A static web site (sometimes called a flat site) is one that is delivered to the user exactly as stored in contrast to dynamic web pages which are generated by a web application. Consequently a static web site displays the same information for all users, all of the time.
A static website is used by those whose online needs or offers change very rarely, if at all. A good example would be a tradesman offering limited services, where the pricing is dependent upon very individual factors, making the publication
Static web sites often comprise HTML documents made available by the web server over HTTP. However, loose interpretations of the term could include web pages stored in a database, and could even include pages formatted using a template and served through an application server, as long as the page served is unchanging and presented essentially as stored.
However, despite the disadvantages, a static website may still be the appropriate tool to put your offer onto the internet. In too many cases businesses have ended up with the type of site the designer wants to make, and not what they need. If this is what your business needs, this is what it should have.
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