Static or Dynamic – know your choice of website
If you have already worked on building your own website, then you would know what static and dynamic websites are and how they differ. But if you are planning to build a new site, then you should surely know more about these sites and how different they are different from each other. The kind of website chosen by a client greatly depends on his or her priorities and requirements. To be able to choose the type of website you want, you need to know the features of each type and its pros and cons. Then you can make your choice depending on your priorities.
Static websites are very basic. These sites are relatively cheaper when compared to dynamic sites. It takes less mount of money to produce and host these sites. Usually, these sites are used by small business enterprises and developers to make their presence on internet and to let the world know about their business and services. The client can deliver all the desired information and details without the added attractions that are usually found in dynamic sites. Generally, it takes professionals or users who know exactly what to do in terms of coding to update and maintain these sites.
The advantages of choosing this kind of sites are; they can be quickly and cheaply developed. And the disadvantages of them are; they need professionals to update them regularly, when not updated, the users may find the site boring and although the content is delivered, users will not find the site exciting to use.
Dynamic sites are the other kind of websites. When you choose a dynamic site, you can offer a number of exciting tools and features to your visitors. This will make the site more interesting. This kind of sites allows the clients to manage the site on their own. Through central point the site manager or client can easily update the site, input information, content, products etc. Therefore, unlike the static sites, dynamic sites do not need the services of professionals to update and maintain.
The positive aspects of dynamic sites are; they are easy to manage and update, they are more interesting and attractive and it is a system used by many people. The negative aspects of this kind of sites are; they are costly to host and produce and when opened, it might take time for the website to load.
It is the needs and priorities of the clients that determine the kind of site that they want to choose. While static sites are perfect for small business enterprises who do not wish to invest more, dynamic sites are fit for big business units and organizations.
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