Types of Website

Types of Website

1) Personal Website

Some websites are produced by enthusiasts, for personal use or even just for entertainment. Here are some examples:
a) Students create a website mainly to showcase their works/resume and use it for internship applications.
b) Junior web developers build a website mainly for testing purposes. The business might not exist even though the website is presentable and look “real”.
c) Blogging site mainly to share information, for example, food blogger wrote an article about he/she just discover a new food store that offers great food at a low price.

2) Informational Website (Business / Corporate)

These websites used to provide background information about a business, organization, or service. A great informational website can act as an excellent sales tool for any company. Below are the examples:
a) inspiren.my (our website) – mainly build for introducing our brand and services. Visitors who think our portfolio is good and intent for web solutions, they might have dropped us a message through our contact form and ask about the pricing.

3) Others

Many websites build to make money and aiming to complete the entire purchase progress through online, using one or more business models, including:
a) Advertising Site – Posting interesting content and selling contextual advertising either through direct sales or through an advertising network.
b) Affiliate Website – Mainly is to sell a third party’s product. The seller receives a commission for facilitating the sale.
c) Crowdfunding Website – Platform to fund projects by the pre-purchase of products or by asking audience members to make a donation.
d) Donation Website – A website that allows the visitor to donate to charity simply by clicking on a button and make a donation.
e) Dating Website – A site where users can find other single people looking for long-term relationships, dating, short encounters or friendship.
f) e-Commerce – A site offering goods and services for online sales and enabling online transactions for such sales.
g) Forum – A site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages.
h) Gallery Website – A website designed specifically for use as a gallery; these may be an art gallery or photo gallery and of commercial or non-commercial nature.
i) Government Website – A website made by the local, state, department or national government of a country.
j) Gaming Website – A site that lets users play online games.
k) Gambling Website – Online casino.
l) Photo Sharing Website – A website created to share digital photos with the online community.
m) Review Website – A site on which people can post reviews for products or services.
n) Search Engine Site – A website that indexes material on the Internet or an intranet and provides links to information as a response to a query.
o) Social Networking Site – A site where users could communicate with one another and share media, such as pictures, videos, music, blogs, etc. with other users.
p) Webmail – A site that provides a webmail service.
q) Web Portal – A site that provides a starting point or a gateway to other resources on the Internet or an intranet.