Imagine a webpage that isn’t simply a webpage — it’s a fluid, ever-changing nexus for everything your customers or even your employees need to know about your business. That’s the magic of web portal development.
What is Web Portal Development?
A web portal is a single access point for various kinds of information. It can include links to categorized information, such as articles, products, vendors, suppliers, individuals, etc. It often includes a membership component where users log-in and have access to their own profiles. Frequent visitors have access to RSS & news feeds and other kinds of information that the portal pulls from multiple sources and then displays in one centralized place. You can think of it as a hub for information and communication.
Web portal development requires a number of more advanced site-building skills, including rich application development, client-side and server-side scripting, registration systems and more. You’ll need a professional web portal development firm to help.
Why Consider Web Portal Development?
Different companies find different needs for web portals, and it’s often advantageous to have more than one. For example, a university might have one portal that students can log into to register for classes or buy a dining plan, while the school might host a separate, secured portal for faculty members to manage attendance, enroll in online professional development, submit grades, etc.
In the private sector, businesses often create a web portal for their employees as a sort of intranet, to manage workflow, scheduling, contact information, human resources affairs, document management and even email.
Web portals are also used as the basis for community based websites and news publishing organizations. These rich content based websites provide many features, allowing you to effectively manage all the tasks associated with being an online publisher or content aggregator.
Web portals provide an organized structure for your content, allowing you to effectively engage website visitors in the most compelling way. Your unique content keeps them coming back. Visitors can be engaged with blogs, commenting, social media, polls, surveys, email marketing, guest bloggers, etc. The great thing about web portals is that they are easy to manage once setup properly and give you the ability to rapidly publish content.
There’s literally no limit to what we can do with web portal development.
Contact ClearTech Interactive for Expert Web Portal Development
At ClearTech Interactive, we specialize in customized web portal development. Unlike many other web design agencies, we craft web portals from the ground up, uniquely tailored to meet your company’s specific needs. In fact, we have been building web portals for since 2003 for clients all around the country. And our affordable solutions can fit most any budget!
To learn more about web portals and what they can do for you, send ClearTech Interactive an email today, or call us at 727-562-5161 to speak with a Web Portal Development Specialist.