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What Is CMS Web Design?

CMS Website Design

Many people are looking for CMS website design but may not know what it is and what is involved with creating a website with a CMS (content management system) behind it.

What is CMS Web Design?

You should first understand what a CMS is. It stands for Content Management System and it does just that. It's an easy way to manage content on your website and there are tons of advantages. Basically, you can login to your website using just your web browser. No other software is needed. You find the page you want to edit, edit that page using a word processor-like interface, save your changes and then your website is instantly updated.

The editor looks like you're working on a document but you work on it inside your web browser. You can edit your website on any computer that's connected to the Internet and you don't need any special software!


There are many, many advantages to using a web content management system. Beyond just being able to easily edit, delete and add pages to your website, you can add images, PDF files, audio and video files as well. You can edit the navigation of your website. Create links to pages or other websites. You are able to create and edit forms and photo galleries yourself. You get a lot of control with a website content management system.

The power of a web site content management system is really seen when you add in custom design. At that point, the CMS does not dictate how things will look but talented web designers take control. You won't have to settle for a design that looks just "OK" but you get a custom design for your CMS that really makes you and your business look good!

Where to Get a CMS

You can get web content management systems for free, but frankly, right out of the box, they're going to have a standard look that isn't very flattering. You can find templates to help improve that look but you will still want to add your own logo and really make the website look custom and make it your own since you want to portray your company the best that you can. That's where CMS web design comes in.

SEO Advantages

The best content management system will offer your features so that your website ranks well in the search engines. This is called an SEO CMS. SEO stands for search engine optimization and if you get a CMS that does SEO well, then adding new pages is even easier because the SEO work is done automatically for you.

CMS Website Design Firms

You are also able to choose which features you want when you work with a CMS web design firm. They know the add-in software that works the best. They know which shopping cart has the best features and they know the software well enough so if you want some features added in, they're easily able to do that custom programming work. You get experts that can help you realize your vision.

Find out more about the Webstix CMS by when you contact Webstix today. We offer all of these features and we have CMS web designers ready to make you the website you always wished you had!<

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