Custom-designed vs. Theme-designed websites

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Custom-designed vs. Theme-designed websites
When you are considering a new website (or revamping an old one) it’s
imperative that you understand how the website is built. Your web developer
can create your website in two very distinct ways; they can build a custom-
designed website or a theme-designed (template) website.
While the aesthetic differences between these two options can be subtle, the
differences in cost, functionality, production and future maintainability are
massive.
A custom-designed website is one that is designed, built and coded from the
ground up with your business’ specific needs in mind. Building custom websites
requires a highly advanced skill-set and much more time. As a result, custom
websites are a bit more expensive at the outset.
Custom-designed vs. Theme-designed websites
A theme-designed website is one that uses an existing website with pre-
designed elements as a starting point. Skilled designers can then customise the
theme for your business. Creating websites this way drastically reduces the
amount of time needed to build a website and therefore the cost involved.
Budget aside for a minute, when you should get a custom-designed website?
If you have special features that you absolutely need for your website, then
going with a custom solution may be right for you. Some examples may
include:
You need users to have unique logins where they can do things like view their
account, leave reviews, post to forums, etc.