Things to consider while developing the website

Published On October 9, 2018 | By Steven Bail | Technology

Now that you have decided that a website is a must for your business and have covered all the necessities for the same, what you need now is a crash course on the technologies involved in creating a new website. So, here’s a brief overview of everything that you need to know about the technologies involved in web designing in Dubai.

For the creation of your website (frontend), the technology most commonly used are CSS, Bootstrap, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, etc.

Bootstrap is a free open source library of front-end framework used for web designing and web applications. It contains a treasure of HTML and CSS based templates for different functions such as typography, buttons, navigation, and other interface components.

CSS – is a web language devised by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to enable formatting of your website like adding features, editing colors, fonts, etc. HTML or Hyper Text Markup Language is the prime markup language for web pages that adds interactive value to it. The language is used for creating structured documents using lists, links, headings, paragraphs, and images. While JavaScript – Alongside HTML and CSS, is one of the core technologies used in the World Wide Web. It is a high-level programming language that is used for creating the interactive effects in web designing.

Basically, one requires basic knowledge of CSS, HTML or JavaScriptto understand the making of web pages. With a simple text editor, browser and basic knowledge of HTML, one can even create a simple web page of their own.

PHP is a basically a scripting language that acts as a filter, taking data from a text file and translating them to HTML coding. MySQL is used for adding, modifying and removing information while website designing. It is extensively used for creating dynamic websites.

If you wish to create your website using existing templates and efficient CMS (Content Management Systems) WordPress is the most popular choice today. It is user-friendly and easy to understand; most popular among those creating blogs and photo websites. The other choices are Joomla and Umbraco.

If it’s a shopping website that your business demands, OpenCart, Magento, osCommerce and WooCommerce are used for the creation, and the payment getaways used are PayPal, Telr, and CCAvenue.

You are now acquainted with the basic technical terms used to create different types of websites. Knowing the basics definitely helps you in building your website in accordance with your branding strategies as well. There is no more need to go blue-eyed when your web designer speaks the technical jargon during discussions!

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