Tip 14: Consider to use a CMS insteal of HTML during the Web Design
A Web Content Management System (CMS) is an online program which enables the users to input, organize, categorize, edit, and manage website content all through a web-based interface. Hence, it needs not the users to know HTML to create webpages and then upload all these webpages to a web server. Instead, the users log on the CMS and can add, edit, and delete the website content through the web browser. A CMS even allows multiple people to make content changes. Many websites can be created by a CMS.
Should you use a CMS to create your website rather than the traditional HTML?
The pros to use a CMS software are:
- Low maintenance cost without employing web designers
- Enable multiple people to add or maintain website contents
- No technical HTML knowledge needed
- Fast to update
- Better access control
- Consistent layout
The cons to use a CMS software insteal of HTML are:
- High training cost especially for the new employees
- Slower loading speed than HTML static webpages
- Higher web hosting cost than simple HTML websites
- More knowledges required for security issues, server, backup, SEO, etc.
- Expansion restricted by CMS features
- Difficult to move to other systems