CMS & Templates 2016

Content Management System (CMS) is the platform to build, develop, design and transform the digital codes of any website according to their requirement.  For professionals CMS is the place to code while for non-professionals the CMS templates is a solution to their ease.

If you move, one and a half decade before it was must to hire a developer to build a website. As proper coding for the front end was required and it was a hard task for developers as well to write PHP, HTML and JavaScript code repeatedly. At that time, there were a limited number of CMS were available to build a website and the popular one was Dreamweaver. However, today dozens of CMS are introduced that helps to build a website in a fast, reliable and safe way. With the advancement in technology, the CMS has introduced templates for the users those who do not possess any knowledge of programming languages. Every year thousands of templates are introduced every year with extensive number of features and navigations.

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Before the only source to access any website over the internet was Personal Computer but today the number of devices are increased with different sizes like smart phones, tablets and laptops. Today if you want to purchase any template make sure it is compatible with all the devices. Just check the template is responsive or not, responsive template means the template is compatible with all types of devices and will display according to the screen size of the device.

Features of CMS Templates2016:

Every year new features are added to the templates and theme to make them more user friendly along with extra support. Here are some latest features that are added to the CMS Templates 2016:

  • Responsive Designs
  • Multilingual Support is added
  • Quick view of the image description when the cursor is moved over it
  • Custom parameters for any product
  • Fixed menu are attached with the header, it will move down when the user will scroll the page down
  • Back to top button is at the footer of every page, it ease the user to reach the top of the page without scrolling.
  • 3D parallax effects are introduced
  • Lazy load is the feature that is used in Facebook is now also introduced in the templates. The page will not load until the user will scroll down. This feature only loads the visited area of the page instead of loading the whole page.

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  • Online chat box is also introduced in the CMS templates, this feature ease the admin to answer the quires of the customers in a quick instant, without going to read the email and then reply.
  • Google map: this feature will help you to show the exact location of your address to the customers.
  • To enlarge images in the Templates the new feature is introduced named cloud zoom.

These are the new features that are introduced in the templates of the popular CMS.

Easy CMS to Build Website

To represent any business or to increase the sales of your goods even globally, websites are the major source. If you are ready to start your business and do not know how to build a website then do not worry we will guide you. The below details will help the nonprofessionals those who have not used any CMS before.

First, you need to know what a CMS is. CMS means Content Management System, all the data that you will use on a website needs to be managed time by time according to your business. To build any website you need CMS and to use CMS you need to know coding. That statement was must point a decade before but today if you do not know coding it does not matter.

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Easy CMS for a new Website:

The most used CMS in the world is WordPress; about 23% of the websites are using WordPress CMS. The reason is WordPress is the most user-friendly CMS interface. First, you need to purchase a domain to represent your business and then you need hosting where you will place your website content. This is the first plus point thatyou can purchase the domains along with the hosting from WordPress.

Now it comes to build a website, if you do not know anything about coding like HTML, PHP or java scripts just let it go. Go for a template or a theme on the WordPress Website. The themes and templates are the pre build designs of the front end of the website. There are thousands of WordPress templates available, some are free and some Themes or templates will cost you a little.

If you are using different web server then you need to make sure that the web server fulfills the requirements of the WordPress Theme. If it will not fulfill the requirements then it will create problems to the Theme or template and your clients will not be able to view the required content.

Select an appropriate Theme or Template for your business website; it is an easy way to get rid of coding. The next thing is to setup your website; all you need is to make minor changes in the Template according to business requirements. The drag and drop is the easiest way to build any website and even a nonprofessional knows how to drag and drop using laptop or Pc.

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First, you need to replace your logo with the Template’s logo, and then start replacing the minor changes like categories etc according to your requirements. Make sure to save the changes that you made to your website so the content of the website should remain safe.

Conclusion:

This is the easiest way and CMS that you can use to build your website. It does not require any coding or professionalism; most importantly, you can make changes to your website without taking help of any professional developer. Use WordPress to build your website it is the easiest CMS to use that is the reason it is being used by most of the websites across the world.

Popular CMS Solutions

Today there are hundreds of CMS available for building any website. Every CMS (Content Management System) has its own features that make it different from others. If you are looking for the best CMS for your website then you need to decide it by yourself by keeping the requirements of your website in your mind. Below is the brief description about the popular CMS of the world.

WordPress:

WordPress is an old website that was used for blogging only in the previous decade. A decade before the WordPress developer built a Content Management System platform and this CMS platform is the most popular platform in the world right now. If you really want to judge its popularity then you will be surprised to know that the most popular social media website Facebook is built using WordPress. Not only are this 23% of all the websites built in WordPress. The key reason behind the popularity and success of WordPress CMS are the features that it provides to the users. Some of the Key features of WordPress are:

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  • The easiest CMS to operate and manage
  • Easy to access
  • Different systems to access the server
  • WordPress CMS is the cheapest CMS than all the CMS. All the features of WordPress are available at the lowest rates as compared to other.
  • Every day hundreds of themes, templates and plug-ins are created by the developers of WordPress and are accessible by the users.
  • When it comes to Search Engine optimization then it is the best platform because it is an open source platform and it is compatible with Google.
  • The updates of WordPress software are generated frequently
  • WordPress platform is also used for developing e-commerce websites

WordPress CMS is the best platform for developing website.

Joomla:

Joomla is an open source and is PHP based CMS platform. It works on the MySQL database interface. Through Joomla not only websites can be developed but it is also used as an application development tool.  Here are some key features of Joomla Content Management System:

  • Joomla is open source Content Management System that offers more than 60 languages.
  • Joomla CMS offers the most extensions than any other Content management System; there are about 7900 extensions available in Joomla.
  • Joomla is the easiest CMS to edit content at the front end of the website. The drag and drop extension makes it the easiest CMS.
  • Joomla Updates and versions are updates frequently.

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Drupal:

It is also an open source Content Management System and the CMS is best for the development of informative, social media, member, forum, blogs and portal websites. The platform is also used for developing web applications. It is also used most in the world but it is not as much popular than WordPress or Joomla because the platform is heavier. However, below are the popular websites that are developed in Drupal.

  • NASA
  • Intel
  • Twitter
  • White House
  • Warner brothers

The above are the popular CMS solutions that will help you to select the right CMS platform.

Build A Website WithPopular CMS

CMS is the short form of content management system. CMS is a platform that helps you to build a website. If you move to past you will find that there are only some numbered CMS available to construct a website. Those CMS did not have enough functionality and were not secure as well. However, today there are many CMS available that are not only secure but also do have multiple functions that will help you to build a website easily.

Websites are the necessary ingredient of any business today. If you are about to run any business and want to build a website as well- and don’t know which CMS you have to use or which CMS is going to be perfect for your website? Then there is no need to worry, below is the detail of popular CMS that will help you to select right CMS for your business website.

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  1. WordPress CMS:

The most popular CMS currently across the globe is WordPress. According to a survey, about 23% of the total websites of the world are developed in the WordPress including the most popular social media website Facebook. Although, a decade before WordPress was used as a blogging platform but now it is the most popular CMS.

The most important factor of WordPress CMS is that it is an open source CMS and is compatible with Google. It means your website in WordPress will help you to gain extra benefits in Google ranking. Since WordPress CMS, code is a high quality standard code, so it helps the search engines to detect easily.

  1. Joomla CMS:

It is also one of the most popular CMS but with the comparison to WordPress it is not that much popular because WordPress has more user-friendly interface than Joomla. Joomla is also an open source interface and uses MySQL database for storing data and PHP for coding. With Joomla, you can easily develop websites like corporate, informative, business, eCommerce websites.

If you have a little knowledge of operating the website then you can easily manage your website at the front end of the website, without any need of changing the code or knowledge of back end.

The Popular brands that are using the Joomla CMS for their websites are Linux, Harvard, MTV and Citibank.

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  1. Magneto CMS:

It is also an open source platform but you can use this platform only if you want to build eCommerce website. It uses MySQL along with Zend-PHP database for building website and storing data. Although, this CMS don’t provide the variety but for the eCommerce website this is the best platform ever because you will have intuitive interface, easy to use SEO tools and most importantly you will have the management tools that will help you to manage the goods appearance.

Above are the top three CMS interface of the world that help easy building of the website. Now you need to choose the one according to your requirements of the website.