content management system2018-12-10T11:39:46+00:00

Learn About A Content Management System

What is CMS?

A web content management system (WCMS) is a software system that provides website design, collaboration, and administration tools. Hence, it is designed to allow users with limited programming and markup language knowledge to create and manage website content with relative ease. In general, the content management system is a cost savings tool that enables businesses to update and make changes to their website without having to involve a graphic designer.

About CMS

If you are interested in making changes to your website, a content management system may be a great tool. The Content Management System allows non-technical users to make changes to a website with little training. In general, it probably will require a systems administrator and/or a web developer to set up and add feature tools. However, after the CMS tool has been implemented, almost anyone who is comfortable navigation a computer can use the tool.

WordPress

At Planetguide.com, we use the most popular and user-friendly content management system. The WordPress publishing platform focuses on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. It has evolved to be used as full content management system. In addition, it has expanded to include thousands of plugins and widgets options to improve your website experience. As a result, Planetguide has always jumped on board. Hence, we are always using the best software and tools for our clients.

5 REASONS TO USE WCMS

#5

PRICE $

#5. PRICE $

Some Content Management Systems are free like Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress.

#4.

CUSTOMIZATION

#4. CUSTOMIZE

We create a universal layout that enables pages to have similar designs & layouts without code.

#3.

EASY

#3. EASY

A Simple Admin UI design allows website content managers & others to update content.

#2.

MANAGEMENT

#2. MANAGEMENT

A CMS controls how, when, and who publishes content. Thus, protecting the site.

What is the #1 reason any business should use WCMS?

Good For SEO

CMS websites are good for Search Engine Optimization.

Fresh, new content is one factor that helps improve search engine optimization. Some search engines give preference to website with new and updated content compared to other websites with stale and outdated content. Social media plugins help capture a community around your blog. RSS feeds can increase the number of subscribers and readers to your site. Url re-writing can easily be implemented and it produces clean urls without parameters thus improving search engine optimization.

HOW TO for 1st time users

Log in to your content management systemYour first step is to log in. Click this link and a temporary password will be emailed to you when the design is completed with a final payment.

When you log in, please change your password and go to:

Dashboard – USERS

Find your name, then change the password and follow the instructions. Your new password will be emailed to the assigned email address.

CMS Editing step 2

Once you are logged in, you should see a tab on the left side that says DASHBOARD.
You will find all the elements of your site in this area. Just select what you want to edit and start editing.

Adding and editing contentThis is a screenshot of the actual editor, and some common actions are highlighted.

As you can see, editing in your CMS is very similar to working in other word processing programs.

Publishing your workBefore you go live, you have some options. You can PREVIEW any changes that you have made. In addition, SAVE DRAFT is perfect for team collaboration. This option keeps all your work ready-to-go after final approval and or tweaking.