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7.4. Content consoles

How a CMS enables authors to navigate is a subject I covered in Section 5.2, “Content accessibility” Where the content set is small, it does not matter much – a dozen content entities can be more easily considered and selected from a single, flat list than they can be found through search. The real strength of this next pattern comes when we are considering thousands of pieces of content.

This is also a meta-pattern: a toolbox of elements that work together in different combinations based on the specifics of the platform and content types being managed.

This design pattern is related to Section 5.2, “Content accessibility” and Section 5.5, “Content management tools” in Chapter 5, Hierarchy of Author Experience Needs.

7.4.1. The ...

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