Sabtu, 18 Agustus 2012

Different Types of Websites Designed by Web Designer Experts

You should know that not all people could have the same tastes in their searches as you and their purpose getting online are not as what you think. (Not everyone is into Facebook and Twitter, and many of them too do not turn to Google and Wikipedia for help.)The Internet is a tapestry of different websites designed by many web designer experts.

What are the different sites that are designed by web design specialists? Let us get to know some popular ones. Let us know that a website can be of one type or a combination of many types.

Search Engines

Search engines are some of the most popular sites in the world due to their billions of traffic and visitors. They generally focus on one service which they are known for: that is, to provide users information based on the relevant keywords which they key in the search bar. Google and Bing are examples of search engines.

Web Directories and Yellow Pages

Directories and yellow pages function like search engines but they only provide specific information. People mostly turned to these search directories to look for available apartments in specific areas, for business, to hire a plumber, electrician or any other blue collar professional, to search for certain services, to buy products, to look for escorts, etc. Many directories and yellow pages can be customised for searches according to region or location. Users can even post classified ads in there. Some examples are Craigslist, DMOZ, Google Places, White Pages, True Local and Hotfrog.


Portals are multi-purposed websites, meaning they are websites that offers many services. Some examples are Google, Yahoo MSN and AOL. Google is the most popular search engine in the world, and it also offers social networking (through its flagship Google+), email (Gmail) and blogging (Blogspot), among many other services. Many known portals moonlight as search engines, web directories, news sites, email service providers and even article submission directory.

Information Websites

Information sites dedicates itself to providing information cater to one specific niche industry or can even widen their scope (becoming portals on the way). They can be a religious website, a political website, website run by government agencies, a school's official website, an online encyclopaedia (like Wikipedia) or a news, business, fashion, sports, music or showbiz website.

Personal Websites

A personal website is managed by a single individual to put online whatever they want. Many professionals, especially IT professionals, writers, photographers and designers, make use of personal websites to showcase their portfolio and skills.


Blogs are somewhat like personal websites, only that they moonlight as personal diaries where its users (called bloggers) have the liberty to express their thoughts and post whatever they want for their followers or readers to read. This is the type of website which users can able to share a bit of themselves to the public (no nudity allowed, just emotions, reactions, opinions and some other stuff). Users can create blog using free services like WordPress and Blogspot or use micro-blogging services like Twitter.

Company Websites

Many commercial and industrial establishments like fashion retail, hotels and resorts, restaurants and manufacturing companies maintain websites to provide their users information about the business and its services and product offering. A certain business should maintain a website to connect with its customers and make new clients too.

Social Networking Sites

Social networking sites have many varied uses today. Its primary purpose is to enable users to connect with their family, friends or acquaintances and even help locate lost ones and past colleagues. People now use social networking sites to get news updates on known people or events, look jobs or attract new customers to the business, reason why users like pages of certain entities and businesses create accounts. Popular social networking sites include Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.


Forums intend to bring like-minded users with common interests for interaction. There are many forums which cater to interests such as movies, music, sports, politics, religion, ethnicity and certain people, including celebrities. You can come across forums dedicated to your favourite rock band, TV, celebrity or football player.

Online Shopping Websites

Many retail firms set up websites where they can sell their goods and services to their customers online. There are even sites where registered users can post their items for sell. This enables people to buy their goods online without having to leave home. Popular online shopping websites include Amazon and eBay.

File, Photo and Video Sharing Sites

There are websites where users can upload images, documents, audio and videos online for other to read and watch and even download them. This includes, YouTube, Dailymotion and Vimeo (for videos), Flickr and Pinterest (for images) and Slideshare and Issuu (for PDFs).

These are just some of the types of websites that many web design in Sydney specialists help create and develop. They are all created for people with different purposes.

David Rowallan, a Blogger and a practicing Internet Marketing in I want to share my skills and experience about internet marketing by writing articles and sharing through internet, Blogging, sharing pictures and videos, and engaging into social media sites.

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