When the only tool that you can use is a hammer, banging is the only treatment that you suggest to all. Thanks to the programmers who has equipped us with so many technologies and of course choices for web development.
PHP is one of these technologies that offers wide range of alternatives with some pros and cons; and we know this is where people get confused – which is best for my website.
Everyone is asking for WordPress. Should I go for it?
WordPress is of course one of the most flexible and widely used CMS frameworks suggested by WordPress development companies for personal as well as business website development. Coming to the immediate next benefits, the overall budget of WordPress development and maintenance is very satisfying and the client also feels at home when he works with the admin panel without any pro knowledge.
Whereas, on the other hand, custom PHP development offers you the freedom to handcraft your website UI and of course, to develop complex functionalities exactly as per your requirement, which is actually the foundation tool for retaining and retrieving your visitors.
So, do WordPress lacks in functionalities?
Not actually! Rather WordPress comes with several inbuilt functionalities as well as innumerable widgets and plugins. You can even use WordPress to develop ecommerce. But, the problem is that the more third-party instruments you’ll use in your website, the more it will become vulnerable, sluggish and somehow less-reliable. Also you hardly can customize these third-party tools if you don’t have a highly experienced web development company as your vendor.
So, Custom PHP Development is the final answer, right?
Well, anything that is custom is more satisfying – even if it’s your shirt, a furniture or a house. You can develop your website exactly as per your dream and the best part is everything will be developed exclusively for you. However, more customization comes with extra price, naturally. And to make it more clear, the quotation may be double, triple or even more comparing to the cost of WordPress website development depending upon the customizations.
I got confused, puzzled!
Let’s make it simple to help you come to a decision. If you want a low cost website development with fewer functionalities and a great design, there’s no alternative to WordPress. You’ll get thousands of stunning templates out there in free or by a paying a few bucks. Hire a PHP Developer and he will customize it as per you. Once it goes live you can manage and update the contents easily yourself with minimum technical knowledge. However, you can also go for a custom WordPress theme by adding some more dollars which will reflect your business more appropriately.
On the other hand, if you are looking for a website with advanced and complex functionalities, we would suggest you to go for custom PHP that will provide you a solution exactly as per your requirement. Most of the big brands generally prefer developing website in custom PHP and it’s not just for the custom functions but also to make their website more secure by eliminating unnecessary external tools. Now, decision is yours!