(Via elearningpost) A really comprehensive article on how to build a Web site using a CMS (like Manila). An excerpt that especially resonates:
Previously, JISC web content was produced by a small number of staff, using a centralised model to mount content and make changes. This approach often resulted in internal delays and frustration. The site lacked any automated features to maintain time-limited content such as news and events and, as such, this type of content could not easily be managed.