Content Management Systems

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Collaboration, Content Strategy and Web Design

Learn how to write the best copy possible to promote your design and incorporate sophisticated content strategy techniques in Copywriting for Designers. HOW Design Live speaker Sara Wachter-Boettcher is an independent content strategist, writer, and editor based in Philadelphia. She’s the author of Content Everywhere from Rosenfeld Media; the editor in chief of A...

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WeHeart.co.uk: Smart + Functional Web Design

This online magazine site built with WordPress and HTML5 really suits the audience: Visuals are front and center, and much attention has been paid to the typography and colors. Because it relies on web-based type, the content looks classy while still being readable by search engines. Bravo! Need more design inspiration? Check out the Web Designer’s...

Here, the creative layout entices users to dig in and discover what the site has to offer. I also appreciate that it focuses on the writers more and the latest fresh meat less.

Content Management 101, part 1: Types of CMS

Editor’s Note: This article, part 1 of a 2-part series on content management systems, is excerpted from The Designer’s Web Handbook by Patrick McNeil. Part 2 of this Content Management 101 Series explores e-commerce management systems.  A content management system (CMS) allows an individual or a team to easily manage the content of a...

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Content Management 101, part 2: E-Commerce Systems

Editor’s Note: This article, part 1 of a 2-part series on content management systems, is excerpted from The Designer’s Web Handbook by Patrick McNeil. Check out part 1, which dealt with hosted vs. installed CMS options and systems for managing blog and static content. Like what you read here? Then you’ll want to add the book...