Websites

Creating enduring brand presence for desktop, mobile and tablet

Overview

We provide full-cycle website design and development, addressing a broad range of business challenges for our clients, including product websites, event data capture and campaign sites. Dedicated or cloud servers can be set up to host websites if required. 

Custom build

Bespoke build allows website solutions to fully answer all scope requirements without feature bloat. These are built as responsive and with or without content management.

Content Management System (CMS)

Content Management Systems allow the user full control of the site map and page content using an admin section of the site. CMS's vary wildly in complexity, with some needing almost developer like skills to use! 9 Yards has experience in a broad range of offerings and can advise on the most suitable solution based on business needs and scalability.

Custom Build vs CMS 

Custom build

Benefits:

  • Custom built to exacting requirements
  • Optimised development – better performance
  • More flexibility
  • Better API integration

Drawbacks:

  • Development cost higher than out of the box CMS

Example Languages:

  • HTML5/CSS3
  • PHP/MySQL
  • .NET/MSSQL
  • Javascript/JS/JQuery

Content Management System (CMS)

Benefits:

  • Lower development costs
  • Update website without needing a developer
  • Baked-in extension support for social networks, SEO, eCommerce etc

Drawbacks:

  • Dependent on CMS, and requirements, customising can be time consuming for developers
  • Feature bloat – more server transactions, less performance

Example CMS systems:

  • Wordpress
  • Squarespace
  • Wix
  • Kentico
  • SiteCore
  • Magento