it may involve running your own company-wide intranet and document library. And when managing your business website, brand guidelines, consistency, and accessibility are all easier for everyone with a properly developed CMS. If your website, for example, suddenly had to comply with requirements for text sizing for accessibility purposes for the visually impaired, a CMS would allow you to do this in a your site’s templates to implement it across the whole site. But if you didn’t have a CMS, just a static website, you could end up editing every single page separately.
Digitalbroadcasters is a certified Sitecore partner. That means we are well-placed to help you hook up your site into Sitecore’s agile CMS. We can provide advice, training, and support, and we can offer a CMS from start to finish with what we believe to be one of the best CMS solutions for medium to large organizations.