(Content Management System)
CMS (or Content Management System) is basically the air traffic control room for your website.
It’s a software application through which different media are collected, curated and finally published on a website. A Content Management System (CMS) will normally provide a graphic interface with an assortment of various tools with which to arrange, edit, and upload content.
A CMS usually has two key components.
Firstly, it will have a content management application, which creates the interface that allows a user with no specialist coding skills to manage and edit content.
Secondly, it will have a content delivery application: this is the technical application that organises and delivers the content to the end user’s browser.
In my early days at Modular, I always got CRM and CMS back to front.
Technology doesn’t have to be inaccessible to everyone but experts. Anyone can understand how websites, apps, and other digital technologies work if we talk about tech in plain English. The core technologies that underpin the World Wide Web can actually be quite fascinating if we switch off the jargon, grab a cup of coffee, and take a closer look.
You can reach out to me for jargon busting advice or to pick my brains on whatever is causing you Tech Angst and confusion, or to learn which CMS is best for you on 07584 652854 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Written by Emma Millington, Head of Customer Relations