Content Management Systems

 Database Websites | Online Catalogues | CRM | CMS

  Content Management Systems are usually associated with databases that form the back bone of various types of websites

- Online CataloguesDatabase Websites | Content Management Systems

- E-commerce websites (Online Shops)

- Social Websites (Facebook etc)

- File sharing sites (You Tube)

- Forums

- Classified Ad sites

But that is only scratching the suface as databases are a fantastic way to store most types of relational data and they can be relevant to more website projects than you might think.

 Why use a database in my website?

Keep it fresh, relevant, interesting and easy to maintain

Traditional web pages are nothing more than a collection of images and text files containing styling information and html.  This can make maintaining and updating regularly changing content a chore.   By incorporating a database into your website you can not only reduce the hassle and complexity of maintaining and updating your website but also realise some of the real power behind the web that comes with dynamic database driven websites.

One of the distinct advantages of a database driven website is the power it gives you when designing and redesigning your pages or even customising the experience for individual users and content types.  With a database powering your website you need only design and maintain a handful of pages to deliver thousands of pages of dynamic content.

Another distinct advantage of a database driven website is that it can be made to be highly searchable and organised making your content far more accessible to the end user.  By having static pages you immediately restrict the way in which the user can interact with the content.

Creating Content For A Website

Why is it important?

High quality, unique content is what search engines are looking for and content development specialists therefore have a very important role to play in the search engine optimization process. One issue currently plaguing the world of web content development is keyword-stuffed content which are prepared solely for the purpose of manipulating a search engine. This is giving a bad name to genuine web content writing professionals.

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What is a CMS

Content management System...

is the set of processes and technologies that support the collection, managing, and publishing of information in any form or medium. In recent times this information is typically referred to as content or, to be precise, digital content. Digital content may take the form of text, such as documents, multimedia files, such as audio or video files, or any other file type which follows a content lifecycle which requires management.

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