Scope creep is a very common occurrence in web development.
If the project’s scope keeps expanding and widening during the design and development phase it will extend the estimated timelines and eventually requiring budget extensions. Setting up realistic timelines and strategic planning is critical to the project’s long-term success and avoid unnecessary scope creep.
Here are main things to address within the planning phase:
Programming language and content management systems
If the website is intended to be a source of information for its users, content management systems like WordPress would likely meet your requirements. On the other hand, if you are looking to build an e-commerce website, unique web frameworks would suit your needs better.
WordPress. The main benefits of this system is the framework does not require to be built from scratch: we can adapt, add custom coding and use a theme structure with functions that are tried and tested. WordPress is an economical option to build a wonderful website.
Unique web framework. The benefits of having your unique framework is that it will perform and function exactly to your specific custom requirements. The key considerations here is time and cost as the website framework will have to be developed, built and tested from scratch.