Web Design Technology Options:
Since the inception of internet various technologies have been invented, used and some also became out of fashion or obsolete to be replaced by more advanced technologies to develop websites. As a client it is helpful for you to learn the different techniques and major technologies that can be used to develop your web site because the techniques and the tools affect the cost and time of development and also influence viewer impression and site traffics. To understand the advantages and disadvantages of different web development techniques and options better, following is a comparison chart. You can also use our web design cost calculatior to get an idea of how much your website development may cost you.
|Static xhtml Website||Dynamic/CMS Website||Responsive Web Design
|Cost||Most cost effective. We can develop 7-10 page site with sliders, contact form etc. for about USD 300-400||We can develop 20-30 page CMS based information websites with sliders, blog, member area etc. for about USD 500-700||Both static and dynamic websites can be developed with Responsive Web Design Techniques. It costs about USD 150-300 extra for static or dynamic websites||This technology is now obsolete. Flash is not being used to develop websites these days except for special cases.
We can develop 7-10 page full flash site for about USD 550-750
|Time||About 7-10 days||About 2-3 weeks||About 5-7 days extra||About 14-21 days|
|SEO||Search engine friendly||Very search engine friendly||Very Search engine friendly||Not at all search engine friendly|
|Compatibility||Compatible with all browsers||Compatible with all browsers||Compatible with all modern browsers||Flash plug-in has a 98% user penetration.|
|Scalability||Not very scalable. You must contact your web design company for adding new pages or making the smallest changes in any of your page contents||Very scalable. You can add new pages yourself and add or edit existing contents easily||Scalable – depends on whether your website is static or dynamic/CMS based||Time consuming to add new contents and sections|
|Most Suitable for||Small brochure websites that need to be launched very quickly and will not need frequent updates||All kinds of websites.||All websites should be developed with Responsive Web Design Technology in today’s world||Presentation, Websites that do not need SEO|
|More Information||Learn more about Static Web Design||Learn more about CMS Web Design||Learn more about Responsive Web Design||Learn more about Flash Web Design|