Content management system (CMS) is designed on the basis of collective procedures working together in a shared environment in order to manage work flow efficiently and easily. Content management system offers following features such as:
- Provide multiple user-interactions
- Add/Edit and maintain data efficiently
- Manage data in symmetry
- Prevent duplicate entries
- Fast data recovery
- Effective communication between users
These are the core qualities if CMS, in CMS data could be define as anything such as text, images, video and more, this type of data is used to access frequently one can edit, share or remove and publish anything effectively by keeping track of each and every happening. One of the major benefits of CMS is that its version based, every time the newer version release on can easily update it to get latest features.
There are several types of content management systems used for different purposes such as:
Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS): It is used to manage records based on text documents or other files of an organizations keeping in mind the accessibility and security. Most organizations have their own ECMS to maintain their data proficiently and error free.
Component Content Management System (CCMS): It used to manage data on the basis of defined components such on can store documents in single component, images in another and videos in a separate component. Managing data in terms of components provide security, efficient object management, server management and generate reports effectively.
Web Content Management System (WCMS): It is designed to manage website content effectively and easily. One can upload and modify anything such as text, images or video files and display them in the different and attractive ways, beside this using WCMS one can install and configure any application required for website working. One effective feature of WCM is that one can display content in terms of index such as parent file may have further sub files displayed on internal pages. So it has provided efficiency in terms of managing website content even if you don’t have knowledge about website management.
So content management systems have made life easier for major organizations and developers as using CMS one can easily keep track of their content without duplicating it.