A Content Management System Will Make Your Life Easier


Content Management

Credit union leaders have a lot to think about when considering improvements to their website. One of the most important factors should be how easily their staff can update, publish and organize content for the site. If the answer is not easily at all, then the credit union should look seriously at adopting a new CMS.

A content management system, or CMS, is a platform that helps a company organize their website content quickly and effectively. Since credit unions should be constantly updating their websites with relevant blog posts, news, promotions and rate updates, having the power to make those changes easily in-house can mean a huge difference in website quality and required employee time. Yet many credit unions have little control over their own websites, instead relying on their vendors to update items for them.

But for some things, credit unions can’t afford to wait.

More about CMSs

As its name would suggest, a CMS is a system that manages the creation and organization of digital content for a website. Many websites use a CMS—some of the most popular content management systems being WordPress, Drupal and Joomla.

Why use a CMS?

Types of CMSs

The next step in making credit union employee and leaders’ lives easier is deciding if they should adopt an open-source CMS or look at a closed-source, proprietary CMS.

CMS Security Content Management virus protection

Employing a CMS in-house to manage a credit union’s website will save on headaches and content upload delays with website hosting vendors. Deciding between an open- or closed-source CMS is the first step, but the time spent investigating which is the right fit for your credit union will be saved later on in quick and easy website updates and management!

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