Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Content Management System
In this post, we’ll define what is CMS (Content Management System) and the advantages & disadvantages of using Content Management System. Let’s get started.
What is Content Management System (CMS)?
CMS system is great for small businesses and enterprises to manage content. Many CMS systems come with drag and drop page builders that make life even easier. All that a user needs now is just a theme or UI design. Although CMS systems are perfect solutions for many businesses, they do not meet requirements of all businesses.
Advantages of Using CMS in Website Development
1. Quick Development
2. Less Backend Coding
3. Provide built-in Page Builder
A main goal of using CMS is time saving. CMS provide built-in visual page creator to create, manage or modify the content of the site. User has no need to manage site content with in-line editing or also can create reusable dynamic blocks and the ability to save the block-section and page layout as template to reuse in multiple sites.
4. Easy for non-technical Person
6. SEO Friendly
7. Improve Customer Services
Disadvantages of Using CMS in Website Development
1. Dependance on plugins and widgets
2. Hidden cost of plugins and widgets
3. Site load speed
CMS systems need to be maintained on a regular basis. Some of the sites we have built like Allegheny County Controller needs to be maintained on a weekly basis because of traffic and the site being a high-profile target.