Marikina City, Philippines (PressExposure) September 04, 2009 -- Web development have been made a lot easier when CMS (content management system) or WCMS (web CMS) were founded for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control a large, dynamic collection of Web material (HTML documents and their associated images). It also facilitates content creation, content control, editing, and many essential Web maintenance functions. Unlike Web-site builders like Microsoft FrontPage or Adobe Dreamweaver, a CMS or WCMS allows non-technical users to make changes to an existing website with little or no training.
Uses and Capabilities Much of what is stated above, CMS or WCMS are used to easily control and manage every content found in a website even without any knowledge of any web developing tools are languages. It is a software usually used by clients for easy access of their websites, as well as easy make quick updates on a page or pages without too much of a hassle. According to Web development outsourcing Philippines companies, part of what made CMS popular are its features. These includes:
Create standard output templates (usually HTML and XML) that can be automatically applied to new and existing content, allowing the appearance of all content to be changed from one central place.
Once content is separated from the visual presentation of a site, it usually becomes much easier and quicker to edit and manipulate. Most WCMS software includes WYSIWYG editing tools allowing non-technical individuals to create and edit content.
Most WCMS software includes plug-ins or modules that can be easily installed to extend an existing site's functionality such as with the functions found with Joomla!.
Active WCMS software usually receives regular updates that include new feature sets and keep the system up to current web standards.
Workflow and Document Manageability
Workflow is the process of creating cycles of sequential and parallel tasks that must be accomplished in the CMS. According to Web development outsourcing Philippines companies, CMS softwares may also provide a means of managing the life cycle of a document from initial creation time, through revisions, publication, archive, and document destruction.
Some CMS software allows for various user groups to have limited privileges over specific content on the website, spreading out the responsibility of content management as well as making sure that important documents are only accessible by authorized people.
Popular CMS softwares
It is written in the PHP programming language and uses the MySQL database system to store information. Joomla is the result of a fork of Mambo. Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Joomla is free software. The system includes features such as page caching to improve performance, RSS feeds, printable versions of pages, news flashes, blogs, polls, website searching, and language internationalization.
Distributed under the GNU General Public License, the standard release of Drupal, known as Drupal core, contains basic features common to most CMSs. According to Web development outsourcing Philippines companies, these include the ability to register and maintain individual user accounts, administration menus, RSS-feeds, customizable layout, flexible account privileges, logging, a blogging system, an Internet forum, and options to create a classic brochureware website or an interactive community website.
Django's primary goal is to ease the creation of complex, database-driven websites. Django emphasizes reusability and "pluggability" of components, rapid development, and the principle of DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself). Python is used throughout, even for settings, files, and data models.