Gueststream Content Management System (CMS) Feature Set

The Gueststream CMS allows non-technical users to easily and safely manage their website content, images, and multimedia.

The Gueststream Content Management System includes the following functionality and features:

  • Homepage – Your homepage should be unique and set the tone for your entire website. Gueststream CMS websites generally have a homepage design and an interior page template that is used to display all other website pages.
  • Custom Templates – Webpage templates are the nuts and bolts of a website. A template provides the structure for a webpage and then your content is inserted into the template
  • Webpage templates are custom programmed by our engineers to display your webpages professionally and consistently. Once a webpage template is created you can start adding webpages to your Gueststream CMS website.
  • Create and Edit Webpages – Add an unlimited number of webpages. Create or delete new webpages at any time and your changes take effect immediately.
  • Website Sections – Create or delete website sections (i.e. Local Events, Spring Events, Summer Events) and assign webpage to sections i.e., Spring Events and Summer Events are webpages within the Local Events Section
  • Menus / Navigation – Automatically generate website menus with drop-down and fly-out menus based on sections
  • Contact Form – General contact form emails you directly when visitors submit the form
  • Sitemap – Automatically generated sitemap and XML sitemap. The XML sitemap conforms the www.sitemaps.org format used by Google, Yahoo and MSN search engines to properly index your website
  • Webpage Icons – Add to your webpage content by using visual aides within the page. Sample icons would be small images of a tent and campfire on a National Park webpage
  • Favorites Icon – The favorites icon is a logo or graphic that appears in the web browser address bar and your list of favorites
  • Local Weather – Current conditions and local forecasts
  • RSS News Feed – Provide your visitors with headlines related to your industry or location
  • Blog – Keep your visitors up to date on your business
  • Site Search – allows users to search your website
  • WYSIWYG webpage content editor. WYSIWYG stands for What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get. A WYSIWYG editor is used to type the text for your website and it will be easy to use for anyone familiar with Microsoft Word. Popular WYSIWYG Features:
    • Create links to your webpages or other websites
    • Upload photos and graphics and insert them into your webpages
    • Bold, Underline
    • Change Font
    • Change Text Color
    • Bulleted Lists
    • Tables
    • Paste Text Directly From Word
    • Advanced users can edit HTML code directly
    • Add media content from other website like YouTube and popular photo sharing websites
  • Special Landing Pages (i.e. www.mywebsite.com/summer-sale/)
  • Hidden Webpage – Hidden pages allow you to have content on your website that can only be visited by a select audience without needing to require a password or worrying about the users forgetting their password. For example, you could create a private “Special Package” page that does not show up in your website menus but you can email a link to the hidden page to selected customers and staff
  • SEO Tools
  • Edit the important meta tags and page information: Title, Description, Keywords, H1 Heading
  • Set your webpage file name and folder names
  • Includes a blog and social media marketing tools
  • Goolge Analytics website statistics and reporting
  • Use Any Domain Name – (i.e. www.mydomain.com)
  • Customer Support – Knowledgeable and friendly email support