CMS, an acronym for Content Management System allows you to operate and manage your content more effectively. CMS software have in-built plugins, themes and other SEO-friendly components that make it easier for bloggers and small to medium business owners put the right top quality contents on their pages.
There are two main types of CMS; The Open source and the closed source, both of these have their benefits and some drawbacks. Open source CMS software seem to be more popular because they are free and they offer great flexibilities, however, they do have limited flexibilities and options when compared to the more expensive closed source that comes with thousands of customizable options. The best new and most rated CMS in 2017 include…
WordPress is forever evolving, and its new 2017 version brings cooler customizable options to its users. WordPress is the most popular CMS software because some 60% of CMS users rely on its flexibility and excellent user interface plus hundreds of plugins and themes available either for free or at affordable rates. WordPress is an open source CMS, and you can make use of its plugins to customize your website without hassles.
2. The 2017 Magento CMS
This is one of the best e-commerce CMS software online, most of its plugins are designed for e-commerce websites and its popularity is only second to WordPress. The ready-made plugins and themes you can find here will give you unlimited access to customizable capabilities. Small, medium and large scale enterprises, including Coca-Cola, and Cisco rely on Magento for their e-commerce websites. With Magento, you can start your own store from the foundation and build it into a mega store. Magento allows payment in several major currencies, and it allows multiple languages, hence it is ideal for international users who don’t speak English.
3. Drupal (2017 edition)
Drupal CMS has relaunched its 2017 edition of its CMS, and it is one of the most search engine friendly CMS software you will find in the market today. This is an open source that comes with several modules and tools that can help you created contents for your targeted audiences. Large organizations such as General Electric and Pfizer are two organizations that rely on Drupal for their content generation and other SEO techniques. Despite the fact that Drupal remains one of the most complex open source CMS software around, it is one of the most secured CMS software you can find around. You may need the help of a web developer in order to manage this open source CMS.
Joomla is a reliable CMS for those business owners and bloggers who want to create a lasting positive impression in the minds of their readers and customers. Joomla is most suitable for small business websites, because it provides everything they need. It comes with an easy user interface and can be customized much easily than other complex open source CMS software. Popular organizations that rely on Joomla include; Harvard University, and Ikea. You can read more about best CMS here.
5. PrestaShop 2017
Over 200,000 small and medium businesses rely on PrestaShop for their SEO friendly e-commerce websites. First of all, this open source CMS is free and then it is very simple to handle. It can be reliably installed and navigated through, even by beginners.
Beginner CMS users would prefer the Opencart CMS because of its simplicity. You don’t have to be a tech-savvy person in order to make use of the Opencart, and the excellent plugins embedded in this software do not require any special coding, hence you can be rest assured of a flexible CMS with great usability.