A content management system (CMS), also called a Web
management system is software or a group or suite of
applications and tools that enable an organization to
seamlessly create, edit, review and publish electronic
A Content Management Systems offers typically has a
Web-based GUI, enabling you to access the CMS online
using only a Web browser.
CMS Websites provide options and features to index
and search documents and also specify keywords and other
metadata for search engine crawlers.
CMS Websites are built with databases. Think of them
as huge, complicated Excel sheets. However, instead of
logging into the servers and trying to make changes one
field at a time, groups and individuals have created
content management systems to help users communicate
easily and efficiently with the database using a secure
and easy-to-use interface. Most CMS’s are managed by
companies or communities and updated as the web evolves.
Our CMS of choice is Joomla
We use the award winning Joomla CMS platform which
enables us to build Content Management Web sites.
aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility,
have made Joomla the most popular Web site software
CMS’s platforms are open-source and therefore free
for all to use, and the public is welcome to contribute
to improving the development and functionality of the
- WordPress: It was built with blogging in mind,
but with thousands of themes and plugins available,
it has become a go-to CMS for any/all types of
- Joomla: Another very popular CMS is Joomla. Used
by companies like Ebay, Barnes & Noble, and Pizza
Hut, Joomla is good for multi-lingual capabilities,
security, and task oriented websites.
- Drupal: Drupal is actually older than WordPress
and Joomla, but is known to be more difficult to
setup because of its high flexibility in languages,
security, and modules.
Please give us a call on 01738 570007
for more information on CMS systems.