How to Choose the Right CMS?

How to Choose the Right CMS?

By adelphaTech on 24 January ,2018

  • Drupal, Kentico, Wordpress

A content management system (CMS) is a tool that supports the creation and modification of digital content, such as websites.It is often used to support multiple users workingin a collaborative environment.CMS features vary widely, but most CMSs include Web-based publishing, format management, history editing and version control, indexing, search, and retrieval. A CMS allows users to edit/modify most of the content of their website without ever touching the actual code. Other features include text and embedding graphics, photos, videos, audio, maps, and program code (e.g., for applications) that displays content or interacts with the uder.

Content Management Systems Features:

1. SEO-friendly URLs
2. Integrated and online help
3. Modularity and extensibility
4. User and group functionality
5. Templating support for changing designs
6. Install and uprade wizards
7. Integrated audit logs, etc.

CMS Comparson: Wordpress, Drupal And Kentico 

Wordpress is a free and open-source CMS based on PHP and MySQL. Wordpress is installed on a web server that is either part of an internet hosting service or a network host in its own right. The first case may be a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case could be a computer running the software package Wordpress.org. A local computer may be used for single-user testing and learning purposes. Features include a plugin architecture and template system. WordPress is reportedly the most popular website management or blogging system in use on the Web, supporting more than 60 millions websites.

Another CMS is Drupal wich also has a very large, active community.Instead of focusing on blogging as a platform, Drupal is more of a pure CMS. A plain installation comes with a multiple of optional modules that can add lots of interesting features like forums, user blogs, Open ID, profiles and more. It's easy to create a site with social features with a simple install of Drupal. One of Drupal's most popular features is the Taxanomy module, a feature that allows for multiple levels and types of categories for content types. There are also plenty of professional Drupal themes, wich are ready to be customized.

The Kentico CMS is a web content management system for building websites, online stores, intranets, and Web 2.0 community sites. Kentico utilizes ASP.NET and Microsoft SQL Server. Kentico allows development via its portal engine or using visual studio. Kentico is also compatible with Microsoft Windows azure platfomr. Version 10, the most recent version, was released 30 November 2016.

Benefits of Kentico

• Kentico allows content to be moved through a set of pre-defined steps. These steps are easily created and configured in the kentico system and can be quickly applied to any or all content. 
• It swiftly in search for functionality analyzes and locates content. The system allows searches to be completed much quicker than traditional database-based methods.
• It allows smooth updates via the provision of step-by-step guides for every product update. Their installation packages are professionally written and provide a solid, concise process for applying the update content.
• It allows customer recognition is constantly gaining market by upcoming changes with their clients and values their input.
• It allows constant changes. New technology and functionality is being created daily.

In order to be in the driver's seat of your own website, a CMS is highly recommended and AdelphaTech will work with you to analyze your needs to select the best CMS for your project requirements. in the driver's seat of your own website, a CMS is highly recommended and AdelphaTech will work with you to analyze your needs to select the best CMS for your project requirements.