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101 signs that you have a problem with your content management

I'll start it off with five

     
2:36 am on Jun 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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False advertising... I have only provided five signs that your content management is sub-optimal. I'm looking for another 96 signs from y'all

1. You have to use a google site: search to find content on your own site.

2. You have seven copies of everything on your local hard drive...

3. ... and three on your server.

4. You just got flagged for duplicate content because you accidently rewrote and article that you had previously written in 2005.

5. You just looked at your server log and your most visited page is your custom 404 page (not making this up - I know someone this has happened to after a changeover to a new CMS).

Anyone want to add 96 more?

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6. you can't modify your title tags on a per page basis.
3:50 am on June 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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7. To change an ad you have to change it on all 1000 of your .html pages.
4:08 am on June 3, 2008 (gmt 0)

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8. You just fell prey to a security hole along with thousands of others.
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9. You absolutely have to use three different third party components and they absolutely refuse to play well together.
8:09 am on June 9, 2008 (gmt 0)

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10. You can't manually set folder/path/page names for your content
10:15 am on June 9, 2008 (gmt 0)

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11. You notice that special characters behave badly when you import the database on local machine (database character encoding is wrong).
12:01 am on June 10, 2008 (gmt 0)

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12. The point of installing a CMS was to make the site easier to administer, but after three weeks of training the site admin still can't create a new page.

13. You want to put two images in the main content, but that CMS that cost over $100,000 to implement is only set up to allow one image per page in the main content (and yes friends, that is based on a true story).

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14. You need to update content, but you can't find the file to update. (it happens to the best of us!)
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15. Your site does not automatically add the www when linked to.
4:18 am on June 10, 2008 (gmt 0)

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15. Your site does not automatically add the www when linked to.

I tend to be an anti-WWW person myself.

4:22 am on June 10, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I tend to be an anti-WWW person myself.

Ditto.
To each his own, but #10 above would probably cover the www or www-less path.
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16. Your lost all your .css files when your CMS got outsourced and you just found out the they were hosted on the old admin's personal memory stick..
9:10 am on June 13, 2008 (gmt 0)

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17. You need to bookmark or deep link to a document but every time it is edited the file name changes.
 

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