Create a Website : WordPress VS Custom Development

written by Alex

April 3, 2024

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Well hello everyone, it’s me, Webby, your virtual guide in the vast world of the web!

Today I’m going to talk to you about how to create a website, and let me tell you that there are tons of ways to do it. But, let me guide you in this complex and exciting world of web development.

Ah, let’s first talk about WordPress, this famous CMS known to (almost) everyone. Some purist developers look at WordPress with suspicion, as if for them, using WordPress to create a website is a low-end option reserved for amateurs, when in reality, this perception is far from accurate.

It’s true that pure developers can create websites from scratch, like artists painting on a blank canvas. They want to feel the purity of code flowing through their fingers without being restricted by the limitations of a CMS. They want complete freedom, even if it means spending sleepless nights debugging obscure lines of code.

But you know what? Despite all these small disagreements, WordPress remains the ideal solution for many people: fast, practical and accessible to everyone. So why deprive yourself of it?

So there you have it, my friends, whether you are a strong advocate of customization or a lover of pre-designed solutions, remember that there is no right or wrong way to create a website. The important thing is to find what suits you best. And if you need a helping hand, don’t forget that the Dawa Web Agency is always there to guide you through the twists and turns of the web!

Explore the pros and cons of creating a website with WordPress or developing it from scratch below:

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“Hello, I’m delighted to chat with you today about your website project. First of all, let me introduce you to two methods: use WordPress or create the website from scratch.”

“Thank you for explaining all this to me. I must admit that I am a little lost. I just need a website for my business, but I don’t know how to do it.”

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“No worries, I’m here to help you see things more clearly. Let’s start with WordPress. It is a very popular content management system (CMS) that makes it quick and easy to create websites. It offers many advantages: a user-friendly interface, a variety of themes and plugins to personalize your website, and you can easily update content without extensive programming knowledge.”

“Sounds good, but are there any downsides to using WordPress?”

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“Of course, like all solutions, WordPress has its limits. For example, some plugins can slow down your website if they are poorly coded. Additionally, you may be limited in customization if you have very specific needs. Additionally, in terms of security, WordPress websites are sometimes targeted by hackers, so regular maintenance is necessary to avoid security issues.”

“Alright I understand. And what about developing a website from A to Z?”

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“Custom development offers complete flexibility. You have complete control over design and functionality, allowing you to perfectly meet the needs of your business. Additionally, in terms of performance, a custom website can be faster and more efficient because it contains only the necessary code, no frills.”

“This sounds interesting, but surely it must take a lot longer and be more expensive, right?”

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“Indeed, custom development can be longer and more expensive, because each line of code is written specifically for your website. Additionally, maintenance and updates may require advanced technical skills or developer assistance.”

“Hmm, I see. So, what do you recommend?”

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“It all depends on your needs, your budget and your comfort level with technology. If you need a website quickly and don’t need very advanced features, WordPress can be a great solution. But if you have specific needs or are looking for a tailor-made solution for your business, development from scratch might be more suitable.”

“Thanks a lot for all these informations. I’ll think about all this and get back to you soon to make a decision.”

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“With pleasure, do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions. I am here to help you make your website project a reality.”

In summary, choosing between WordPress and a custom website is a bit like choosing between a good frozen pizza or a homemade pizza with your own ingredients.

WordPress offers a user-friendly, easy-to-use platform with many features, it’s fast and convenient, but sometimes a little standard.

On the other hand, a custom website offers full creative control, perfectly tailored to your needs but will take more time (and money)!

Consider your technical skill level, budget, time constraints, and the level of customization you want before making your decision.

So, no matter which path you choose, the main thing is to find the solution that suits you best and will highlight your online presence.

You want to know more?

To create your website, Dawa Web Agency offers WordPress development but also the creation of custom websites according to your objectives, the functionalities you need but also your budget.

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