You have a website, or intranet. It has grown organically over time, and while it
is very useful, it is far from perfect. Much of the content is out-of-date or inaccurate,
it’s hard to find things, updating the site is complex, and the appearance is becoming
Worse yet, you’ve lost track of all the pages on the site. What was on the site
last week, or last year? You couldn’t say. If this sounds grim, you are not alone.
In fact, it’s the natural by-product of maintaining a site using specialist tools.
Thankfully, a content management system can bring your website to life by letting
you take control of the content. A content management system supports the creation,
management, distribution, publishing, and discovery of business information. It
covers the complete lifecycle of the pages on your site, from providing simple tools
to create the content, through to publishing, and finally to archiving. It also
provides the ability to manage the structure of the site, the appearance of the
published pages, and the navigation provided to the users.