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.
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: