In today’s market, a wide variety of content management systems (CMS) are available that are relatively inexpensive or free. They are often very powerful and offer the moon. Their functionality and usability make them very attractive to businesses trying to make a mark online. In fact CMS’s are becoming so vital that people are afraid to choose the CMS, that it may not be optimized enough for their needs. And very often, people make the wrong decision.
To help overcome this confusion, we have put together some of the best SEO friendly CMS available in the market today.
It is built on one of the most powerful and easy to understand programming language, PHP/ SQL platform. Wordpress is multi functional and has the perfect layout for pushing out quick, organized and index able content. It is free and can be easily customized and has thousands of plugins and themes to transform your website into anything you want and meet all your business needs.
Since, WordPress does excellent content delivery, better than all of its competition, 6 million sites use it as their CMS. Some of the prominent businesses using WordPress are Sony, Samsung, Ford, CNN, Ebay, Forbes and New York Times.
MODx is gradually gaining more popularity, with each new version that is launched. It is different from the others, in the sense that you don’t require plugins or need to make theme alterations to enable a site to perform well. In MODx, you work with HTML and as many variables for the site you need. It only takes a few minutes to build a site and the site builders are in total control of the site. They can easily modify or change the output by making just a few tweaks. It has a logical resourced tree and is highly flexible. You can build and expand the core features to suit a specific project. However, a bit of learning is required to get started, but overall it is a great system.
Joomla is a force to be reckoned with in the CMS market, with its search friendly URLs, excellent templating system, custom meta data per page (article, section etc) and keyword tracking and banner management with click logging. You also do not require a plugin to make a joomla site attractive. However, its media management is unsatisfactory with no ability to crop, move, scale, resize or organize images. Confusing error messages on the mass mail component is also putting off. Further, a lack of versioning also hurts the system.