content management system
Abbreviated as CMS, a content management system
, also called a Web management system
is software or a group or suite of applications and tools that enable an organization to seamlessly create, edit, review and publish electronic text. Many content management systems offer a Web-based GUI
, enabling publishers to access the CMS online using only a Web browser. Also, a CMS designed for Web publishing will provide options and features to index and search documents and also specify keywords and other metadata for search engine crawlers.
See also "Untangling Web Content Management" on IntranetJournal.com.
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