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A content management system is a set of automated processes that may support the following features.

Import and creation of documents and multimedia material.
Identification of all key users and their roles.
The ability to assign roles and responsibilities to different instances of content categories or types.
Definition of workflow tasks often coupled with messaging so that content managers are alerted to changes in content.
The ability to track and manage multiple versions of a single instance of content.
The ability to publish the content to a repository to support access to the content. Increasingly, the repository is an inherent part of the system, and incorporates enterprise search and retrieval.


Content management systems take the following forms.

A web content management system is software for web site management - which is often what is implicitly meant by this term.
The work of a newspaper editorial staff organization. 
A workflow for article publication. 
A document management system. 
A single source content management system - where content is stored in chunks within a relational database.