It is important to understand that every growing business need to have a web presence. Whether you are a small town start up or an ever-green growing reputed company, it is important to be visible online however it is also important to know that owning a web presence isn’t enough. To survive and establish you need to have a good attractive, responsive and positive web presence. This may seem to be a difficult task, but there are plenty of tools out there which can help you build a perfect website and connect positively with prospective clients and customers.
Let’s look at them.
Word press is popular content management platforms for web blogging. Word press is the preferred choice, but it can also be used as an excellent business platform. It has many add-ons and extensions which help you to create a very high-quality e-commerce platform. The platform which includes a friendly interface which also makes it a great place to build your website very easily and many more add-on are written to be used by anyone of different functionalities.
Also, there are pre-built themes which can be used to make brand’s style.
Drupal is yet another free open source platform for building a perfect website. Drupal is designed for smaller and simpler programming needs; Drupal platform has much more power behind and can create more advanced and complex designs also can hold more content. If your current website I not able to handle the traffic it is bringing, or you are not able to find the features which you need on the platform, then moving your business to Drupal is a good idea for you.
Similar like WordPress and Drupal, Joomla provides you open source platform which helps you build your web presence. You can create and build an online store, create and design front-end which can significantly improve your customer experience.
Joomla has an extensive and vast add-on collection which gives almost any web-page function you are looking to add. The platform already includes built-in functions like banner management for creating and managing on page advertisements.
Xoops is definitely a challenging open source platform for those who have only handled the simple workings with WordPress and Drupal, Xoops helps you to build a website that you want specifically for your business need. It also allows you to add many features and manage them properly from one single pane. There are several expansions available for your website which let you to add the likes of private messages and user profiles as well as many other features that other simpler platforms just can’t offer.
Bluefish is a cross-platform code editing software. This tool is very useful for those users who have an experience in HTML coding and source-code editing. This tool is bundled with full of developer features that not only allows wide range of extensive coding support but also has the power to run them all easily. It also handles multi-thread and multi-document support, syntax highlighting, spell checker, side bar options and many more.