Website development is the work involved in developing of a web site for the Internet (World Wide Web) or an intranet (a private network). This work ranges from the simplest static single HTML page of plain text to the most complex web-based internet applications, electronic businesses (online shopping, social networks, etc.). Other terms used to describe website development:
- Web engineering
- Web design
- Content development
- Client-side/server-side scripting
- Network security configuration
- E-commerce development
- Content management systems (CMS)
Content Management Systems (CMS) come in a variety of platforms and server technologies. Some CMS' are proprietary and others are called "open source." In broad terms a content management systems acts as a gateway between the database and the user through a web-browser. Content management systems are popular because they allow non-technical people to be able to make changes to their web site (without being website development experts).
More complex sites, include online auction-sites such as eBay and online retailers such as Amazon.com and Buy.com (among many others) have transformed the shopping and bargain-hunting experience for many consumers.
Telossi focuses development primarily with open-source systems, such as Joomla!, Drupal, WordPress, as well as custom PHP websites. We also develop custom templates for each of these open-source systems.