= Content Management System. Database-based system for for the management of content to be distributed to various media channels.

Areas of focus

Content management systems are mostly systems which focus on the administration with frequently changing contents and high editorial effort. CMS are also referred to as the database basis for web-to-print, web-to-publish and editorial systems. Systems that primarily derive websites are referred to as Web CMS.

Related Terms

Specialised databases can be integrated into CMS or be available as module, including systems for MAM (Media Asset Management), DAM (Digital Asset Management) or PIM (Product Information Management).

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