In a broad word we can say that website development is a term for the work involved in developing a web site for the Internet (World Wide Web) or an intranet (a private network). This can include website design, web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development. However, among web professionals, “web development” usually refers to the main non-design aspects of building web sites: writing markup and coding. Website development can range from developing the simplest static single page of plain text to the most complex web-based internet applications, electronic businesses, or social network services.
Every organization needs website development for their online business. For larger organizations and businesses, website development task can be accomplished by hundreds of people (web developers). Smaller organizations may only require a single permanent or contracting webmaster, or secondary assignment to related job positions such as a graphic designer and/or information systems technician. Website development may be a collaborative effort between departments rather than the domain of a designated department.
Today there are many free web hosting service providers are available in market who are also ready for website development at a very low cost. Instead of costing tens of thousands of dollars, one can now develop a simple web site for free using one of the many free website builders. Smaller Website development companies are now able to make web design accessible to both smaller companies and individuals further fueling the growth of the web development industry. As far as web development tools and platforms are concerned, there are many systems available to the public free of charge to aid in development.
Website development companies now develop website on many open source software like PHP, Microsoft .NET, LAMP and JAVA to provide the Web as a way to run many applications on a single platform online. Advance website development helps user to interacting with other users or to do online conversation. Many website development companies making website for online shopping purpose which helps user to buy products or services online. This new website development method save time and for user. There are many shopping cart software (magento, X-cart, zencart, prestashop) available with which you can design your online shopping website.
Today website development has moved to a new phase of Internet communication and it is known as web portal development. Web portal development is a system in which all the website content will be fetched from diverse sources and user can access all these information on a one single platform. Web portal development is a very good solution for a large organization where the company’s services areas are diversitified in major industries. Web portal development gives new way to website development and web developers add as many functions and use multiple technologies to build a successful website.