10 CMS User Experience Tips For A Better Website

38A Content Management System (or CMS) is essentially built for consuming content, either by customers and external stakeholders (websites) or employees and internal stakeholders (intranet). When content consumption is the primary goal, user interface of the system becomes even more important. A poor or confusing interface may result in miscommunication resulting in serious setbacks for any organization.

Here are 10 CMS user experience and usability tips for creating better websites.

1. If Not Sure Then Don’t Go For It

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Hiring Programming Staff

26The Phone Interview

Few would argue against the notion that the people on a project are the single biggest factor affecting its success. You could have an effective software development methodology in place, but inexperienced or unsuitable coders could destine a project to failure.

The task of finding a good programmer to join your team can be quite difficult and time consuming. I have to admit, I’ve done it the hard way in the past. A few years ago my boss and I spent an entire week trawling through résumés and interviewing people. We received around 240 applications and ended up interviewing 18 people. Needless to say, we got nothing done that week as far as our regular work went. This experience lead me to believe that there had to be a better way of finding top-notch programmers.

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