Making a website: Important Content Management System (CMS) questions to ask

Are you looking to have someone making your website? The time you spend doing due diligence can help you avoid financial losses and uncover serious issues. If it's an unknown area you don't have experience with, it can be difficult to remember all the questions to ask. Below you can find a list of 11 good questions to ask for this situation.


Content Management System (CMS) questions


  • What content management system(s) will be used (i.e. wordpress, vix, or something developed from the ground up for this purpose)?
  • Does the CMS system used for this website support e-commerce?
  • Will you have access to all the CMS systems functionalities or will some modules be restricted?
  • When the website goes live, will you be able to access it yourself?
  • How will you be able to access the CMS?
  • How user-friendly is the CMS?
  • Does the CMS include an automation process for some tasks?
  • What will be the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)?
  • Is there a possibility of the CMS hurting your SEO?
  • What is the scalability of your CMS?
  • How is the CMS supported?

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Making a website: Important Content Management System (CMS) questions to ask