6D White Paper: The white paper identifies ways to create a better user experience for the visitor and author, and 5 key considerations when moving to a new CMS for Intranets and Portals.
Moving to a Content Management System
Websites are usually moved into a content management system (CMS) for a couple of reasons. The new CMS usually provides a much better user experience for the person editing the site, often called the site author. When it’s easier to add new pages, update text, and add photos, you get a more frequently updated site with better content.
And usually, a move into a new CMS usually is accompanied by a new design and reorganization of the site’s content. This improved experience makes it easier for a visitor to find what need more quickly and easily. These days, most new designs are also responsive, providing a first-class experience to the visitor, whether they are using a smartphone, a tablet, or a PC.
This may sound pretty basic. The trend of improving public-facing websites and adopting a CMS has been going on for years. As a consultant and developer within the Adobe Experience Manager (AEM, formerly CQ) web content management system, I’ve worked on these types public-facing websites for a variety of types of clients, from universities to automakers to software companies…