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Why should a website be built in DNN?

02 Nov, 2023 | Return|

Why should a website be built in DNN?

Choosing the right platform for building a website is a critical decision for any business or organisation. At DyNNamite we specialise in working with DNN. DNN is a web content management system (CMS) and web application development framework which offers great potential. Here is why we think that your website should be built in DNN.

  1. Scalability and Flexibility: DNN provides an incredibly scalable and flexible platform for web development. Whether you are starting with a small website or need to build a complex web application, DNN can accommodate your needs. With a wide range of modules, skins, and extensions, you can easily customise your site to meet your specific requirements.
  2. Security: Security is a focal point for any website. DNN is well-regarded for its security features. The DNN community continuously monitors and updates the platform to address potential vulnerabilities. With role-based security and granular permissions, you can control who has access to your website's content and functionality.
  3. User-Friendly Interface: DNN offers a user-friendly content management system. Non-technical users can easily create and edit content without needing extensive training. This is especially useful for organisations with multiple contributors who may not have a deep technical background.
  4. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO): DNN is designed with SEO in mind. It provides features and tools that make it easier to optimise your website for search engines. This includes features like clean URLs, Meta tags, and easy integration with SEO modules.
  5. Mobile Responsiveness: With the increasing use of mobile devices, it's essential that your website is responsive to various screen sizes. DNN provides responsive design features, ensuring that your site looks and functions well on smartphones, tablets, and desktops.
  6. E-Commerce Capabilities: For businesses looking to set up online stores, DNN offers a range of E-Commerce modules and integrations that make it easy to create and manage an online shop. This can save a lot of time and effort when compared to building an E-Commerce site from scratch.
  7. Community and Support: DNN has a large and active community of developers, users, and vendors. This means that you can find a wealth of resources, including forums, documentation, and third-party extensions. Additionally, there are various support options available for those who need assistance with their DNN websites.
  8. Integration Capabilities: DNN is built on the Microsoft .NET framework, which makes it a powerful choice for organisations already invested in the Microsoft ecosystem. It can seamlessly integrate with various Microsoft products and services, such as SharePoint, Active Directory, and Azure.
  9. Cost-Effective: DNN is open-source, which means you can use the platform without incurring licensing fees. This can make it a cost-effective choice, especially for smaller businesses and organisations with limited budgets.
  10. Customisation and Extensibility: DNN allows for extensive customisation and extensibility. Whether you need to build a custom module or integrate with third-party systems, DNN's architecture supports such development. This means your website can grow and evolve with your business needs.

We know that DNN is a robust and versatile platform for building websites and web applications. If you are considering building a website, DNN should certainly be on your shortlist of platforms to explore, and our DNN experts will be able to build it for you. To find out more about DNN and our services please contact us now

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