Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2019)
Design and Development of Vlog Content Management System (VlogCMS)
Author(s): Rasheed AA, Maku BS
Abstract: The high level of global adoption of Content Management System (CMS) as a web tool is undisputed because of its numerous advantages. These benefits are: users’ friendly, ease of manipulation, content deployment and maintenance. Several inventions have emerged within this system; but video CMS (VlogMS) is rare. This is what gives impetus to this research. The aim of which is the design and development of a user-centered and secured content delivery VlogMS. Reviews of the most used CMS available were made. Basic concepts like: Video Blog, Content and File Management System; Security issues in CMS and Video Streaming were equally reviewed. The artefact was built using a Model – View – Controller (MVC) framework and the standard software architectural styles. The design, development, testing and evaluation of the software conformed to conventional standard as related to specific objectives of the research. Cross Site Scripting (XSS) observed in the comments section during testing was patched leading to the release of 1.1 version after the initial test run 0.9 beta version. Further improvement is recommended on the following area: “theme/template changer”, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) configuration, plugin system, navigation manager and cleaner coding structure.