Designing an interactive and dynamic website is the need of the day as websites offer various online services and the percentage of people who use the internet for shopping itself is on the rise by the day.
Before one embarks on visualizing a website and designing it, it is necessary to establish the usefulness and usability of the proposed website. Usability of a website and usefulness of a website are two different parameters. Quite often the terms are misunderstood and used wrongly. While usefulness is with regards to functionality, usability concerns user difficulties in accessing those functions.
Dynamic websites can be developed using a variety of scripting languages. PHP and MySQL are popular open source tools for developing interactive websites. Some of the advantages of having a dynamic website are:
- Website manages contents, articles, messages/news, photos images and videos round the clock automatically.
- New pages and sections can be added
- Reduced site management time.
- Can send customized emails to visitors.
- Quoting, presentation, shopping cart sales, all can be done in a dynamic Website.
- Visitors to the site can be managed well
- Members/Customers can manage their own pages on the site
- Supports newsletter subscription
- Automated Product notification to any mail list
- Connects visitors to a local dealer
Besides the above mentioned functions there are websites that offers usability tools that can be used by the visitors for free or for a fee. Some sites use multimedia and other sound and visuals to communicate. Social sites like YouTube and Myspace deal with high volume dynamic content, and streaming media while web application java applet sites are designed with software contained in them.
It is very important while designing a website one keeps in mind the branding and logos creation to give a feel of the essence of the business of the website. Managed Outsource Solutions is US based BPO services company that offers web designing, SEO and web development services to global clients from different communities like legal, medical, media and business.