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Content Management System(Horizontals)

August 3, 2009

What is Content Management System?

CMS is used to mange the content of a website. Content management systems are deployed primarily for interactive use by a potentially large number of contributors.

For Example:
Wiki in Wikipedia this is a type of Content Management System

What are all the types of file CMS support?

It includes computer files, image media, audio files, electronic documents and web content.

Where CMS mostly used?

A Content Management System would most often be used as an archive as well. Many companies use a CMS to store files in a non-proprietary form. Companies use a CMS to share files with ease, as most systems use server-based software, even further broadening file availability

What is Work Flow?
“Work flow” is the idea of moving an electronic document along for either approval, or for adding content. Some Content Management Systems will easily facilitate this process with email notification, and automated routing. This is ideally a collaborative creation of documents. A CMS facilitates the organization, control, and publication of a large body of documents and other content, such as images and multimedia resources.
5. Tell about Features of CMS
?? Only of documents and multimedia material,
?? Identification of all key users and their content management roles
?? The ability to assign roles and responsibilities to different content categories or types.
?? Definition of the content work flow tasks, often coupled with event messaging so that content managers are alerted to changes in content.
?? The ability to track and manage multiple versions of a single instance of content.
?? The ability to publish the content to a repository to support access to the content. Increasingly, the repository is an inherent part of the system, and incorporates enterprise search and retrieval.
?? Some content management systems do allow the textual aspect of content to be separated to some extent from formatting. For example the CMS may automatically set default color, fonts, or layouts.

6. What is Web Content Management System (WCMS)?
A web content management system (WCMS) is content management system (CMS) software, usually implemented as a web application, for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control a large, dynamic collection of web material (HTML documents and their associated images). A CMS facilitates content creation, content control, editing, and many essential web maintenance functions.

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