Content Management Systems are a frequent request when developing websites for your clients. The ability to update one’s website without the need for coding knowledge is seen as a must.

But this challenge is harder to solve than you might think.

We’ve seen a number of off-the-shelf and bespoke platforms take up the challenge over the years, but each has their quirks and specific workflows.

Often what these leave us with are interfaces which are built around the architecture of our database and technical-based minds. With content compartmentalised into entities. Note that I said ’our’, not ’our client’s’.

Putting ourselves in their shoes, our clients see a piece of content on their website and just want to be able to change it. Easily.

Read my article on how to make CMS interfaces more human friendly at Creative Jar.