When To Choose A Static Website Over A Dynamic Website And Why You Should

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Advantages of Static Websites

You may be tempted to ask, “with all the awesome features of dynamic websites, why would someone opt for a static website?”

  • SEO Benefits; Search Engine Crawlers don’t have a hard time crawling Static HTML websites.
  • They are not resource-intensive, meaning that they’ll still respond relatively well on high concurrent usage (i.e The number of multiple website users at any given time).
  • Static websites are unbelievably fast since no real time server preprocessing is required.
  • They are secure and maintenance-free, which means static websites are rid of any security vulnerability even if left unmaintained for several years.
  • The codebase of any static website can be easily read by any human with basic understanding of HTML, CSS & JS, leading to easier bug fixes.
  • Migrating static websites from one server to another server is relatively easy. It only involves copying the files from one server location to another. No additional steps such as database reconnection would be required.

What Types of websites can be made static?

Just in case you are wondering what types of websites can be made static, here are some use cases;

1. Blogs

This is hard to believe, but static websites can also be used for fully-featured blogs.

If you are interested in building your own static blog/website using WordPress, then read this post.

2. One-page Website

As opposed to a multi-page website, a single-page website is a website having only one HTML page, which is usually the index-page.

3. Landing Pages

If you just launched a new app, but you need a platform to spread the word and feature links to both the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android) versions of the app, you’ll need is a Landing page.

4. Business/Corporate Websites

Most businesses employ a brochureware design, which typically involves transferring information on their company brochure on to their official website. Brochureware is the most common type of website in the corporate sector.

5. Portfolio and CV Website

A portfolio website displays professional information about an individual or a company and helps showcase their work.

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Branditechture is a full-experience design and PR agency. Since 2014, we’ve been building successful brands from scratch and promoting real challenger brands.