Advantages and Disadvantages of DIY Website Services

Advantages and Disadvantages of DIY Website Services

Economical, as hiring a professional may cost hundreds to thousands of dollars more. Small scale business owners usually go for DIY websites as it saves them a lot of money. Though it should not be forgotten that one gets what one is paying for.

Flexibility and Choice, as you are developing your own website you have full authority to direct your creativity and the design of your website. One is free to do any updates and changes to the website at one’s own time schedule. While web designers may be slow at it as one web designer has many projects to handle and your update request may end up in a long queue. But by employing DIY websites you can get things done on your own time.

One learns new concepts, as one often needs to learn HTML and CSS language to set up a fully functional website of one’s own. You surely get to learn new concepts and skills which is obviously is a positive factor of the DIY website.


Time consuming, as one will have to learn how to write the code, learn about the web hosting and domain name services. Professionals, on the other hand, would take a few minutes to develop or troubleshoot the website as they are more experienced. Learning the coding process to develop one’s own website may appear as a time waste to some as one can hire professional web designers to get a website and chalk out a marketing plan while in DIY one needs to develop the whole website first and then chalk out the marketing plan.

No Knowledge about the technical stuff, A businessman may not be aware of various other technical aspects involved in website building. These may include Search engine optimization, Website Performance Optimization, Anti-Spam, Analytics and security features.

Lacks Professional Looks, The final website may lack the professional look and it may be quite evident from your designs that you are new to web designing. In extreme cases, you may end up harming the repute of your business if your website is not well planned and professional in looks.
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