It is Software underlying online shopping and electronic customer relationshipmanagement. It is simple database management, website personalisation, built in transactional systems.Some of its example is Broadvision, Open Market and Vignette .
Source/versioning management control:
It is a software engineering process control/source control amonggroups of programmers. Some of its strength is roles-based authoring and version control, workflow,templating systems. Content Management Studio and Interwoven TeamSite are of its good examples .
Middleware on steroids
: Tools for dynamic web site creation from filesystem and database assets. forexample PHP, ASP, ColdFusion and JSP. It asset management, dynamic delivery and simple authoringenvironments. Enhydta, Midgard (PHP), Dmind DSM (ColdFusion), SiteGenesis and Obtree are known to begood examples of this type .
Web content management frameworks
: It is a second generation tools, built from the ground up fordynamic website creation and management, It can have very diverse conceptual grounding. It tries to coverall functions of content management system. Some of its example is NetObject Fusion, Spectra, Xpedio andZope .
It is a third generation of content management system products appearing based uponXML technology. Its Granular control and re-use of content. Though many of the previously mentionedsystems can now utilise XML, these products are written specifically to create website using XML to storedata, and related technology such as XSLT and RDF to manage and deliver it. Cocoon, Interwoven, TeamSiteTemplating, Lychee, Rhythmix and POET are of it good examples .
In conclusion I found out that content management system is powerful software with a lot of features thateasily help in building a website and let content manager concentrate on the content rather than the designand whenever he/she wants to post new items they just use the templates provided by content managementsystem. This is made possible because content management system separate the content from the design.
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