Many people are confused about the difference between a website, a blog, and a CMS, and choosing which one is right for you can be a surprisingly complex process. We’ll guide you through the issues you need to understand so that you can make the best choice.
Essentially, a blog (short for web log) is just a special kind of website. Blogs are designed to make it easy for anyone to post text and images to the Internet (even if you don’t know HTML, the programming language that is at the heart of web design).
CMS is an acronym for “Content Management System.” Basically, a CMS is just an automated computer program that allows users to quickly and easily create, delete, or change the content on a website. Newspapers, magazines, big eCommerce sites like Amazon.com, and blogs all use a CMS to handle all the photos, text, or multimedia on the hundreds or thousands of pages on their websites. Here’s one way to think about things: [read]