Things to Remember for a Successful Web Development Project


Successful web development doesn’t come easy. There are ways to achieve success in this heavily contested field. Read on to learn how to create a successful project.


1. Start with a clear and detailed specification

The only way for the developers and designers to be sure of whether they know what they want their site to do is to have a clear and detailed specification.


Brainstorming and discussions sessions are great for this and often result in each program having a unique picture in head.

This means there is no substitute to writing and noting the details in order to get everyone agreed to the specifications of the project.


2. Make sure your team has the required skills

If you have not had a proper talk with web professionals or a good deal of homework, then you might consider web designing and web development the same thing.


The truth is that they both are distinct and have different job roles. Designers are artists and are responsible for making the look of a website beautiful and well organized. Developers, on the other hand, are technicians concerned with the world of details and coding par​t.


3. Check for track records of team and their responsiveness

How will you assess the skills of your prospective web development team? Since most of the business owners are now an expert in all these skills, one needs to learn a few details to make technical evaluation and assessment.

The few areas where you can make a check are:

·        The past performance indicates the future results,

·        look for their previous works and website, and

·        ask about its specifications and job roles.


In case your project requires several capabilities and features beyond the basics of a website d​evel​oper or designer you have, you need to discuss them with a hired web development firm in advance and check whether the team has worked on the same features or not!


4. Don’t underestimate content and coordination tasks

A successful web development is dependent on the right balance of design and coding skills and thus you will require content curation, , content development, etc. These aspects are usually overlooked at the start but even a small negligence and under-resourcing might result in disasters.


Most of the new business owners tend to get astonished to know how much work is to be done in order to gather all the coordination and content in all aspects of a project.


You might want to handle all the tasks in-house and let the design and web development work be done by outsourcing them to appropriate web development and design firms. You must have enough inclination and reason to do so.


5. Plan to test, revise, and iterate

No matter how well organized your project specifications are and irrespective of how experienced and talented your web development team is – it is unrealistic to expect everything to come out as you have expected the very first time.


While creating the visual outlay of your website and noting the specifications, the team is usually working on a small amount of content. As and when the real content is added, issues arise and the website faces problems.


Written by Lara Harding. Lara is a design student who stepped into the field of web development by a chance. However, she started liking it when people started appreciating his skill and quality. She is known to get projects done fast and without errors. Heraim always remains to have code coherence and ease of understanding. To know more about her work, visit:

www.cirandas.net