Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Content management systems, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…A content management system, or CMS, is an…application that helps control the creation, publishing and…archiving of your site's content. A good CMS…can speed up the creation of sites, make updating…and creating new content easier and less technical,…create groups of users that have varying degrees of…control over your site's content and easily allow…added site functionality by installing pre-built modules or extensions.…Let's take a quick look at the typical…workflow involved when working with a CMS. As a…designer, you can create a template, or a series…of templates, that control the layout and the design…of the site. Many CMSs separate page regions…as well, and that allows you to design things…like multiple headers, footers or content regions that can…then be assembled into custom pages later. The content…for the site is then ingested into the CMS and then stored in a database. This can be…anything from text, images, or even multimedia. Usually you…can either add the content as pages are being…created, or you can upload the content separately. Now…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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