CMS-Content Managment System
Course code :M2007
A content management system (CMS) is a software application or set of related programs that are used to create and manage digital content. CMSes are typically used for enterprise content management (ECM) and web content management (WCM). An ECM facilitates collaboration in the workplace by integrating document management, digital asset management and records retention functionalities, and providing end users with role-based access to the organization's digital assets.
The core functions are often considered to be indexing, search and retrieval, forma management, revision control and publishing. Intuitive indexing,search and retrieval features index all data for easy access through search functions and allow users to search by attributes such as publication dates, keywords or author. Format management facilitates turn scanned paper documents and legacy electronic documents into HTML or PDF documents. Revision features allow content to be updated and edited after initial publication. Revision control also tracks any changes made to files by individuals. Publishing functionality allows individuals to use a template or a set of templates approved by the organization, as well as wizards and other tools to create or modify content.