In the past, it was custom web sites all the way. Before being a complete and functional site you had to build everything from scratch. If you were a web designer, you needed strong skills in HTML and CSS and if you were a web programmer, you needed strong skills in server-side scripting, client-side scripting, and database development.
All these extended the timeline for the completion of the projects. Web site development technology is highly dynamic.Gone are the days when you had to build a website from scratch using HTML and other tools.
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This is because there are now ready modern tools that can do 50% or even more for you while doing the rest. This has made it possible to cut short the timeline for jobs and increase the efficiency of web developers. Let's take a look at some of these tools.
- Templates:- A template has a layout for a web site that has formatting features that give it a special look with CSS. It needs to be modified to suit its purpose by adding your content to the placeholders you provide and adjusting the corresponding fields in the CSS file and your website is ready.
- Content Management System (CMS):- Customers now want to be able to change their web site content without calling for the service of the developer to avoid paying service fees. There are now modern CMS packages that will enable you to create complete sites with a CMS facility.