Considering a new website for your startup, or a refresh of your current site? The options have expanded, and one option is the CMS, or content management system.
There are alternatives to using a CMS, You could go with a ‘built from scratch’ website, custom coded from the ground up. Or you could try a site built on a framework like Twitter Bootstrap. Still, a CMS (such as WordPress or Drupal) is a popular option, and with good reason.
Essentially, once you install a CMS, you immediately have a working website that allows publishing, editing and modifying content; as well as maintenance from a centralized user-friendly interface. There are both key advantages and some drawbacks to using a CMS.
It’s not all a bed of roses. There are a few reasons you may not want to use a CMS: