If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Junior Member Fleet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Localhost, Maryland
    Member #
    1 times
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of a CMS? I generally like to handwrite my websites in HTML/CSS/Dreamweaver etc. However, I was wondering why someone would chose a CMS over handwritten websites and vice versa.

    Thank you


  3. #2
    Senior Member Webzarus's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    South Carolina Coast
    Member #
    770 times
    A CMS low you as the designer to develop a product ( the site ) , for clients that want to update their own conent without having to involve you every time there is an update to be made. They can update the site without affecting or breaking the design / layout of the site.

    If you have a CMS in place and the client chooses not to want to do updates ... It makes your job of updating their site a little easier...

    The biggest disadvantage I see to a CMS ( if you didn't create it ), is customizing the site to your design / layout specifications. adding some functionality that a client may want may be difficult if you don't understand how the CMS works ....

    Some CMS's in the early days ( and even some newer ones ), are not really search engine friendly, so getting search engines to index the site properly can be difficult.

    Just my take on it.

  4. #3
    Unpaid WDF Intern TheGAME1264's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Not from USA
    Member #
    2784 times
    Advantage to using a CMS that's built properly: you can customize it to do almost anything you want.

    Advantage to using HTML/CSS/Dr*amw*av* can, that won't work...uhhh....errrr....yyyyyyyyyyeah. I got nothing.
    If I've helped you out in any way, please pay it forward. My wife and I are walking for Autism Speaks. Please donate, and thanks.

    If someone helped you out, be sure to "Like" their post and/or help them in kind. The "Like" link is on the bottom right of each post, beside the "Share" link.

    My stuff (well, some of it): My bowling alley site | Canadian Postal Code Info (beta)

Remove Ads

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Search tags for this page

advantage and disadvantage of cms

advantage and disadvantage of content management system
Click on a term to search for related topics.
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:13 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2020 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
vBulletin Skin By: