Content management systems (CMS) are one of the most recent answers to the long withstanding problem of affordable and flexible web development. CMS makes use of a database in order to save, send, and alter all content on a website. Pages are stored as text, allowing them to be easily read and altered by anyone with access to the database on which they’re stored.

Whenever someone visits a CMS website, this text is converted into HTML and Java in order to be viewed by the visitor. Organizing files in this manner also allow CMS databases to easily integrate new features into a website, including logins, blog feeds, and just about anything else you can imagine.

Ecommerce websites share a particularly powerful synergy with CMS platforms because of the unique combination of customized and streamlined features and functions available through CMS hosts. No matter if you’re managing multiple websites, integrating dozens of payment gateways, or keeping tabs on countless subscription services, the latest trends in ecommerce take only minute to deploy through CMS.