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Web Content Management and Plone

Info from content management talk.

Web Content Management

A web application that creates and managements web (html) content.

  • Provides tools so that folks with very little html knowledge can easy add and update content. As easy as writing in word processing software.
  • Most use a database to store, categorize, label and manage the data.
  • Sites use templates that can be easily change without changing the content.

Typical features (taken from wikipedia)

  • Automated templates
  • Easily editable content
  • Scalable feature sets
  • Web standards upgrades
  • Workflow management
  • Delegation
  • Document management
  • Content virtualization


Plone is a free and open source content management system.


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