It is a necessity to stay updated in today’s time. If you own a business (regardless of small, medium or large scale), you would want to serve your consumers the best way you can. To make this customer-provider relationship easy and hassle-free the online business portals are gaining lot of attention from today’s modern consumers who are very choosy when it comes to investing their time and money.
Web portals can help your business grow and improve the revenue besides simplifying the relation with the consumers and buyers. To meet the needs of the target audience, the brands and enterprises are developing customized portals to offer the required products and services at the best price possible.
A web portal is a specifically designed website that works as the single medium for delivering multiple sources of information. A web portal is capable of collecting diverse information and making it conveniently accessible to the user. You can say that a web portal is a commercialized structure of a website.
You can develop the customized web portal for your business if you have the required skill set. It is also possible to outsource the services and get the assistance of experienced and skilled professionals in organizing and strategizing the web portal development. Before hiring your professionals for your web portal, you might want to read the easy guideline we have brought for portal development.
We have divided the web portal development into three different phases to simplify the process for understanding the development procedure. Whenever we get the project of portal development related to any line of business, there are basically three phases:
Phase 1: The pre development phase comprises of meticulous and thorough planning. All the important information and details that you might need to collect and think over before coming up with a well-designed strategy for the portal development. Some key points to keep in mind while planning for the web portal development are as under:
Phase 2: Once you are through with your initial planning phase, you will come to the second stage of portal development. We have further classified this phase into four different stages of development that is, portal architecture, portal development, portal staging and portal production.
Your designer will first develop the prototype of web portal before finalizing the site in order to eliminate and prevent errors and mistakes in the actual web portal. Certain factors you must consider while designing web portal are:
Some of the types of testing that is performed for checking web portals are:
Deploying of the portal is done before the site goes live. The professionals will do test runs and check for the real time issues and fix the errors if they found any. The build has to clear the development tests before deploying. This testing phase exposes the build to the condition that matches the live environment like network configuration, software configuration, server specifications and operating systems.
Phase 3: Post development phase is the last stage of portal development. After the portal has gone live and is working properly, the administrator has the responsibility to manage the portal as well as repeat the portal development cycle. For managing portal applications and resources, portal development tools come handy; for instance some portal development tools are as given below:
Developing a smart portal means a perfect combination of expertise, skill and experience. Customized portals are easily developed for various business types to appeal to the target visitors and regular users. Travel portals, marriage portals, job portals, classified portals, healthcare portals etc. are example of some of the most commonly developed web portals in today’s time. You contact Midas IT Services if you wish to develop bespoke web portal for your business.
You can contact us for cost-effective and reliable web portal development services. reach out to us at +91 011-26785064 or check our Request Information page.