A content management system enables you to quickly and easily update text, images, and other media on your Web site without having to write code. Most come equipped with editing tools to add hyperlinks, images, and basic text formatting. CMS software runs the gamut from costly enterprise-strength products to free open-source applications. Be aware that while a CMS allows you to control your site’s content, making substantial design, layout, and architecture changes is often beyond its scope. Unless you’re technically oriented or enjoy a challenge, you’ll probably want a professional to install and implement your CMS for you.
For more on content management systems, be sure to read Why Your Web Site Needs a Content Management System.