With changing scenarios, trends change and so does we witnessed a dramatic shift in the technology. But when it comes to Content Management System, its significance remains the same. What has changed is the power of one over other. A CMS as we all know that is something that allows website owners to update and alter the pages of a website easily and without much confusion. Besides updation, deletion and categorizing the web content as per needs is another thing that can be done using CMS.
However, how search engine friendly is your CMS is the thing to ponder. It is the CMS that gives a website desired ranking on search engine by driving maximum traffic on the website. If considered, there are only three smart ways of making a website SEO friendly when you have a customized CMS.
1. A content management system allows you to make changes in the title of the web pages. It is not possible to alter the title of one page for all search phrases you want to be found. Having a customized CMS serve the purpose well as it provides opportunity to change title tags on different pages, thus ensuring separate optimization of pages.
2. Meta description as we know, form a significant part of SEO. And with having a Content management system, we can make changes in the meta descriptions given on each page of a website to make the website appear in search results.
3. Third imperative aspect is changing the H1 tags which is possible using a content management system.
Though there are many Content Management Systems such as Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, Magente etc. but the one that has gained huge popularity is the Joomla.
Reason behind Popularity of Joomla
Joomla is one such program that is used by number of people today, and this is the valid good reason that it is tagged as the most popular CMS.
The most significant thing about using Joomla as a Content Management System is that its an open source CMS and is free. The benefit of this kind of Content management System is that the website owner doesn't have to pay any fee or purchase any license which is generally paid in other cases to the companies. Due to the reason that it is an open source CMS, there is a wide variety of community sources that offers assistance and support to the ones using it. The CMS Joomla is so popular that it is available along with its help across the globe. There are number of forums that can provide desired help regarding any queries pertaining to Joomla and its usage.
Another reason that Joomla is extensively used as a CMS by people is its easy to use and superior functionality feature. Joomla can be utilized for adding multiple features, ranging from interactive membership, adding a shopping cart, storefront or anything. There are available 5700+ extensions in Joomla to be used.
In a nutshell, it is only after the launch of Joomla that photo galleries, forums, blogs, shopping carts came into existence. So make use of Joomla and add new functionalities to your websites that it is deprived of.
Kabir Bedi is a senior web consultant working with a renowned IT firm in Delhi, Lexolution IT Services that specializes in providing the best solutions of deploying websites for small businesses by doing customizations in open source content management systems.
Author: Kabir Bedi / Posted: 23-04-2011