The evolution of CMSs


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The evolution of CMSs

I usually find that I understand technology a bit better if I understand the background behind its development. It helps me get a handle on the underlying technology, how it's evolved, and the motivations behind its creation. For example, when people discuss web- based content management, they often talk about things like the desire for the separation of content structure and the success of bringing web publishing to non-technical users. While both of these goals are admirable, they're actually byproducts of the very organic growth of online content management.

As one would expect, web content management systems can trace their origins to traditional content management systems, specifically those that serve the print industry. By the mid '90s many CMSs had sprung up to assist large printing houses and corporations in managing and assembling documents from stored content. As web sites and the content within them became more complex, it stands to reason that the people behind the...

The evolution of CMSs
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