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CMS Comparison.

In the previous lessons, we covered the basic of content management systems and when one might be right for you in this lesson, I would discuss CMS comparison and which CMS is right for your needs.

CMS Comparison

As I mention before there are more than 100 of CMSs are available in the market today most share seemingly identical feature sets and all of them seem make the same claims. There is easy to use extremely powerful and that gives you total control to create your sites.

In fact, you spend time for searching the CMSs you probably became quickly overwhelmed by amount of choices and features out there so I want to help you focus your search and give you staring point what to look for when comparison CMS.

CMS Comparison

What is the Driving Force Behind Needing a CMS?

 What is the Driving Force Behind Needing a CMS

First take a time properly identify needs of your clients or your organization I am going to talk about this topic more detail in moment, but often people saying that CMS makes things easier.

What they need and how CMS would fit in your culture. if once those needs are clearly defined so, it allows you to easy to comparing system by focusing on features they should really need.

Don’t Get Caught up checking Off Boxes

Often people starting CMS comparison by only feature sets or seeing which CMS has more boxes checked in somebody has obituary list so, this is bad idea.

If you do not take a time properly evaluate content management system. I can promise you. You will not happy with your choice at the end.

CMS Needs.

  • Easy to add user groups.
  • Complex metadata.
  • Fast Cashing.
  • Multiple templates.
  • Easy to edit content.
  • Image management.

Use feature sets narrow down your choices. Look at the starting point. Un- decision making points.

CMS Needs.

  • Easy to add user groups.
  • Scalability.
  • Multiple templates.
  • Easy to edit content.

Other good way to narrow down your choice start with system who focus matches your needs. If you are in university need to build LMS, then it will be good decision to focus on E-Learning. Start with systems that focus on your area

LMS

If you want to build community based site so, explore systems that focus on social networks and collaborations. Off course that is not hard and fast rule many CMSs have capability put them in multiple categories just be sure that the system. You compare have the same focus you do. In addition, compare the features take the time to compare to support communities as well.  If you are looking to proprietary license system. Research the company support tools such as online forms and documentations.

Focus on Support.

Focus on Support.

If you explore open source community. Spend good time looking at community. Make sure there are a lot of ways to communicate with other users and developers. Take look the help of developer in community. If CMS is active and engaged activity. It is easy learn how to use.

Explore the Community.

 Explore the Community.

Often you feel pressure to make the choice start building something, specially you are the one making the diction for organization and company. Open source CMSs can be downloaded, installed locally, a test server, try out as long as like. The developer Proprietary CMSs almost always be happy see the demo sites and try to select .

Take Your Time and Try Them Out.

 Take Your Time and Try Them Out

 

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My Name Mohammad Ramzan Bhutto. Live in District Jacobabad, Sindh, Pakistan. I have started blogging on Information Technology, my selected areas are Online Business, Digital Marketing, Make Money Online.

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