At Rehatched Media we’ve worked on a very wide variety of websites. From simple static HTML websites to full blown e-commerce websites with custom content management systems (CMS), we’ve done it all!
No matter what type of CMS your website is currently using, most every site uses HTML as it’s base. Poorly coded HTML can break your website while SEO semantic, HTML5 can surely help it. HTML5 is the newest version of HTML when it comes to web development. While some browsers still don’t support all of it’s functions, making use of it while providing graceful fallbacks for older browsers gives your website a head start for compatibility for the future.
Having a fast loading website not only keeps your visitors happy but keeps the search engines happy too. Part of doing web development for any website from scratch is coding the CSS. The CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) is what controls the “look” of your website. When we code the CSS of your website, we code in shorthand. This reduces the CSS’ file size and therefore reduces the amount of time it takes your website to load. While this may be a small portion of what ultimately determines the entire time it takes to view your website, we believe all these small portions can lead up to huge savings overall!
Choosing whether or not to have your site remain static or be driven behind a CMS is a very personal choice. What it really comes down to is the amount of time you have to manage your website and your familiarity with modifying HTML/CSS if need be. Often when we are hired for a web development project, most of our clients request a CMS so they can manage most of their site’s content on their own without having to come back to us for content changes to their website. Those clients will often choose WordPress as their CMS. WordPress is SEO friendly out of the box and has a very low learning curve. We often compare the complexity of using WordPress to that of using Microsoft Word. It truly is that easy to use and master!
There are instances in certain web development projects where WordPress may not be the perfect fit. In those cases we will build a custom CMS just for you! That’s right your very own CMS coded and tailored to your exact specifications. This is your opportunity to have all the bells and whistles you’ve always wanted in a CMS!
No matter what your goal is with your website, Rehatched Media has had many years of experience in web development and can help you with your web development project no matter how big or small.
Interested to see how we can help you? Feel free to contact us! We look forward to hearing from you and working with you!