CMS Features

The large number of vendors in the content management space results in a dizzying array of features. A summary of common content management features includes the following:

  • User Management— Some systems assign roles to specify the set of permissions and features a user can access by creating classes and groups of users.

  • Templates— These are used in different ways. Page templates allow users a choice when creating new pages. Templates may define content objects in a system. Template editors specify content objects in a system or allow users to create and edit the templates to suit their purposes.

  • WYSIWYG Editor— This allows a user to edit the content (or Web pages) with an editor that shows exactly what the final Web page will look ...

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