Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with a content management system (CMS), part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
- Since so many designers choose or need…to work with a CMS, I think it's worth our time…to explore them in a little more detail.…This will give you a good idea as to whether using…a CMS might be the best approach for you, either in…the short term or as a long term solution.…CMS stands for Content Management System.…And they've become an important…part of many web design workflows.…A CMS typically works by storing…content in some type of database.…This allows it to be reused, re-purposed,…and published whenever needed.…
Most CMS's have an administration area that allows…you to add and edit content and perform tasks like…creating pages, building site navigation,…and adding functionality to the site.…In most Content Management Systems, this admin…area is accessible through any browser,…meaning that instead of having to install client…software, you can work on your site anywhere…you have an internet connection.…One of the major benefits of using a CMS is how…quickly you can generate an entire site.…As you can create and manage pages with just a few clicks.…
- What is web design?
- What is a web designer?
- Learning to code
- Choosing a web host
- Working with a CMS
- Exploring how websites are structured
- Choosing your framework or software
- Designing with standards and accessibility in mind
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring Web Design
2. The Field of Web Design
3. Getting Started
4. Exploring Tools
5. Learning Web Design
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