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10 Essential CMS Considerations


Choosing a CMS can be tricky.

What should you look for in a Content Management System (CMS) before choosing one? Well, here’s a great list providing some very helpful insight into plotting out your CMS requirements. Complements of Paul Boag, contributor, Smashing Magazine. Areas to consider include:

  1. Core functionality
  2. The editor
  3. Managing assets
  4. Search
  5. Customization
  6. User interaction
  7. Roles and permission
  8. Versioning
  9. Multiple website support
  10. Multilingual support

What CMS do you use and why? Let us know in the comments!

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Jennifer's four decades of work in the industry, starting as a designer and adding marketing, copywriting and digital marketing, has generated response for clients since 1978.

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