What is WCMS?

WCMS is an acronym for Web Content Management System. But what makes it different from a CMS?

What is WCMS?

Randy Apuzzo 03.23.2017

A Web Content Management System (WCMS) is a software that manages web content. There are few attributes that make it different from a traditional Content Management System (CMS). They are as follows:

  • Cloud Driven
  • No Installations
  • Automatic Updates
  • SaaS Pricing Model
  • Automatic Scaling
  • Accessible through any Web Browsers

These may not sound like a big difference, but they truly do reduce labor and inefficiencies found in traditional content management systems (CMS). The reduction comes from the lack of IT personnel needed to work on servers, update software, and prepare for scale.

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Randy Apuzzo

Founder & CTO, Zesty.io

Randy has had a penchant for computer programming from an early age and started applying his skills to build business software in 2004. Randy's stack of skills range from programming, system architecture, business know-how, to typographic design; which lends to a truly customer-centric and business effective software design. He leads... Learn More

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