Types of Websites
When you first time meet your website developer, than they will ask one common question that what type of website do you want? That time you are sure about you requirement but you may not be respond him/her as you don’t know the terminology of Web Developing Environment. Let me explain you about some basic information about Types of Website.
Now this article will help you for your esteemed company or firm to make your website development as per your requirement.
Types of Websites
As the end user how do you know which type of website to choose for your business?
Actually there are no officially types of websites. But we provide you in technical terms.
Below we have compiled a list of all the different types of websites and the features and benefits of each one.
1. Static Website
Static Website also known as brochure website, in this website you may not get any admin panel or such application program where you can manage your Website Content (e.g. Add, Update, Delete Products or products information).
In static Website there are some fixed pages, you may observer in different website like company profile, Product Information, Contact Detail, Inquiry form etc, generally static has 10 to 15 page website (It may be more or less as per requirement of customer).
Normally you can`t edit anything directly in your website, if you want to update your content like text photographs, multimedia etc. you must update it manually and then upload via FTP(File Transfer Protocol), for this you need basic HTML Knowledge.
Who Need Static Website?
It is useful for Small Company`s or Professional whose Products & services detail are fix and them may not be update frequently. If you want to put your business information initially you can choose static Website. If you don`t need to update content from your website frequently you can go with Static Website.
2. Dynamic Website
Dynamic Website is also called CMS (Content Management System) website. It is also a small informative website where but provision with easy to update content from admin panel,
With dynamic website you can update content such as your product/services pages, news & events, photo gallery pages etc.
Major different between static and dynamic website is you can update content of your website without help of your web developer.
3. Ecommerce Website
Ecommerce website also known as “Shopping Cart Website”.
In simple terms it refers to the purchase and sale of goods or services via electronic channels
Common functionality in Ecommerce website like
- Consumers choose a product or service on a web
- Consumers pay electronically on the website (online credit card transactions) or using a third party payment provider such as PayPal
- The business owner or merchant receives the order and payment and the order is fulfilled (delivered by post, booked in for services etc)
4. Web Application
Web application is a large website with user interactive facility like user registration/login, make search, post information, contact other people etc.
It is typically use a database to store permanent information such as product descriptions and costs, and customer orders.
Some of the common type of web application
- B2B website (alibaba.com, indiamart.com)
- Real-estate website (99acres.com, magicbricks.com)
- Online marketplace (snapdeal.com, amazon.in)
- Matrimony website (shaadi.com , jeevansathi.com)
- online news publishers (divyabhaskar.com, ndtv.com)
- yellow pages (justdial.com)
- social media website (facebook.com twitter.com)
I make sure that this above article will assist you. Now you don’t need to hesitate to respond your website developer, what type of website you need?