This article covers a beginners guide to content management systems and editors. Exploring access and permissions for new staff editors to prevent destructive changes. Our training services and tutorials for staff to allow them to become skilled and confident content editors.
Allowing staff to edit website content can offer several benefits over relying solely on developers:
While allowing staff to edit website content offers numerous benefits, it is essential to establish proper guidelines, access controls, and training to maintain consistency, adhere to branding guidelines, and prevent unauthorized changes that may affect the website’s functionality or security.
Content Management Systems (CMS) are software platforms or applications designed to facilitate the creation, modification, organization, and publication of digital content. They provide a user-friendly interface that allows non-technical users to manage and update website content without requiring extensive coding knowledge or the assistance of developers.
Here are some key features and functionalities typically found in content management systems:
Our bespoke CMSs are created to be easy to use and give the editor a clear experience to reduce errors and editing mistakes.
Custom CMSs allow us to communicate with clients staff and have them make suggestions of editing features that would make their job easier and more automated. We are able to implement these ideas and work with staff iron out the user experience.
We provide tutorials and walkthroughs of how to use any system we create and are readily available to answer questions. We aim to make sure staff feel comfortable and confident using their new editing system.
Elementor is a popular WordPress plugin that enables users to design and edit website content using a drag-and-drop interface. Here’s how you can use Elementor to edit content in WordPress:
Elementor offers a user-friendly interface and a wide range of design options, making it easier for non-technical users to edit and customize their WordPress website content.
We have used Elementor for a number of our clients, this article you are currently on is powered by Elementor.
Although not as customizable or intuitive as a bespoke CMS, with a short number of walkthrough videos or training teams calls, Elementor can be extremely useful if you are beginning to look at a way to allow your staff to edit the content of your site.
We have provided plenty more information on our use of Elementor and what buisness models the plugin is best suited for. Discover more below