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In parts 1 and 2 of our guides, we have showed some important concepts and factors to consider when choosing the right CMS.  In part 3 we will take this a stage further, and look at roles and permissions, versioning, multilingual support, and multiple website support. To decide who can do what on a website is a very important factor in controlling its content.  The ways in which roles and permissions are decided, is more complex than meets the eyes, so when looking at a CMS, as with everything else, decide exactly what you need it to do.  For example, on an enterprise level website, the CMS may have to cater for content to go through various checkpoints, or permissions, before going live.  This could …

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In part 1 of our guide, how to choose the right CMS, we looked at the concepts of functionality, editing, and asset management.  The underlying principle of selecting a CMS boiled down making a list of what you needed from a CMS, and not what you wanted.  Everything else flowed from there.  In part 2 of our guide, on how to choose the right CMS, we will be focusing on concepts such as searching, customisation, and user interaction.   A CMS is only as good as its users, but this concept is one that conjures questions on what you want, and need, the level of interaction to be.  Let us look at first on what you want the user to be able to do.  They …

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