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Static Website or Content Management System?

by Chris Smith

If you've decided you want a website, the next decision to be made is which kind - a simple, static website or a Content Management System (CMS)? Let's have a look at the pros and cons of each kind.

Static website

Pros Cons

Content Management System

Pros Cons


In the end it boils down to how much content you are dealing with and how frequently that content is going to change.

If you are starting up a new business it may be worth taking advantage of the tax breaks allowed as start-up costs and go for the CMS.