1. Not allow you to make your own changes to your site

You want to change some text on your site but first you have to get your webperson, explain what you want, and then wait for them to make the change. And then you’ll probably have a big charge on your next invoice.

 

 

2. Make it expensive to add new functionality

Would you like to add a cart with online transaction processing?  Better open your wallet because that will cost you.  Do you want to be able to show your visitors your upcoming events?  Someone is going to have to program it and and it won’t be cheap.

 

 

3. Make it difficult to change the look and feel of your site

Because traditional websites bury the content with the code, it is frequently cheaper to throw everything away and start over if you want to do major updates to your site.

 

 

 

4. Make it hard to move your website

Can you imagine moving your home’s furniture if everything was built in?  Well, if you have a traditional hand coded website, that is what you are facing if you want to move your site to a new host.  How do you know you have a hard coded static website?  If you never have received a backup of your website’s content in your email, you do.

 

 

5. Create a website that is not search engine friendly

It takes a lot of skill to make a site attractive to the search engines.  If your webperson doesn’t do it right, the search is called off and your customers will never find you.

 

 

 

6. Not provide a way for your site to be seen by mobile device visitors

There is no question that many people will try to find you on their smart phone or smat pad.  If your site has been written in the traditional fashion, it will appear as a bunch of gibberish to the visitor.

 

 

 

7. Use proprietary software

If your developer has used software owned by a company and they go out of business or decide to increase their rates, you end up the loser.

 

 

 

8. Hand code the entire site

Can you imagine how expensive it would be if your car was built by hand?  That is the traditional way websites are built, but in this case, doing things by hand does not mean that the quality is better. Labor intensive hand coding is the reason websites can cost thousands of dollars. What is worse is that  developers rarely document their code and if you have to find someone else to work on your site, they will not have a clue what the previous webperson did. Guess who pays for their learning time?

 

9. Make updating hard to do

Things change and your website may not be easy to add the newest security or feature updates.  In many cases, once the site is built, you will never hear from the developer again – unless you want to change some text.

 

 

 

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