For the novice: 7 Content Management Systems

Submitted By webdesigncompany February 02, 2012

A website content management system (CMS) is software used to effectively manage the content of your website. A CMS helps website administrator to ‘upload’, ‘edit’ and ‘add’ content without any knowledge of web programming. Content management systems offers a range of benefits to website administrator and due to this they are highly popular among web community.

There are many CMSs on the market but you need to select the one based on your needs. If you are going to use a CMS for the first time, we recommend you choose a user-friendly CMS that does not add any kind of complexity on your part.

What follows is a list of what I believe to be the seven best web content management systems for novices:


If you are a small business or a blogger, WordPress is an ideal choice for you. WordPress CMS software is developed by hundreds of community members and it includes a number of themes and plug-ins for appealing and effective website design.


Joomla CMS is widely used in web applications as well as website development. Due to its user-friendliness and flexibility, it is amongst the most popular CMS on the market today. Joomla CMS is open source software thus available for free download to all.


Drupal is open source website CMS software and It is used to create a wide verities of sites from a small scale personal blogging websites to large-scale community websites.


Concrete5 offers a plethora of features that helps you make a unique website. If you are a website owner, you might be well-aware that running a website and launching a website are two different aspects. Concrete5 helps you do both with excellence and you need not to be so good at technical things. It is a highly flexible and robust tool for creating stunning web applications.

Expression Engines

The key point of this CMS software lies in its simplicity of features. Using expression engines as your CMS platform, you can smoothly and effortlessly update content and structure your website.


Texpattern comes with support of 40+ languages in different browsers. It offers a range of features such that the designers can make best out of them and can deliver satisfactory web design solutions to their clients.

Movable Type

Movable Type CMS helps you create outstanding websites and blog sites with efficient social media features. The software has a set of simple yet potent features which can be easily accessed by any designer.

If you are confused on choosing a right CMS platform for your site, you can take help of the professionals. There are many professional web development companies who provide custom CMS development services to exactly suit your business requirements.

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Submitted By webdesigncompany| February 02, 2012

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