Each website is characterized by specific features and different objectives to be achieved. It is essential to have your goals clear in order to create websites that allow you to achieve them. The main types of websites are listed below:
- static website
- dynamic website
- web portal
static and dynamic websites
Static and dynamic websites allow you to introduce yourself, show products and what you do, and communicate correctly with customers. Static websites are the first generation of websites. The simple structure they have makes them light and therefore very pleasing to users and search engines.
Dynamic websites show dynamically compiled content, which can vary based on multiple factors. What characterizes these types of websites is the high interaction between website and user thanks to the use of databases.
A blog is a website that, managed as a sort of diary, keeps the various published articles in reverse chronological order. The different ways of using blog have created many subcategories of this type of website. Among these is the corporate blog, which allows you to communicate transparently with your customers, but above all allows customers communicate with the company.
A corporate blog aims to inform users on various themes concerning corporate activity, breaking down a wall that has divided companies and customers for years. Communicating with customers through a blog allows the company to improve considerably and give an image of great professionalism.
Websites that, through dynamic code and databases, allow you to buy and sell are electronic commerce sites. This type of website is generally characterized by the use of CMS, which allow to manage online store in complete autonomy. SEO is an important context to always receive more visits from new customers. Another very important thing is the web usability, which allows customers to find quickly and easily what they are looking for.
A very large website, which manages various topics that can be considered separate sections, is called web portal. Generally it provides users various services: information, documents and videos. Due to its large size, the project is generally entrusted to a web agency, which by coordinating the work of several professionals are able to create web projects of this type. An example of web portals are the newspapers website.
cms (content management system)
CMS are management software that allow you to update and modify the website content independently, without further intervention by the web designer. There are paid and free CMS and both allow you to get professional websites. Each of these has different characteristics to better adapt to specific needs. Some CMS are better suited to manage institutional websites, other blogs, still others e-commerce sites.
Today we use CMS almost exclusively to create websites, modifying them if necessary according to customer needs. CMS allow to reduce the costs of building the website and future maintenance and offer great benefits to the customer.