WordPress Content Management System (CMS) Feature Set

For all custom website designs, Gueststream uses WordPress for content management. WordPress allows non-technical users to easily and safely manage their website content, images, and multimedia. Contact Gueststream today to learn more about this service.

WordPress Content Management 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