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HTML vs. Wordpress

Discussion in 'General Scripting Chat' started by indianaxjones, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. indianaxjones

    indianaxjones Junior Member

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    Seems to be opposed to installing Wordpress. Is set on keeping old website on pure HTML and editing via Dreamweaver. Is a complete product site that changes often.

    Can you name any advantage of keeping it HTML?

    Can you provide a few reasons I can forward why Wordpress is a better solution?

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  2. june007

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    Wordpress more easy with the plugin install . Easy to rank your page in google.Easy for newbie to learn and use php.

    Many free theme. Have many tool in theme itself to build your own front page.
     
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    If you don't want to use wordpress, consider a custom CMS. If you are rolling enough dough there is nothing superior to a custom coded CMS.
     
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  4. Gigidus

    Gigidus Registered Member

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    html for static, wordpress for dynamic
     
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  5. Chiefjop

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    html for all ^^
     
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    Aty Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    HTML is the fastest lading among all.

    Wordpress is relatively easy to manage and has lots of features/plugins.
     
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  7. WebLab

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    It will be a headache to make changes often with html website.
    I find html better option for pre-decided pages for a website.
     
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    The main advantage using wordpress for SEO (in my oppinion) is the plugins - just take SEO Yoast for example, it gives you basic on page SEO with a click! :)
     
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    Both have pro's and con's to them.

    Really need to list out your goals of where you want be with your site.

    Are you planning on adding another staff member to help you and so on.

    Then once you have your list go with that.

    Everyone will have their say on which is best. But when it comes down to it. What works for one might not work for you. So make your list and go with what feels right for you.
     
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  10. neolight

    neolight Newbie

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    Wordpress sucks. Period.

    I had a website created with Wordpress and I had only headache. I still don't know why I did that . All that robust software (plugins and other shits) for one ordinary website. It is ridiculous.

    Database failures, slowness, can be easily hacked, brute force attacks. It can be expensive if you have high traffic.

    I had to check website, few times a day every day with questions: Is it alive? Is it hacked?

    I made website in HTML (with php extension). My sidebar, menu bar, footer, header and places for possible ads (above post and under post ) have separate page in PHP. When I want to change that files, changes impact all pages of website.

    I tried to promote my HTML/PHP website (hosted on shared hosting plan), on some ad network and it received 5000 visits in 30 minutes. Can Wordpress handles that amount of traffic?

    Notepad and page inspector are my the best friends.

    I stay away of that shit. It makes me nervous.
     
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  11. sachinram

    sachinram Newbie

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    Plain HTML will make your website much faster than Wordpress but obviously you cannot interact with the database in plain HTML..

    In case there is no database required and you have a static website then go for HTML anytime

    If you need a frequent database interaction and good CMS then wordpress is best!
     
  12. globalanomaly

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    There's also things like wolfcms and such. WP doesn't have a monopoly quite yet.