CMS – Content Management System
A CMS is a software tool that allows you to create, edit, and publish content. With CMS you can create a website which has Blogs, Articles, Press Releases, Events and assign each section or a part of a section to user to create, edit, and archive. You can create/ manage a website without having HTML/CSS Coding Knowledge.
CMS also provides the following
⦁ Web publishing tool that allows one or more users to publish updates live on the Web. The editing component is called the content management application (CMA),
⦁ While the publishing tool is called the content delivery application (CDA).
Integration of these CMA and CDA called CMS.
Multiple web-based CMS tools are available. These are some of the most popular
1. WordPress – free web software designed for creating template-based websites or blogs
2. Blogger – Google’s 2. blogging tool designed specifically for maintaining a blog
3. Joomla – a flexible web publishing tool that supports custom databases and extensions
4. Magento – a tool mostly recommended for ECommerce web development
5. Drupal – an open source platform often used for developing community-based sites
6. Weebly – a web-based platform for building simple personal and business websites
7. Wix – web publishing tools for creating a highly customizable website
While early CMS software was used to manage documents and local computer files, most CMS systems are now designed exclusively to manage content on the Web.