Having a static website online featuring your products and services is no longer enough to boast an online presence for your business. Visitors as well as search engines all expect your website’s content to be updated regularly with new features and information. Updating this information can be tricky and time consuming on raw HTML-based websites.
Content Management Systems (CMS) are designed to allow even the least technically trained members of your team to easily update your website content.
Two broad categories of CMS systems are: Off-the-shelf systems and bespoke systems. While the former offers a ready-made solution, bespoke CMSs offer flexibility that puts your unique needs first. CMSs also give websites a more professional look and feel while allowing simple updates.
Our developers create websites out of bespoke content management systems that are sleek and unique to your business with rich functionality. Take a look at our website’s gallery of projects to see what we can do for you.
Professional looking websites
The design, usability and aesthetic appeal of your website can determine whether or not you will draw in customers. We are above and beyond just creating your website. Our graphic designers are some of the best professionals in the industry. They have extensive experience working with businesses of all sizes. You can see from their work samples in our portfolio that they will be able to design a winning look for all your business needs.
Easy for non-technical staff to manage
When it comes to CMSs, to make an off-the-shelf CMS work for you, you will most often need a high level of technical expertise as well as plenty of available time to learn the application.
On the other hand, bespoke systems do all heavy lifting in the background while presenting you with a format that can be easily modified. Bespoke systems take care for you of everything presented on the user interface, including navigation, formats and search boxes.
Most off-the-shelf CMS developers claim their systems offer full flexibility as because they come equipped with a robust rich text editor. This is rarely the case. While some offer flexibility, it may not be all you desire from your CMS. Wouldn’t you rather have a system that is user-friendly with a professional look and feel? Including extensive functionality and a multitude of great features?
Investing in a CMS that offers full flexibility but will require your staff to have technical knowledge to be useful probably isn’t the best way to solve your web development needs. What you need is a customized CMS able to provide you with simple forms and other easy-to-use features. Judge for yourself. Our website is an example of a Bespoke CMS we have designed for ourselves. If this is something similar to what you are wanting for your own website, please let us know and we would be happy to set up a demonstration and provide you with a proposal.