More often or not, the first requirement of a design brief is the client’s need to mange all of the website’s content in-house using a Content Management System.
Although this may seem like a simple everyday request, in reality it is a tricky nut to crack. There are a number of factors you need to consider when choosing a CMS, like how much it costs and if it is secure. However, the main question you really should be asking is whether you will need a degree to learn how to use it.
Fortunately, our answer to this final (yet essential) question is always the same: no. Why? Well we use ExpressionEngine – a fully-featured commercial content management system (CMS) that has proven, time-and-again, it so easy-to-use you will be updating your website in minutes.
Packed full of features, ExpressionEngine is the perfect tool for managing your website. Here’s just a few of the benefits:
With great power comes responsibility, however, ExpressionEngine makes it easy to share the responsibility of managing your website with the rest of your team as it provides full permissions-based access.
ExpressionEngine is built on a robust platform, so it can run websites of any shape or size. From Obama’s Presidential campaign website to this one – ExpressionEngine can handle it.
It can even manage multiple website from a single control panel, making it easier for you to manage all your digital content.
Security and Stability
ExpressionEngine boasts that in 10 years it has never had a major security breach.
Unlike many open-source alternatives, ExpressionEngine is supported and maintained by a team of professional developer, which makes it a more reliable CMS to build your website with.
A sophisticated control panel
ExpressionEngine has such a clean professional interface, you’ll find it dramatically reduces the learning curve as everything can be achieved in just a few simple steps.
ExpressionEngine does not dictate how a website looks. This means we can make your website look any way you want it to – preferably better than your competition.
ExpressionEngine is supported by a community of amazing developers who produce high-quality commercial add-ons to enhance ExpressionEngine’s core capabilities. From Shopping Carts to Text editors – any type of website is possible using ExpressionEngine.
ExpressionEngine is surprisingly affordable for such a fully featured publishing platform. With a one-off $300 licence fee, it definitely makes for a wise investment.
ExpressionEngine is the choice of top web professionals, who make this CMS the de-facto choice for their own client’s websites. We've built numerous websites using ExpressionEngine of all shapes and sizes and in every case it would have been virtually impossible to build the site without ExpressionEngine. Yes there are other CMSs but, in our experience, none are as easy-to-use or as configurable as ExpressionEngine.
A quick tour of the ExpressionEngine control panel
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