Website Creation

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logo Joomla Joomla
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logo PrestaShop PrestaShop
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In this review we will present the best CMSs of website management systems. Even if you are new to their development, it is still easy to find a suitable CMS for yourself in our selection and easily learn how to implement what you want - create, for example, at least the simplest store site or be able to maintain your blog.

Since the process of creating a site rather time-consuming, good content management system invented a little bit. Below we will consider the top ones with the best functionality.

All Website Creation in rating

For successful and technological promotion of various Internet services it is optimal to use 1C-Bitrix engine, which is one of the best commercial solutions for these tasks. On its basis, various projects are created: from individual sites and business cards to social networks and b2b platforms. The developers have adapted the interface to the needs of the Russian-speaking audience, including interaction with popular payment systems.

Pros

    • High level of security, protection from DDoS-attacks and hacking
    • Ability to contact support directly from 1C-Bitrix
    • Bitrix integration with 1C, delivery services, CRM-systems, online cash registers, online marketplaces, aggregators, etc.
    • Availability of various modules and ready-made solutions, sections on "ready-made online stores" and "ready-made sites
    • SEO module: configurable meta tags and page titles, SEO properties for products, sections and other elements
    • User-friendly admin panel for managing website content, publishing various information (product catalogs, news blocks, guides, etc.)
    • Regular updates and additions
    • Proactive protection" module - anti-virus, filter, scanner, protection of authorized sessions, etc.
    • Backup to your own cloud storage

Cons

    • Free version is valid for 30 days
    • High price

Now many entrepreneurs, who sell different types of goods, create their own online stores. This gives additional advertising to the seller and expands his possibilities. But many sites created on the same platform are very similar to each other. Therefore, to stand out your store is becoming more and more difficult.

It is in this case, you can use third-party programs that give additional opportunities to customize the store. One such program is CS Cart. This extension gives access to additional parameters and settings for the online store.

Pros

    • Out-of-the-box solutions for all tasks
    • All necessary integrations with payment and delivery services popular among Russian users
    • Visual layout editor, which allows you to customize project appearance without resorting to code editing
    • Various ways of contacting customers: feedback form, reviews, built-in CRM for online store based on RetailC, etc.
    • Adaptive templates that make it easy to buy from mobile devices
    • Support for third-party modules that extend basic functionality of the engine
    • Advanced filtering system based on mass addition of features
    • Synchronization of the catalog with 1C and Yandex.Market
    • Detailed reports on sales and order statuses

Cons

    • The trial version is valid for 30 days
    • Rather high price for the license
    • Technical support is free for only 30 days
    • No support subscription for a year - instead the developers offer a system of credits
    • SEO module automatically generates H1 and H2 headers - have to change them manually if necessary
    • Duplicate pages can be created, which negatively affects the promotion of the site in search engines
    • Obligatory E-mail field on the order placement page - may reduce conversion

Cloud technology is becoming more and more a part of our daily lives, and creating your own site, blog, online store, or business card is becoming a necessary task. The multifunctional CMS engine WordPress provides the entire basic set of tools for the quality creation of various Internet platforms: from a small blog to a corporate site. The software has an open source, which allows you to make all kinds of plug-ins to add the personal features you want the user. In this case, previously installed software options do not require reinstallation after making an additional extension. The developers constantly post open educational information on the official website of the company, which contributes to the popularity of the software.

Pros

    • User-friendly admin panel
    • Allows you to immediately start working with the project
    • Convenient search - easy to find any add-on
    • Completely free engine, easy domain registration
    • Regular software updates
    • Improved notification system, a quality tooltip
    • The current version of WordPress is compatible with Windows 10 and all popular browsers
    • You can configure and add RSS feed, news, headings, forums, ad units, press releases, etc.
    • Open source code

Cons

    • Availability of paid extensions in the online marketplace
    • Incompatibility of updates - when one of the plugins is updated, errors may occur
    • Security problems - constant attacks by hackers on sites created on WordPress
    • No technical support
    • High demand for resources
    • No synchronization with 1C with built-in tools
    • Limitations in the basic tools

Creating a site from scratch, until recently, was a very difficult task. And the services of craftsmen who were doing it, were quite expensive. But now everyone can create their own portal without the help of professionals. To do this, just learn how to use ready-made website builders. There are many of them on different platforms on the Internet. But Mobirise - a program that works even without access to the Internet. It is enough to download it to your computer.

Pros

    • The program is focused on the creation of mobile sites
    • Built-in image editor
    • It is possible to build a store and a blog, in addition to the lendings and business cards
    • Extensions to build forms and popups
    • Support for integrating video hosting, social networks, PayPal and other useful things.
    • Large selection of paid blocks and flexible customization
    • Nice adaptive templates in a wide range
    • Easy visual editor
    • The system is free in its basic version

Cons

    • Hosting and domain are purchased and configured by the user
    • The process of updating sites is simple, but will require working files of the project. There is no cloud panel to manage sites in Mobirise
    • The design of sites still turns out the same way because of the impossibility to change the format of blocks of one or another template
    • Without a paid set of extensions the system looks pale

OpenCart is a simple and reliable software created to manage the content of websites. The platform is ideal for creating individual online sales projects. With the help of a fast and proven engine you can successfully create and promote your online store, making the necessary adjustments in time. OpenCart can handle a project of any complexity.

Pros

    • Open Source
    • Providing fully working store functionality "out of the box"
    • Quite a lot of themes, including free themes for the site design
    • Minimal set of parameters for SEO-optimization is available
    • Availability of a full Russian-language version with active user community
    • Has all the necessary features and modules to launch large projects
    • Flexible customization tools and a large number of extensions to add new features
    • No technical restrictions on the number of items in the catalog
    • Design" section is available, which has a template editor, tools for managing language packs and banners

Cons

    • Lack of normal tools for SEO-optimization
    • Eliminate the problem with the creation of duplicate pages can only be done with the help of paid extensions
    • Possible incompatibility with the version of the engine and paid add-ons
    • Possible conflict between different applications
    • Adding extensions from third-party developers increases the risk of making the site vulnerable to identity theft
    • Inconveniently implemented mass loading of products through extensions
    • Having to reload the entire assortment to add even a single item
    • When adding more than 30,000 items to the catalog a lot of attention must be paid to optimization, otherwise performance problems arise

Creating a new website is a very long, complicated and expensive process. At least, that is how it used to be. Now any computer user can create his own resource with the help of special programs.

CMS Joomla - a very popular product among web programming professionals, as well as among newcomers. Thanks to its simple interface, the program has become a popular tool for webmasters. But it can also work with beginners who are not at all versed in programming.

Pros

    • Suitable for most modern web hosting
    • The system is regularly updated, new useful modules appear
    • Simple and intuitive admin panel
    • Integration with new systems for payments
    • Huge number of components and modules, a variety of galleries
    • Open source code
    • Numerous free and paid templates
    • Quick and easy installation

Cons

    • The structure of some elements of the system is not finalized
    • The system is very poorly protected from tampering
    • The indexing of the site occasionally suffers
    • Sometimes it is difficult to update the system immediately after the next update
    • No official support service

Drupal platform for feature-rich solutions allows you to create a variety of structured content. The block structure implies a convenient alternation of text and images, advertising information, all kinds of surveys, etc. The program is open source, which allows you to make additional functionality, after checking the security system. Each webmaster can independently set the necessary options for creating a website and the program's catalog contains more than 2000 ready-made themes and templates of different design.

Pros

    • Flexible system settings
    • Open Source
    • Faster operation due to proprietary caching system
    • High level of security
    • Availability of a database of free additional materials: themes and extensions
    • You can create your own modules
    • Creating different types of sites: blog, online store, etc.
    • Modules work together - complement each other, no need to duplicate them
    • Advanced user community

Cons

    • For novice users is difficult to master
    • A small number of free templates and modules.
    • All the best is distributed under a paid license
    • Need to buy more expensive hosting than other free CMS

With the development of cloud technology is increasingly in demand e-commerce, and, consequently, all kinds of platforms for launching Internet projects.

Pros

    • Easy visual editing
    • CMS "out of the box" provides tools for sales management, which do not require additional configuration
    • Expandable functionality through modules
    • Statistical reports that customize the display of certain data
    • Possibility of small customization
    • Adaptive design of all themes from PrestaShop catalog
    • Decent base of extensions that includes more than 3500 modules
    • Convenient product catalog with advanced filtering system
    • Tools to increase customer loyalty: bonuses, discounts, coupons, mailings

Cons

    • Expansion of the standard functionality requires possible at the expense of paid modules
    • Very few free modules
    • No free themes

To create a full-fledged website requires a high-quality HTML editor. The professional software Dreamweaver is excellent for these purposes. The software will be useful for professional developers and beginners in web development. Integrated development environment will work successfully on all types of devices from computer to smartphone. Compatibility with most operating systems makes the software even more in demand.

Pros

    • Visual HTML editor
    • Auto-substitution code
    • Interactivity of the web design environment
    • Open Source Code
    • CSS table support
    • Simple interface and intuitive controls
    • Powerful tools for website design
    • Supports html5, css3, xml technology
    • Handy syntax highlighting while coding

Cons

    • The trial version is valid for 30 days
    • English interface
    • Rather high consumption of RAM by the video, audio rendering mechanism

Each Internet project requires the choice of engine on which the site will run. A wide range of paid and free solutions is available to users. One of the popular and popular software options is CMS MODX. The advantage of the program is its versatility. With the help of the software, which has its own tag syntax, it is possible to manage websites of different purposes as well as web applications.

Pros

    • Versatility, allowing the system to be adapted for different tasks
    • Expandability, allowing the addition of new features through the integration of modules and program codes
    • Differentiation of access rights of users, allowing them to assign statuses and allow execution of certain actions on the site
    • Compatibility with various databases
    • Templating, allowing easy addition of website templates
    • Built-in file manager that allows you to add and delete files without connecting to the server through the administration panel
    • Scalability and flexibility of settings
    • Technical optimization for search engines and a decent SEO-module
    • High level of security from unauthorized access, hacking, viruses and other nasties

Cons

    • No ready-made templates
    • Limited ability to edit the design, if you do not know how to work with HTML, CSS, JavaCsript
    • A complicated interface: an unfamiliar admin panel, proprietary terminology, unclear purpose of tools
    • Problems with the quantity and quality of Russian-language documentation