Tools to Develop a Website

Tools to Develop a Website

We are going to be talking about the tools to develop a website and we will make sure that we provide the essential tools that you will need to develop a website.

There is this misunderstanding between website designing and website development and we have done an article on it.

Kindly click here to read The Difference between Web Design and Web Development.

You also read What you need to build a website.

This will give you some broad understanding of what we are going to talk about on this post.

Developing a website has its tools which you use to develop it.

There are basically two types which are Dynamic Website and Static Website.

Tools to Develop a Website

Meanwhile, each of this website has its tools that are used to develop them.

Let us briefly explain these two types of website.

Static Website.

A static website is those websites which are developed using some languages and it does not need a Content Management System (CMS) to manage it.

These websites are usually written in plain HTML, JAVASCRIPT and CSS language which displays exactly what you have written at the backend.

NOTE THAT CSS IS NOT A PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE.

Tools to develop a Static Website.

Here we are going to list out tools that are required to develop a static website.

There are listed below.

  1. Text Editor.
  2. Internet Web Browser.
  3. HTML, PHP, JAVASCRIPT and CSS
Text Editor.

While developing a website, the first thing you need to develop a website is Text Editor.

A Text Editor is what is used to write languages which make up a website, and it is what is used to write down the languages and makes a correction on your website before publishing it.

However, there are many text editors out there and website developers choose the one they want to make use of by one reason or other.

Below are some text editors.

You can go to any of above listed text editors and download your choice.

Internet Web Browser.

Internet web browser may not be new to you, and you might think it is only used to access the internet.

The Internet web browser is one of the tools to develop a website and an essential tool for website development.

However, there are many types of internet web browser and due to their various functions, developers choose some among them to develop s website.

This tool Is used to preview your website when it is been developed by running your HTML codes on it in other to check your work.

So we are going to list out some internet web browsers below.

  1. Google Chrome.
  2. Mozilla Firefox.
  3. Opera Web Browser.
  4. Safari Web Browser.
  5. Internet Explorer.
  6. UC Browser.
  7. Netscape Browser
HTML, PHP, JAVASCRIPT and CSS

This is a very essential tool to develop a website and it is very important in website development.

It is not only a tool to develop a website but the beginning and end of website development.

These languages are used as one of the tools to develop a website and for you to develop a website, you should at least have small knowledge of these languages.

The text editor described above is what is used with these languages.

In the next section on this website, we are going to talk about HTML, PHP, JAVASCRIPT and CSS in a way you will learn it more.

Dynamic Website.

A Dynamic Website is a website which is developed with some server-side scripting language such as PHP, JAVASCRIPT, MY SQL, HTML and CSS.

NOTE THAT CSS IS NOT A PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE.

This kind of website is been managed in a website management software such as Content Management System (CMS) and some Website Designing Software such as Drag and Drop website builder.

Tools to develop a Dynamic Website.

We are going to look into the tools to develop a dynamic website.

However, both static website and dynamic website in some cases use some tools together.

So we will talk about these tools briefly and provide some examples of it.

let us list the tools required to develop a dynamic website.

  1. Text Editor.
  2. HTML, PHP, JAVASCRIPT and CSS.
  3. Local Development Environment.
  4. Content Management System (CMS).

Since we have talked about text editor and HTML, PHP, JAVASCRIPT and CSS earlier on this post.

So let us go straight to Local Development Environment and explain it briefly.

Local Development Environment.

According to WordPress, A Local Development Environment is a local server stack, such as LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL/MariaDB PHP) or WAMP (Windows Apache MySQL/MariaDB PHP) is a server (much like the server that runs on your webserver), which you will configure on your local machine.

You can install pre-bundled programs that contain all of these, like MAMP (for Mac), or XAMPP (Mac or Windows) to quickly set up your environment.

However, this is a local host network which you will use to develop any website you want without hosting a live domain.

Tools to Develop a Website
Content Management System (CMS).

This is an administrator where you can manage your website content and choose a theme template that you like.

It is among the important tools to develop a website

You can choose from below listed CMS platforms.

  1. WordPress.
  2. Joomla.
  3. Drupal.
  4. Abante Cart.
  5. Blogger.
  6. Magneto.
  7. Prestashop. etc.

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