Publishing tip

Style is important, and consistently applied, provides the reader with common visual cues about the content no matter what page they are looking at.
What is CMS?
Why choose a content management website ?
  • Using a content management system (CMS) means that your website becomes a dynamic information medium versus a static brochure type webpage.
  • Content can be updated regularly and easily by an authorised person.
  • A basic skill in text editing is all that’s required to perform the update.
  • The website can be updated from anywhere, once you have access to the internet.
  • Navigation Menu items can be easily added or modified.
  • Photos can be uploaded easily, and added to the content pages when loaded by the user.
  • A search box which can quickly search the whole site.
  • CMS does very well in ranking with search engines, making it easy for them to find your site
  • Content managed website are very cost effective, as most of the changes are done by the owner.
  • If updated frequently, it acts like a newspaper where people will regularly come back to find information on events, and issues.
  • Through a login process, you can restrict what different user types have access to.
  • Joomla is open source, so its not owned by any company which can disappear, ensuring ongoing support.
  • Joomla code is tuned with (SEO), to help search engines find and catalog you site more readily, so users can find you more easily.
  • Because it is open source it is being improved and upgraded frequently
  • Its now being used by thousands of people worldwide as their webpage framework.
  • Because it built around templates, its cost effective to change the look, to a different one, and you won’t have to loose any of the content!
  • You can keep track of activity on the site on a per page basis, and can even see who is online at any time.

Sample template