Web Content Management: Systems, Features, and Best Practices

Web Content Management: Systems, Features, and Best Practices
Author: Deane Barker
Pub Date: 2015
ISBN: 978-1-491-90812-9
Pages: 250
Language: English
Format: EPUB/AZW3
Size: 10 Mb

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Looking to select a web content management system (CMS), but confused about the promises, terminology, and buzzwords? Do you want to understand content management without having to dive into the underlying programming? This book provides a clear, unbiased overview of the entire CMS ecosystem—from platforms to implementations—in a language- and platform-agnostic manner for project managers, executives, and new developers alike.
Author Deane Barker, a CMS consultant with almost two decades of experience, helps you explore many different systems, technologies, and platforms. By the end of the book, you’ll have the knowledge necessary to make decisions about features, architectures, and implementation methods to ensure that your project solves the right problems.

  • Learn what content is, how to compare different systems, and what the roles of a CMS team are
  • Understand how a modern CMS models and aggregates content, coordinates workflow, and manages assets
  • Explore the scope and structure of a CMS implementation project
  • Learn the process and best practices for successfully running your CMS implementation
  • Examine the practice of migrating web content, and learn how to work with an external CMS integrator
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Table of Contents

Part I. The Basics
1. What Content Management Is (and Isn’t)
2. Points of Comparison
3. Acquiring a CMS
4. The Content Management Team

Part II. The Components of Content Management Systems
5. CMS Feature Analysis
6. Content Modeling
7. Content Aggregation
8. Editorial Tools and Workflow
9. Output and Publication Management
10. Other Features
11. APIs and Extensibility

Part III. Implementations
12. The CMS Implementation
13. Content Migration
14. Working with External Integrators
15. Where Content Management Is Going