Page

A content object which is intended to be accessed directly from a browser. In its most pure form, a page can be distinguished from a more abstract content element by the assignment of a URL.

In some systems, a page is simply a container in which content elements ("blocks" or "widgets") are organized. The page might have information attached to it that would be unique for a single web page, such as the aformentioned URL, a TITLE tag, META tags, etc. However, the only managed content on the page would be in the form of assigned content elements.

A CMS that is organized primarily around the concept of pages is sometimes referred to as a page-based CMS. This term is often used perjoratively, meant to imply a limitation as compared to systems that deal with content on a more abstract level.


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