Many business owners or average people who are looking to get an online presence with retail capabilities with look at many prices associated with website design and quickly turn away. Managing a website can be easy at the best of times however when things go wrong it is usually a very hard to fix issue. For this reason, owners look to find services which include maintenance and updates. This is where the content management system and its prices come in.
One thing you will notice is that if you find a web design firm offering both custom built websites and CMS web design, the CMS web design will tend to be cheaper. Content Management Systems are a group of software which is essentially the entire backend of a website. This means the web design firm can focus on the actual look of the website instead of the backend functionality. CMS such as WordPress are very easy to use and easy to manage, in fact in most cases a member of staff at the company can be trained to do maintenance and updates without any extra costs.
Due to the reasons above CMS web design usually is the cheaper option, and is definitely the right choice for anyone looking to have a website designed on a tight budget.