The content lives on the page, and there’s no easy way to use it anywhere else.
Since this approach is the most natural for people accustomed to creating content for print, it is very commonly used.
Along the way, we’ve learned a thing or two about what’s needed to deliver a great experience for content editors and marketing staff.
Here’s our top 10 tips for building easy-to-update, content-rich websites.
Using styles is the only realistic way to keep the site consistent throughout.
Wysiwyg editors should be used only for sections of text, not for page layout.
Unless a website needs to change very infrequently, it is essential that managers and staff be able to update the website without having to go through a web designer or technical staffer.
This is what a content management system (-based sites are sufficiently confusing to update that the content owners don’t want to touch it, and the web designer or webmaster still has to be involved in every update.
Most wysiwyg editors have some sort of "paste from Word" function, or at least "paste as plain text".
That’s what you should use if you must use content from Word.
The code on the list page never needs to be touched; it pulls the unstyled content from the database and constructs the to display it.