A Content Component is a chunk
A content component may also contain a dynamic and interactive element that implements a Web Application
For example, a login form may be implemented in a Content Block
. And navigation
elements are interactive content.
The term component has a long history outside of content management that influences its use in CM. In DCOM
, the distributed component is an object with code and data capable of providing a remote service by executing internal methods or procedures.
In the Page Generation?
phase, a Content Management
assembles chunks of content into a full web page by executing server-side procedures for each chunk, which they often refer to as content components or objects.
Programming and Design also uses the term component to describe an object.
Major Enterprise Content Management
system providers sell their systems as a collection of independently purchasable modules or components.
coined the term Component Content Management and wrote a white paper
on the CCMS