Types of Website and SEO methods to start with

Welcome to cpcguru.com, this article will help you understand different types of website and their SEO method in general.

Ideally, we see web pages on our web browsers which normally Google chrome or Firefox. I will not get into the technicalities and processes involved because we don’t need it now but briefly websites are made up of as follow:

Html – Hypertext Markup Language is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.

PHP – A server scripting language.

WordPress – Content Management System is based on PHP

And many other open source framework & languages like Magento, Joomla, Osclass, Ruby, python and Perl etc.

Website Type Type Edit Type Common Purpose Official Website
Html Language Source code Static Website https://www.w3.org/html/
PHP Language Source code Dynamic Website https://secure.php.net/
WordPress CMS Framework Plugins Blog, Content heavy Site https://wordpress.org/
Magento Framework Plugins E-commerce https://magento.com/
Joomla CMS Framework Plugins Blog, Content heavy Site https://www.joomla.org/
Osclass Framework Plugins Classified site https://osclass.org/

Types of Website

When using a language such as Html, Php, Ruby or Python without any framework or environment that allows editing on graphics user interface the On-page SEO is done on Source code of the web pages.

Source code
Image of source code of the pages

There are many free editors available in the web like notepad++ & Sublime text to edit these pages.

If the web pages are built with WordPress, Magento, Joomla, Osclass then they allow SEO plugins to make changes on the web pages through their interface.

Images of GUI of WordPress

All these languages get updated on a timely basis and have official forums and community to help their users who use their language or framework.

Once you choose the language or framework according to your website need, you can ask or search any website related query in the forum and get help.

Web hosting

A website is just the web pages or series of web pages which also need an online space called web hosting.

Without web hosting you cannot publish the web pages or website hence there are also many popular web hosting service providers e.g. godaddy.com which provide a domain name and hosting services.

Domain Name

The Web works on IP addresses, hence a system was introduced to translate the domain name into IP addresses. This system is called domain name server.

Pinging Google
Pinging Google!

Hence “google.com” is a domain name which translates into IP address by domain name server

This was introduced because as human beings it is easier to remember or recall words as compared to numbers in IP address format.

Hence it’s easy to remember google.com instead of

In this article, you learned the type of language or framework used for making a web page or website, their official forum and community for help and how they are differentiated with each other. What is web hosting and why it is needed and what is a domain name called.

Many of the beginners do not have the knowledge of these basic concepts and types of website which are very important before getting started with SEO or Digital marketing.


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