Whether someone is using WordPress or Blogger, they usually do it manually, or most of the times, some sharing plugins. Now, if you want a blogging platform that comes with such inbuilt sharing options, then Tumblr is CMS you are looking for, like Blogger, Tumblr is also free, and includes some unique features, which you don’t get to see in other CMS. … [Read more...] about 9 Best Content Management System (CMS) for Blogging
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In popularity terms, choosing a CMS which cannot be easily rolled out to manage sites across multiple local domains is problem numero uno (note the fluid language switch). The number of workarounds, sticking plasters and downright programming wizardry I’ve seen to get around this one is amazing and could be the subject of a cartoon by Heath Robinson. As the subject of why you should choose local domains is already covered in detail here—today I’ll stick to the structural questions. … [Read more...] about My Dream International Content Management System
Let’s just balance this out for a second before people become upset with me. I’m not saying that domains and hosting are not important or that they don’t play a critical role for many—heck, my company offers both as services. What I’m actually saying is that the balance isn’t right. Too many questions relate to content development avoidance and too few to what do I need to do to develop my site for my target market. … [Read more...] about International Web Content Management Is King!
Static-looking URLs — The most palatable URLs to spiders are the ones that look like they lead to static pages, i.e. no query strings. Keywords in URLs — Keywords in your URLs can help your rankings. It would be a shame to miss out on the opportunity this presents, if your CMS doesn’t support keyword-rich URLs (e.g. only article IDs in the URL). RSS feeds — RSS feeds are essential if you want to reach bloggers; email newsletters won’t cut it for the hip, Web 2.0 crowd. Hopefully this feature also comes integrated with Feedburner, for improved visibility on RSS feed consumption by your subscribers. Pings — This lets blog and feed search engines like Google Blog Search know you have published new content so they can come and grab your latest RSS feed. Tagging and tag clouds — This Web 2.0 feature is powerful for SEO, thanks in large part to the keyword-rich text links. This is your opportunity to rejig your internal linking structure and how you … [Read more...] about How To Choose Content Management Systems For SEO
Little or no HTML training needed. Depending on your CMS, your writers might need to learn only a few basic tags, or none at all. Many CMSs provide a text editing window that looks just like a PC word processor, so anyone who can write with Microsoft Word can now write a Web page.Mass content updates. Anyone whose gone through the throes of product name changes or a new marketing message knows how many places you need to change manually to pull it off. Content management systems usually provide the ability for mass changes to content, and, even better, you can design your content so that repeated elements are stored in just one place, so you have just one place to change when the time comes. While there are HTML editors and techniques such as "includes" that let you do some of these things without a CMS, content management systems make it far easier.Mass optimization. Because the bulk of your HTML is in the CMS template, rather than the content, you can make search optimization changes … [Read more...] about Do I need a shopping cart or a content management system?