Six Best Practices for MCMS

In the TechEd “Best Practices for Designing and Building Content Management Server Solutions” session presented by Arpan Shah from Microsoft, he went over six best practices for MCMS installs:

  • Limit your top-level channels to 12 or less
  • Limit the number of postings to 200-300 per channel
  • Limit the number of placeholders in a template to 30 or less
  • Use the CMS Health Check tool
  • Utilize output caching
  • Remove the Resolution HTML packager ISAPI filter to boost performance