What is CMS? Today, almost every dynamic website on the Internet has a CMS behind it. If you are also going to create a website or blog, then you must also know about CMS.
If there is no CMS, it takes a lot of time to create a website, you have to do every little bit by coding yourself.
The content management system has made website development very easy, through this you can create a website in a few minutes.
Today we will talk about this web content management on some important points given below:
What is CMS? (What is Content Management System)
Simply put, CMS is a kind of system where you do not have to do any kind of coding, you just have to write and post your content in an easy interface.
How does CMS work?
CMS provides its users with a simple GUI (Graphical User Interface) like Microsoft Word, through which we are able to upload content to our website easily.
CMS is designed by experienced programmers. In this, collections of many functions are made for each work, that works automatically or by the instruction of the user.
For example, if you want to upload an image on your website, how will you do this work without CMS? You will have to go to the server and upload your image via FTP to the appropriate folder in the database.
But you can do the same thing by CMS in just a few seconds. Actually, it goes like this: When we select the image and click on the upload button, the function related to it will be executed in the backend and our image will be automatically saved in the database.
In the same way, functions are made for every work, there are some functions which are executed automatically, like if you have written a post and schedule it, then it will automatically publish your post at the specified time.
The content management system has two parts:
- Content Management Application (CMA): This CMA is responsible for creating and managing your content. It works by storing the data or content you input on the database.
- Content Delivery Application (CDA): Its job is to extract data from the database and show it to the visitors of the website.
What types of websites are made with CMS?
- The blog
- Social media websites: eg Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
- News website
- Business website
- Job portal
- Portfolio website
- Business directory
- Online forum
- Review website
- Classifieds site
- Static website
- Coupon site
- Auction website
- Online examination system
- School / College Management Website
Examples of CMS software
Although there are many platforms of CMS, some of the 3 best CMS are as follows:
It is the most used CMS in the world. It is very easy to use. Till date, crores of websites have been created using this platform. It is made in PHP and most of the blogs available on the Internet have been created by this platform. This is the first choice of bloggers.
There are thousands of plugins here that you can increase the features of your website by installing. Here is the matter of website designing, those who do not know HTML, CSS can also do this work easily by the WYSIWYG editor.
How to create a website with CMS?
- Buy a domain name and hosting.
- Install the content management system of your choice in the hosting server.
- Configure CMS as needed.
- Install theme, extensions and necessary plugins for the website.
- Now start writing and uploading your content.