The Truth about Web Site Content Management Softwares (CMS)
SIT BACK... RELAX... Let me tell you what you need to know about Web Site Content Management Software or CMS. It is not as complicated as you think!
You often hear 'big shot' web designers talk about web site content management systems or web site content management softwares or CMS or SEO or... blahhh blahhh blahhhh... and you get so confused...
To make things worse, you think you need thousands of dollars to get your new web site started. Especially if you are new to this stuff and you just want to build your own web site online.
I am here to tell you... NO YOU DO NOT!!!
The best things in life are FREE... AND YES...
What is a Web Site Content Management Software or CMS?
A CMS is a computer program that allows you to publish, edit and modify your web site from a central website administration control panel.
The days where you have to create your own HTML web page and upload it to your web site is over.
Nowadays, here's how it's done:
As simple as that... You're live baby! Your new blog article is online and ready for the world to read!
Here's the best part: You don't need to understand how it works... LOL... Trust me... Sometimes kowing how handle the mechanics of a web site can be a bottleneck!
The best Content management systems (CMS) out there!
Before you start thinking you need your own specially designed CMS, let me tell you about 3 of the most popular content management softwares out there...
And they are:
Besides the fact that Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal are the most popular content management softwares out there, they are also FREE to use!
Yes I did say FREE!
And I also know a web Hosting company that will let install Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal to you new web site with ONE click!
WordPress is a semantic personal publishing platform (i.e., blog) with a focus on aesthetics, Web standards, and usability. It supports multiple users, categories, comments, bookmarklets, RSS syndication, several APIs, and weblogs.com ping, among other features.
Joomla! is one of the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems on the planet. It is used all over the world for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.
Drupal is software that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a great variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations have used Drupal to set up scores of different kinds of web sites.
So... you thought you needed thousands of dollars to build a web site with a content management software built in? Think again.
Here's what you have to do: