Website Types

website types

Website Types

Do you know that approximately 400 new websites are created every minute? There are already billions of sites online. So when you’re just starting a new project, it may be really difficult to think about all the other sites out there. In order not to get lost in the variety of information, first you need to decide on the type of your website.

All websites can be categorized in terms of purpose, content presentation and CMS. Let’s learn what are the types of website available in the market. It’s better to do it step-by-step.

There are two basics a website for-profit and a website for non-profit.

Based on content regularity any website can be static or dynamic.

Based on functionality (purpose), the most popular website types are listed below.

The website content can be presented in different forms mentioned below.

You should use one of CMS (content management system) to build a website.


  • Brochure (info)
  • Crowdfunding
  • E-commerce
  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Portfolio
  • Media
  • Brochure
  • Nonprofit
  • Educational
  • Infopreneur
  • Personal
  • Web portal
  • Wiki or community forum


  • Blog
  • Vlog
  • One page
  • Landing page
  • Photo gallery
  • Video gallery


  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • DLE
  • Drupal
  • Magento

Website types in detail

Website types on purpose

Website content presentation

Content management systems