Content Management Systems are platforms created to manage content on your website. There are plenty of options when it comes to selecting a content management system for a development project, we customize each one. Some content management system websites have got better tools to create content and some are just made simply to create and customize your website pages. Those content management systems which provide a user-friendly interface win the race. Content management system website design is in trend these days. We customize content management system to give you the balance between control and professional design. Users want a platform which should equip them with all the advanced features but at the same time, must be easy to work with. We’ll take a look at five top open source content management systems, discussing their key features.
WordPress Content management System
WordPress-LogoAfter the arrival of WordPress 3.0, WP attained the status of a complete and full-fledged content management system. Which succeeded in removing the tag of ‘Best Blogging Platform’ from itself. For those users, who are not familiar with HTML or other markup language, a WYSIWYG editor is provided straight out of the box. WP has large collection of plugins and themes to choose from. A great part about the WordPress community is the amount of help and documentation online you can find on nearly every aspect of customizing WordPress. There is a huge demand of WordPress development services in the web design industry.
Joomla Content Management System
Joomla-LogoJoomla is quite an advanced CMS in terms of functionality. Its a little more to learn but always offers more control. It is used worldwide for basics websites and large portals. It could be a social web portal, Business Intranets or Extranets, online magazines or newspaper, E-Commerce applications (shopping cart system) and so much more. Joomla content management system is designed to be easy to install and set up even if you’re not an advanced user. The core Joomla CMS enables us to quickly build inventory control systems, data reporting tools, reservation systems, integrate shopping cart systems, custom product catalogs etc. Joomla websites also look amazingly beautiful.
Since the version 1.0 released in 2001, Drupal is ranked among the oldest and most popular CMS solutions. Drupal is a pure CMS. It provides users and search engine friendly URLs, thus helping in search engine optimization. It provides community features. For instance, full discussion forum features are built into Drupal to create lively, dynamic community sites. Proper provision of reporting and analysis is available. There are different ways present for content syndication. Both the content and the presentation can be individualized based on user-defined preferences. Recently, the project team has come up with Drupal 7.0. Drupal developers feel so delighted on every new version released by Drupal project team.
SilverStripe CMS takes the bottlenecks out of updating content on our website. Just hours after launching our new website, we used it to broadcast warnings about the threat of the Samoan Tsunami to our region. Now, we allow dozens of staff to contribute content to the website because it’s so easy to use. It is a very simple to use CMS. It’s free for unlimited users, unlimited changes, unlimited pages and unlimited sites. No PHP or ASP required for this CMS. Content editors just love managing their content with this system. No training required, it’s just that easy. As there is no need for any software installation and also no programming is required. There is an option to upgrade to a pro account to use your own logo and color scheme, as well as other fine-grain customization in the way Cushy content management system functions.