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What Is: CMS

CMS stands for Content Management System.

A CMS is a tool that can be used in order to add content to a website without having any knowledge of the programming languages associated with changing a website, e.g HTML and CSS. If your knowledge of programming is minimal, and you’re looking to get a website on the web, then you are better off creating a website that has a CMS. Therefore, you won’t need to dive into any of the code to make changes to your website, it’s all done through a simple system.

Wordpress Content Management System
Picture Of The WordPress CMS

In some cases, a CMS is the easiest approach and I think you would be surprised at how many websites on the web are configured via a CMS. A lot of business websites have a CMS, therefore their employees are able to update the website and add blog posts without having any knowledge of the most recent coding languages.

Some benefits of using a content management system for your website:

  • It’s easy for the non-technically minded;
  • A CMS allows multiple user accounts;
  • It allows you to streamline content scheduling;
  • It improves site maintenance and reduces problematic development issues;
  • Design and structure changes are relatively straight forward;
  • It’s easy to manage and maintain content.

Below are the top 5 most popular content management systems currently on the market:

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